Recently I developed quite a complex and quite flexible PCF control for my customer. I did all the testing and everything was working fine for me according to the provided requirements. I notified the customer that the latest version of the control was pushed to the environment and started to wait on the feedback. In …
Author: Andrew Butenko
PCF: Solving issue with lookupObjects and modal dialogs layering
During my few last project I had to implement the same pattern: PCF control opens the Modal dialog Dialog has controls that use OOB lookupObjects function to enter the data Challenge – the panel that pops up when lookupObjects is executed is located under the initiating Dialog: In order to fix this issue it would …
Showing indirectly related records in the form’s grid
During my recent project, I resolved a few similar tasks – the requirement was to show records that are not directly related to the current one. Depending on the scenario you can use one of 2 ways I provided in this post.
Applying UCI styling to a FluentUI Dropdown Component
Here is the next post of the series in regards to styling of FluentUI controls to look native in the UCI interface. Today my post is dedicated to Dropdown control that is now called “Choice” in Dataverse.
Applying UCI Styling to a FluentUI DatePicker component
Back in February, I had in plan to share the series of articles that were dedicated to the styling of FluentUI controls and making them look like the native UCI controls. I had a chance to compose the post about the styling of TextField. Unfortunately, my plans changed and I had no time to work …
Applying UCI Styling to a FluentUI TextField component
I have been working with Business Applications (and Dynamics CRM/Dynamics 365 for CE/Dataverse specifically) since the year 2008 and Dynamics CRM 4.0. When I just joined the game I was really impressed with the “UI Style Guide” documentation that was shipped as a part of SDK. This document contained detailed recommendations on how the custom …
Including additional JS files to your PCF Control
Adding a PCF Control to the Dataverse Application Navigation (SiteMap)
At the moment unfortunately it’s not possible to put PCF directly to the SiteMap but I found a workaround you can use that I described in this post.
Let’s build Html WebResources faster and smarter, vol. 2
In the previous post, I provided step-by-instructions on how to start developing HtmlWebResources using create-react-app. In this, I will share one more tip I got from Chris Groh that can speed up the development/testing process even greater.
Let’s build Html WebResources faster and smarter
I wrote the initial post on how to develop Html/JS webresources using modern frameworks almost 2 years ago. A few months back I got an email from my colleague Chris Groh who did a few brilliant recommendations on how to enhance the development process and in this post, I will provide an updated version of …