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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

Creating portals for Dynamics 365 apps

Portals were originally an add-on component for the Dynamics 365 Sales, Dynamics 365 Customer Service, Dynamics 365 Field Service, and Dynamics 365 Marketing apps. Dynamics 365 portals are now Power Apps portal apps. You create a portal for a Dynamics 365 app using a template supplied by Microsoft. 

To create a portal for a Dynamics 365 app, you create a portal from the Power Apps maker portal and select one of the following templates:

  • Community: A community portal for customers to share information with each other, using forums, the knowledge base, and providing feedback with comments and ratings.
  • Customer self-service: A self-service portal for customers to view and submit cases, search the knowledge base, and share with others on forums and feedback.
  • Partner: A portal for partner organizations such as resellers and suppliers. The portal for the Dynamics 365 Field Service app requires the partner template.
  • Employee self-service: A self-service...