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Microsoft Power Platform Functional Consultant: PL-200 Exam Guide

By : Julian Sharp
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Microsoft Power Platform Functional Consultant: PL-200 Exam Guide

By: Julian Sharp

Overview of this book

The Power Platform Functional Consultant Associate (PL-200) exam tests and validates the practical skills of Power Platform users who are proficient in developing solutions by combining the tools in Power Platform and the Microsoft 365 ecosystem based on business needs. This certification guide offers complete, up-to-date coverage of the PL-200 exam so you can prepare effectively for the exam. Written in a clear, succinct way with self-assessment questions, exam tips, and mock exams with detailed explanations of solutions, this book covers common day-to-day activities involved in configuring Power Platform, such as managing entities, creating apps, implementing security, and managing system change. You'll also explore the role of a functional consultant in creating a data model in the Microsoft Dataverse (formerly Common Data Service). Moving ahead, you'll learn how to design the user experience and even build model-driven and canvas apps. As you progress, the book will show you how to manage automation and create chatbots. Finally, you'll understand how to display your data with Power BI and integrate Power Platform with Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Teams. By the end of this book, you'll be well-versed with the essential concepts and techniques required to prepare for the PL-200 certification exam.
Table of Contents (34 chapters)
Section 1: Introduction
Section 2: Microsoft Dataverse
Section 3: Power Apps
Section 4: Automation
Section 5: Power Virtual Agents
Section 6: Integrations

App Checker

The App Checker tool runs a set of rules to find errors and identify potential issues when running your app. The rules cover the following areas:

  • Formulas: Are there missing brackets, missing quotes, or invalid references?
  • Runtime: Will the app pose a reliability risk, or is the app using deprecated functionality?
  • Accessibility: Will the app cause problems for keyboard or screen reader tools?
  • Performance: Are there any likely performance issues when running the app?

You can run the App Checker by clicking on the stethoscope icon in the toolbar of the Canvas Studio.

The App Checker can also be run as a DevOps task when exporting solutions. For more information, see Chapter 20, Application Life Cycle Management.

The App Checker runs automatically in the background while you are editing your app. If the App Checker finds an error, a red dot will appear next to the stethoscope icon in the toolbar as shown in the next screenshot. Clicking on this icon will...