Posted on February 13, 2019 by Nicholas Hayduk
A topic I find that often leads to confusion for those new to Dynamics 365 Portal development (and even for those who have been doing it for a while) is the various options for displaying an Entity List or an Entity Form on a page. So in this week’s post, let’s look at the options.
Posted on January 2, 2019 by Nicholas Hayduk
A question was asked on the Microsoft Dynamics 365 Community forums about how to hide or show a workflow action button based on the current user’s role, and since there are a few different ways to do this, I thought it was worthy of a blog post.
Posted on December 10, 2018 by Nicholas Hayduk
During last week’s eXtreme365 event in Austin, Texas, I was lucky enough to co-present a session with Nikita Polyakov (a Senior R&D Solution Architect at Microsoft, with a focus on Dynamics 365 Portal implementations). One of the tips he mentioned during the session was about using Liquid to decide which Entity Form to display on a page – it’s a very cool technique that seems to be underused. Then, a question showed up on the Dynamics 365 Community forums where that technique could be used to solve the problem. So I figured I’d write a quick blog post to get the word out on using Liquid to determine which Entity Form to display on a page.
Posted on November 15, 2018 by Nicholas Hayduk
Posted on October 10, 2018 by Nicholas Hayduk
Posted on October 3, 2018 by Nicholas Hayduk
In my previous blog post, I talked about the overall page structure for a Dynamics 365 Portals page, and the main elements included in the rendered page, including the Header, Footer, and the Page Content. In this post, I get into the details about where code might be within the Page Content.
Posted on September 28, 2018 by Nicholas Hayduk
Posted on August 21, 2018 by Nicholas Hayduk
In my second post in the series on how you can add an integration with SharePoint to the Employee Self-Service Portal in Dynamics 365 without using server-side code, I’ll describe how we go about getting the SharePoint folder location for the current Case on the Edit Case page.
Posted on July 11, 2018 by Nicholas Hayduk
One of the big things we’ve talked about during the transition from Adxstudio Portals v7 to the Portal Capabilities for Dynamics 365 v8 is losing the ability to include server-side code in your website project. There are ways around this limitation – typically we recommend using a Dynamics 365 Portals Companion App. However, there is another technique, which we’ve always considered a bit of a hack, but not only does it work, Microsoft is using the technique in their own Portals. So if they can do it, why not us?
Posted on June 2, 2017 by Nicholas Hayduk
In this post I go through some of our favorite platforms for building portals, and I’ll let you know what we love, and what we don’t, about each one of them.