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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


A condition is a step in the flow that evaluates a statement as either true or false. If the statement is true, then the flow will follow the left-hand path; otherwise, the flow will branch to the right-hand path, as shown in the following diagram. A condition performs if-then-else logic. You can refer to the following screenshot for a better understanding:

Figure 12.21 – Condition step with a yes and no branch

With a condition, you can compare two items. An item could be output from previous steps that you add in with dynamic content, or a constant value that you have typed in, or a result of an expression.

If the result of the condition is true, then the flow follows the If yes path. If false, the flow follows the If no path. You can add steps to either of the yes/no paths.

Use the Terminate action to stop further processing.

If you need more than two paths, then consider the Switch action. A condition has two yes and no branches; the Switch action supports...