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Our favorite Microsoft Power Apps Component Framework tips and tricks

by Sam Kumar
VP | Dynamics 365 | Power Platform, Inogic
December 07 2021

Ever since Microsoft made Power Apps component framework available in 2019, it has become easier for professional developers to create code components for model-driven and canvas apps. With features like reusability of codes, easy configurations, solution awareness, and no need for iframes or additional scripts to control the iframe, the framework has empowered developers and app makers alike in building compelling visual components in Power Apps and Dynamics 365.

Microsoft has been releasing new features and updates in Power Apps component framework throughout 2021. To get you acquainted with these updates, we have curated a list of our popular blog posts that will help you in understanding how to get the best from Power Apps component framework features.

1. Create Simple Lookup using PCF Control

With new updates, Power Apps component framework now allows us to develop PCF Controls for lookup fields using the new lookup type property. In this blog, we have given a step by step guide to creating a PCF control for a lookup field and then adding it on a ‘Primary Contact’ lookup field of the Account entity.

2. Read and Set Date Format of Logged-in User in PCF Control

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About Sam Kumar

Inogic is one the leading Microsoft Gold ISV Partners with an exclusive focus on providing innovative apps and development services on Dynamics 365 CRM/Power Platform. Its flagship Dynamics 365 CRM maps integration app Maplytics™, a 5-star rated Preferred App on Microsoft AppSource, is changing the way locational intelligence is leveraged with features like Radius Search, Territory Management, Route Optimization, Auto-scheduling, et al.

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