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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

Model-driven apps with Microsoft Teams

Many organizations create teams and channels to allow users to work together on projects or to manage a particular customer. If you have a model-driven app, you can display data from the Common Data Service in Microsoft Teams. This allows users to access data where they are working and not have to switch and navigate to other applications.

You can add forms and views from a model-driven Power App to tabs in channels.

To add a record from the Common Data Service, you start from a channel in the Microsoft Teams app and click on Add a tab. The following page will be shown:

Figure 19.1 – Add a tab to a Microsoft Teams channel

You should select the Dynamics 365 app and you will see the following page:

Figure 19.2 – Add a form

On the page shown in the preceding screenshot, you should select your environment and a model-driven app by clicking on the pencil icon at the top of the page. This will produce the following dialog: