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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


Steps are the activities within a process. There are several different types of steps as listed in the following table:

Step Process type Description
Stage  Classic workflow, Action Stages make the logic easier to read. Stages do not affect the logic or behavior of workflows. They allow the steps to be collapsed when viewing a process to gain a higher-level view of the process logic.
Check Condition Classic workflow, Action Logic with the if-then statement. You can check values for the record that the workflow is running on, any of the records linked to that record in a many-to-one relationship, or any records created in earlier steps. If the statement is true, you add steps underneath the check condition.
Conditional Branch Classic workflow, Action Branching logic with an else-if statement. You can add a conditional branch to an existing check condition to add steps underneath the conditional branch when the check condition is false.
Default Action Classic...