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.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
The updated PCF CLI tooling has just been released (July 2019), and one major enhancement is supporting mock datasets (Your Data within PCF Test Harness).Continue reading
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 thingsContinue reading
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.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
The Progress Bar control takes a number value (whole number, floating point, decimal) and then renders an animated progress bar. A value between 0 and 100 must be provided.Continue reading
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.
Source code is available on GitHub:
Powerapps Component Framework (PCF) – Number Button Selector.
This PCF control takes a number field and provides simple controls to increment/decrement the field. Source code has been made available on GitHub: