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Nov 26, 2020

In today's podcast, Joel Lindstrom and George Doubinski talk about Dataverse, the new name of Common Data Service.

Microsoft has also renamed some of the CDS components. Entities are now tables, Option Sets are now choices, and fields are not columns.

These new names may be confusing for long time platform users, but...


Oct 29, 2020

It's autumn in the the US, the leaves are falling, and we are back with another episode of CRM Audio.

In today's episode, Joel Lindstrom, George Doubinski, and Shawn Tabor talk about George's new in-line code editor function for Power Automate--how does it work, why would you want to use it over plain expressions, and...


Sep 28, 2020

Microsoft released a public preview of Connection References, which store Power Automate (and some Power App) connections in solutions, and prompt for connection when the solution is moved to another environment.

This is a big deal because currently connections are not moved with solutions, which means that Power...


Jul 30, 2020

Last week at Microsoft Inspire, Microsoft announced DataFlex, a light version of Common Data Service that will be included with Microsoft Teams and make it easy to build low-code applications inside of Teams with simplified security. They also announced that CDS will be rebranded as DataFlex Pro.

Joel, George and Shawn...


Jul 21, 2020

New in preview, Microsoft has released a CRUD API for Power Apps Portals. Why do we need this when Common Data Service already has a web API? Hint: It's not for integration, it's for user experience. See the official documentation here: