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Introducing AI Builder for Power Platform

Today we’re announcing AI Builder, our low code artificial intelligence platform that supports the Power Platform. It will be available for consumption on data that already exists in the Common Data Service (CDS), the enterprise-grade datastore included in the Power Platform. AI Builder is the platform on which all our Dynamics 365 AI services are/will be built and customized, in addition to providing a low-code user experience for every developer to create and customize their PowerApps and Flows.

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Northwind Traders relational data sample

Explore relationships, option sets, and other Common Data Service features with the Northwind Traders sample solution, recreated from the famous Microsoft Access sample. Detailed instructions are included for building the canvas app from scratch, explaining how to easily work with Many-to-one and One-to-many relationships between entities.

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Introducing PowerApps Portals: powerful low-code websites for external users

Today we’re excited to announce “PowerApps Portals” which allows organizations to build powerful low-code websites which allow external users to interact with the data stored in Common Data Service. With the introduction of PowerApps Portals, we are also merging the capabilities offered by Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement portals to ensure that all the Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement application portals gets the benefit of our simplified low code offering.

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Standard Bank South Africa creates a Center of Excellence for the Power Platform

Since February 2017, Standard Bank South Africa has grown their adoption of the Power Platform resulting in over 300 solutions being created for a variety of business needs ranging from finance to operations to HR. They have a growing Center of Excellence (CoE) within IT which operates with a principle of empowering business units to build their own solutions. This post describes their approach and learnings from establishing such a CoE that has enabled them to make progress on their vision of “apps built by business, for business”

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JSON for canvas apps

Introducing the JSON function for generating JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) within a canvas app. Use it to share data with systems and APIs that require JSON. You can also this function to encode and export images in base64 for the first time. And we also added two small features: #rrggbbaa notation and Color.Transparent.

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Improved data source selection and Common Data Service views

We are excited to announce that we have added a new experience rolling out this week for selecting data sources in canvas apps and to allow using the Common Data Services views as a filter on entities.  Configuring a gallery or data table control is much easier with a prompt guiding the data source or connector to use.

With this new experience is an improved data access to Common Data Service and will soon include all of the recent connection improvements.  To streamline use of Common Data Service, the data source selection includes a list of suggested entities.  The ability to use entity views as a filter allows more advanced queries to be used without delegation limits.

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