Extending the Power Platform Common Data Service

Dynamics 365
Power Platform
Power Apps

Getting started with extending the Power Platform Common Data Service can be overwhelming. This learning path looks at the tools and resources needed for extending the Power Platform. We'll start with looking at the SDKs, the extensibility model, and event framework. This learning path also covers when to use plug-ins. Configuration of plug-ins as well as registering and deploying plug-ins.


  • A basic understanding of how to navigate the Dynamics 365 application.
  • Experience with Power Apps, Power Automate, and Power BI.
  • General developer experience.

Modules in this learning path

The goal of this module is to give an introductory overview of the Power Platform SDKs that are available from Microsoft via NuGet.

The purpose of this module is to provide an in-depth overview of plug-ins as it relates to Power Platform development. This module will review how and when plug-ins are implemented, how they are registered and deployed, and the various configuration options that are available during plug-in registration.