How to access the Dynamics 365 online SQL Server database

How to access the Dynamics 365 online SQL Server database

Thu, 06/25/2020 - 22:21 By Stéphan Drouard
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A new feature is coming this year and is only available as preview for the moment. You are now able to connect your Dynamics 365 database. This SQL connection provides a read-only access to the CDS environment. You can see each column type of each entity and you can execute SQL request directly in the databases.
Business Intelligence screen

Study of Power BI embedded integration in Dynamics 365

Mon, 06/01/2020 - 15:38 By Amaury Veron
Step by Step deep dive: The CRM can store a huge amount of data. A Business Intelligence tool such as Power BI allows to retrieve meaningful information from this data and helps companies to improve their business. In consequence, more and more people show their interest about the association of Power BI with Dynamics 365. So, this Chronicle will expose different ways to embed Power BI in Dynamics 365.
Cards

Deep Dive, Insights Cards for Dynamics 365 with Power Automate

Wed, 05/06/2020 - 10:37 By Danny Rodrigue…
Insights Cards give a new way to display data in a formated and universal format. Available within a click for Dynamics 365 and usable with Power Automate, those cards can help Dynamics 365 users to be more productive than ever. And you can even create your own cards!
Virtual Entities

Virtual Entities, a powerfull feature of Dynamics 365

Wed, 04/29/2020 - 10:25 By Stéphan Drouard
A Virtual entity is a custom entity in dynamics 365 Customer Engagement that have fields containing data from an external datasource. For the user, the virtual entity is displayed in your app like a regular entity but contains data that is sources from an external database. This article will focus on how to configure and use these Virtual Entities.
Coding tutorial

Tutorial on how to connect step by step to D365 in C#

Wed, 04/08/2020 - 15:56 By Stéphan Drouard
The main language used to develop custom component (plugin, …) for dynamics 365 is C#.NET. It could be very useful to have access to the dynamic 365 instances with code in order to test part of code for instance. Let’s see a little piece of code which can be very helpful. In this tutorial, we’re going to see how to do with C# language.