Author: Norm Young

How to create a new Dataverse Environment

How to create a new Dataverse Environment

An environment in Dataverse is the container that stores the data, apps, processes, reports and other components within a Dataverse solution. A common use case for creating added Dataverse environments is to keep “production”, “test”, and “development” activities separated. In this blog post, we will walk through the steps of creating a new Dataverse environment and … Continue reading How to create a new Dataverse Environment

How to Get Started With Dataverse Solutions

This article originally appears on the AvePoint blog as How to Get Started With Dataverse Solutions. Dataverse is sometimes viewed as a database service, but it’s much more than just tables and views. Also included are apps, forms, processes, workflows, and other built-in and reusable objects that can be used to create and distribute applications.   One … Continue reading How to Get Started With Dataverse Solutions

How to get a Power Apps Developer Plan 

How to get a Power Apps Developer Plan 

If you want to get started with Dataverse but do not have a license available get a Power Apps Developer Plan. The Developer Plan gives you Power Apps, Power Automate and Dataverse for non-production use. Learn more at: https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/developerplan/  You have two options for signing up:  Get started free, use this choice if are you not using … Continue reading How to get a Power Apps Developer Plan 

When a List Isn’t Enough: A Case for Dataverse and Model-Driven Apps

When a List Isn’t Enough: A Case for Dataverse and Model-Driven Apps

This article originally appears on the AvePoint blog as When a List Isn’t Enough: A Case for Dataverse and Model-Driven Apps. I like working with Microsoft Lists. They’re easy to create and easy to populate and have many options to improve the user experience with features like column formatting and extending functionality using services like the … Continue reading When a List Isn’t Enough: A Case for Dataverse and Model-Driven Apps

Use Power Automate to copy multi-select Person values between Microsoft Lists

Use Power Automate to copy multi-select Person values between Microsoft Lists

In this blog post I will show how to copy multi-select Person values from one list to another. This post is a supplement to: Use Power Automate to move Microsoft Lists items to another list. I am using two lists called Source and Destination. Both lists have a Person column called "Person" that allows multiple selections. Create a new Flow … Continue reading Use Power Automate to copy multi-select Person values between Microsoft Lists