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Now in preview: customize Teams with built-in Power Platform capabilities

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The public preview of fully embedded Power Platform capabilities in Microsoft Teams is now open. Starting today, millions of Teams users can make and use custom tabs, personal apps, chat bots, and more using a powerful onboard database and approachable low-code tools from the Power Platform.  As the world continues to adapt to the reality of Remote Work, tailoring the digital workplace to meet the needs of rapidly transforming businesses has never been more important. That’s why we are including these new capabilities at no additional cost for millions of Teams customers.

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Achieve your app development goals with Power Platform and Azure

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This year at Microsoft Ignite, I’m continuing the conversation about how Microsoft Power Platform and Microsoft Azure work together to enable professional developers to build and deliver applications faster and more cost effectively. Today we’re announcing a set of new capabilities across Power Platform.

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Announcing the new solution import experience with connections and environment variables

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Today we’re excited to announce a broad set of new ALM capabilities for importing solutions. In addition to these modern new interfaces, now you can establish connections as well as set values for environment variables.  We’re also excited to announce that environment variables are now generally available. Together, these features address some of the largest application lifecycle management problems facing the Power Platform.

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Improvements to Cascading Merge Transactions

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We are continuing to improve how we handle cascading operations in the Common Data Service for model driven apps and Dynamics 365 to allow you to be more productive. Last year, we made core changes to cascade assign and delete. Now we are making similar improvements to merge operations.

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A Closer Look at Data Platform Capabilities in Dataverse

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Dataverse delivers a built-in, low-code data platform for Teams and enables everyone to easily build and deploy apps and intelligent chatbots in Teams with Microsoft Power Apps and Microsoft Power Virtual Agents. This follow up post provides additional detail on some of the key capabilities in Dataverse as well as some of the differences between Dataverse and the Common Data Service.

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Introducing Dataverse, a new low-code data platform for Microsoft Teams

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The COVID-19 crisis has rapidly changed the way we live and work, and many organizations have shifted to remote work or are implementing a hybrid remote work approach as they reopen physical locations. To support this shift to hybrid remote work, we continue to improve the Microsoft Power Platform integration with Microsoft Teams to enable our customers to tailor Microsoft 365 to their needs and empower everyone to be a developer using low-code tools.

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