Author Archives: Maryna Hornieieva

Maksym, we will always remember you

Our colleague Maksym Shnurenok was killed by russian soldiers in the war near Chernihiv in the first days of the war.
Maksym was positive, outgoing, and hardworking. He said, “I don’t know how you have time for daily meetings! I’m up to my ears in work.” … Read More

Field Limits in Dataverse: How many fields are too many fields?

I want to share with you the Secret de Polichinelle for Dataverse.
The other day I came across a seemingly obvious limitation, but in my personal practice, it appeared for the first time – a limitation on the number of fields created per entity. More specifically, the limitation on the number of fields that are used in the Filtered View. … Read More

What is Power Pages? Duck test. Part 1

The Microsoft Power Pages was announced in a preview on the 24th of May 2022 as a fifth product in the Microsoft Power Platform family.
It is a more advanced way of creating websites, similar to how we are using and building the Power Apps Portals. Yet, it is a separate application type (it has its own icon), built on top of Dataverse. … Read More

Microsoft apps for Nonprofits

MS Dynamics 365 and Power Platform skills can be applied for Nonprofits as well as for commercial projects. Moreover, Microsoft provides discounts on licensing and supports you along the way. So, let’s go through the whole process of these technologies implementation. … Read More

Dataverse, limits by publish, are you serious?

An extremely funny story happened to me on the project.
I understand that hardly anyone will have all the stars in such a sequence, but I can’t help but tell about this case.
I have 2 environments in which development is taking place. DEV1 is in the UAE region, DEV2 is in the GBR. This is because the DEV1 team is based in the UAE and is developing there, and the DEV2 team is developing Portal solutions, the servers for which were unavailable in the UAE at the beginning of the year. … Read More

Razor View Rendering in .NET 6

Razor View Engine is a great mechanism to render view templates into HTML. How to render Razor view template into HTML string in .NET 6 and used it in different types of applications like console, Windows Services, FaaS? Check out the article about it. … Read More

Power Apps Portals: basic security setup

I would like to share an easy case of security setup in the Power Apps Portal.
When you start creating a Portal you often need to display only relevant data for each user. … Read More

Power Platform: Connection Reference

I want to share some basic concepts of Connection References in Power Platform. This might help you to quickly adapt when creating flows or applications. … Read More

PowerApps Portal: Grid Total

Working with the Power Apps Portal sometimes requires customizations that are not implemented by the standard settings. Implementing PCF control is too time-consuming, compared with relatively small JavaScript modifications on the Web Page. In this article, I am sharing an example of adding a total line to summarize sales. … Read More

Minimal API in .NET 6

As a part of the .NET 6 release, Microsoft added Minimal API support.
Minimal API is a great way for beginners to create small microservices and HTTP APIs using C# and ASP.NET Core. … Read More