Icons with Notifications are used heavily in app development to provide navigation and context within the same screen. In this PCF article, I will provide a walkthrough on how you can implement a PCF control for both Canvas and Model that enable you to build a navigation bar with icons.
Today the NDA is lifted on 2020 Release Wave 1 for Dynamics
365 and Power Platform.
In this blog I will be covering the User Experience (UX) enhancements within this release focusing particularly on the new visualisations, user interface improvements, and extensibility of controls across Model-Driven, Canvas, Mixed Reality, and Portals.
I’ve noticed that people in the PowerApps community have been having trouble using image resources within their custom PCF controls, so I thought I would look at a simple but novel approach for customizing your buttons and icons.
If you aren’t familiar with font-awesome they let you search from a catalog of great looking icons that you embed within your web apps.
In the following example, I created three buttons which have their own font-awesome icons. This was achieved by doing two things
Here’s an early look at a Keybinding #PowerAppsComponentFramework control. This component was written to enable actions to be assigned to keyboard shortcuts. It uses MouseTrap.js library to perform this.
Batch file that creates a skeleton PCF Control with a single line. I had trouble remembering all the commands so created a simple batch file that takes just one parameter (ControlName). It creates the project, installs dependencies and creates empty css and image preview files.
This Powerapps Component Framework (PCF) control takes a string variable, and then if there is a value will start pulsing the message against a blue background. This is to ensure the user doesn’t miss this message.
A simple Powerapps Component Framework (PCF) control that displays a countdown timer for a given date variable. It provides Days, Hours, Minutes, Seconds digits, and also shows a text message once the date has past.