Power Platform and Dynamics 365 CE for Absolute Beginners: Configure and Customize Your Business Needs

  • 2h 58m
  • Sanjaya Prakash Pradhan
  • Apress
  • 2022

This is your complete guide to less-code and no-code theories, along with practical application of Microsoft Power Apps and Dynamics 365 CE/CRM Apps.

The book covers topics including the configurations, customizations, and enhancements in Microsoft Power Apps and Dynamics 365 CE/CRM Apps. You will start by learning Microsoft Dataverse concepts followed by Microsoft Canvas Apps, model-driven apps, and PowerApps Portals. You will understand how to work with Power Virtual Agent, Power BI, and Power Automate, and how to use AI in Power Apps. The book provides important integration concepts for Power Apps, Dynamics 365 CE/CRM Apps, and Microsoft Azure. You will know how to customize Dynamics 365 CE/CRM Apps and Power Apps using OOTB capabilities.

After reading this book, you will understand how Microsoft Power Apps and Dynamics 365 CE/CRM Apps can be used, configured, and customized for your business needs using customer data. You will be able to increase efficiency in customer data management and cloud app integrations.

What You Will Learn

  • Get up to speed on the Power platform echo-system and Dynamics 365 architecture
  • Work with Dataverse
  • Understand the Power platform building blocks
  • Select Power Apps to manage customer data
  • Configure and customize Power Apps
  • Design robust cloud flows
  • Integrate Power BI with Dynamics 365 CE/CRM Apps
  • Understand the core apps in Dynamics 365 CE/CRM
  • Use AI in Power Apps

About the Author

Sanjaya Prakash Pradhan is a Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Power Apps Business Applications (MVP), and Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) in Dynamics 365 CE and Power Apps. He is an experienced senior technical consultant with 13+ years of experience in consulting and training who has worked on numerous business system implementations. Sanjaya is currently working as the research and development industry solutions lead in an established worldwide business applications practice. Having led software projects in numerous industries, including BFS, healthcare, retail, and the public sector, he works across all areas of the project life cycle from demonstrations to design, architecture, documentation, customization, and development. Sanjaya gets involved in the technical community through leading the Power Platform and Dynamics 365 user group in India, running technical events, and presenting on technical and functional topics at conferences around the world. He is a/an MVP, MCT, community director, UG lead, speaker, trainer, blogger, author, podcaster, business advisor, and senior solution architect.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • Introduction—Microsoft Power Apps
  • Working with Microsoft Dataverse
  • Working with Microsoft Power Apps
  • Working with Power Automate
  • Working with Power Virtual Agent
  • Working with Power BI and Dynamics 365 Apps
  • Working with AI Builder
  • Working with Power App Configurations
  • Working with Power Apps Customizations
  • Working with Integrations for Power Apps and Dynamics 365
  • Dynamics 365 CE Core Apps


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