Cristhian Fernandez

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Interesting links I’ve found lately.

Training / Events

  • Microsoft Azure Virtual Training Day : Free virtual session happening on April 21st. Fundamentals explains cloud-computing concepts, models, and services, covering topics such as public, private, and hybrid cloud as well as infrastructure as a service, platform as a service, and software as a service. By attending the event, you will have the knowledge needed to take the AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals certification exam and receive a voucher to take the exam for free at a date and time of your choice.

General Development

Office 365

Power Apps / CDS

  • New Geospatial Features : Interactive maps, address suggestion and an example App to visualize the Hopkins University COVID-19 data on a map.
  • Opening a record in a dialog in a model driven app : Included in the April 2020 preview release, there is a new feature called Main Form Dialog (MFD). With this feature you can now open a related record entity on a parent or base form without requiring the user to navigate away, your users can stay in context and edit an existing record or create a new one.
  • Using Command Checker in Dynamics : Command Checker is a developer feature to identify how a certain ribbon button has or has not rendered on your form/view. By adding a parameter at the end of your Dynamics URL you will add this feature and have debugging information about your ribbon buttons. Super useful.

Microsoft Teams

Cognitive Services

  • Cognitive Services Containers : Microsoft announced last year, the preview of Azure Cognitive Services containers on edge devices, making it possible to build intelligent applications that span the cloud and the edge. This means that we can use Cognitive Services also on-prem and in scenarios where there is limited internet connection.