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Two-sync between Spotler and Dynamics 365 CRM

The connector only supported syncing from Dynamics 365 CRM to Spotler. It was not yet possible to synchronize changed contact information back to Dynamics 365 CRM. Only Permissions (Subscriptions) were synchronized both ways. Two-way synchronization SpotlerAutomate,...

Early-Bound Classes for .NET 4.6.2 and 6.0

You like to use strong types in .NET when working with Dataverse / Dynamics 365? Are you into Early-Bound Classes? Generating entity classes? You can use CrmSvcUtil for this, but I personally like to use XrmContext from Delegate to do this, because it creates smaller...

WordPress Blocks Post using the REST API

Sending email to my subscribers is done by an automation flow. In the last couple of days paragraphs in my emails started to disappear. It changed into one large blob of text which is very annoying to read. Sorry about this! The automation depends on the RSS-feed of...

Delay Automation Until Contact Synced 

When we implemented Automations into the connector SpotlerAutomate, we created two new operations to choose from when creating a Spotler Job: Start Automation Stop Automation The Start Automation operation triggers Spotler to start an Automation for a specific...

Form Data OnLoad

You want to call Form OnLoad multiple times? Don't! I was reading about a blogpost to trigger the Form OnLoad multiple times. This should happen after the data was saved and/or refreshed. Why would you want this? Usually, the Form OnLoad contains logic to change the...

Sync Choices column to Spotler

Choices column In Dynamics 365 CRM / Power Apps we can define a column that allows a selection of multiple options. This is called the Choices column. Compare this with the Choice column which only allows one choice. This column is also known as MultiSelect Option Set...

Not a valid Mobile number or Zip code

Spotler has a couple of special data types for fields. For example, Mobile number (Mobiel nummer) and Zip code (Postcode). These data types have additional validation to make sure the data is correct. Especially handy if you allow customers to change their own profiel...

Power Pages Secure?

Power Pages! They tell me it's easy and is very secure, it's built in! I am not fully convinced when I hear this. Why? Simple said: "Easy and Security don't mix". Making something more secure will make it less easy to use. Data separation The thing is, Dataverse is...

Improving the Form Switcher

In Microsoft Dynamics 365, Model Driven Apps in the Power Platform, you can create multiple main forms for the same table or TOFKAE (The Object Formally Known As Entity). When to use multiple forms This can be handy because you can assign different security roles to...

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