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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 a classic workflow

The creation and editing of classic workflows are not available in the Power Apps maker portal. You need to edit your solution in the solution explorer by using the Switch to classic option.

You create and edit classic workflows from within the process node of the solution explorer, as shown in the following screenshot:

Figure 5.7 – Process node in the solution explorer

To create a classic workflow, click on the New button in the toolbar. The following window is opened:

Figure 5.8 – Create Process window

You need to go through the following steps:

  1. Enter a name for the process that summarizes its purpose.
  2. Select the category. This is the process type.
  3. Select the entity the process is associated with.
Once you click on OK, you cannot change the process type or the entity.

Once you click on OK, the process is created, and the workflow editor opens, and you can set the trigger conditions in the properties of the editor and add your steps...