Integrate Power Apps portals with Dataverse

Intermediate
App Maker
Functional Consultant
Developer
Power Platform
Power Apps

Note

Effective November 2020

  • Common Data Service has been renamed to Microsoft Dataverse. Learn more.

  • Some terminology in Microsoft Dataverse has been updated. For example,entity is now table and field is now column. Learn more.

Modules will be updated soon to reflect the latest terminology.

The ability to find and interact with Dataverse data on a website is one of the core benefits of implementing a Power Apps portal. Several methods are available for you to display Dataverse data. Learning and knowing about these different options will help you have successful portal implementations. This module will focus on the techniques that you can use to configure entity lists, entity forms, and web forms to build powerful web applications.

Learning objectives

In this module, you will:

  • Configure entity lists to display Dataverse data in different ways and allow portal users to interact with the data by using various techniques.
  • Implement entity forms to allow creating, reading, and updating of Dataverse records.
  • Build a web form process to allow for complex and decision-based data entry processes.
  • Trigger classic Dataverse workflows from the portal.
  • Combine the various Dataverse portal components to build powerful web applications.

Prerequisites

A basic understanding of how to navigate and configure Power Apps portals and knowledge of how to customize and configure model-driven apps. Knowledge of the portal entities and concepts and familiarity with Power Apps portals Studio would be beneficial.