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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

Working with multiple solutions

Consider a scenario where there are two unmanaged solutions in an environment, both containing the same component. There is just one version of the component, but both unmanaged solutions are referencing the same version.

If that component is changed in one of the solutions, because the change is actually being made to the Default solution, viewing the component in the other solution will allow you to see the changes that were made to the first solution.

Check out the following diagram. Component X has been added to both Solution A and Solution B. Due to this, any changes that are made to Component X in Solution A are visible from Solution B and vice versa:

Figure 20.2 – Component in multiple solutions

This situation can lead to the risk of changes being made to one solution being accidentally released by another solution before they have been completed and tested.

There are several approaches you can take to reduce this risk:

  • Provide...