On today’s episode (sponsored by D365UG/CRMUG), Britta Rekstad and Matthew C. Anderson discuss date fields in the Common Data Service for Apps and the considerations for PowerApps and Dynamics 365 configuration.

Discussed on the show

  • The default behavior for new fields
  • Date field options
  • Time Zone offset, UTC date and time
  • Time in date-only fields
  • Matthew’s first mistake with date fields
  • Time zone and Canvas vs. Model PowerApps
  • Calculated fields and “date math”
  • Looking at the wider Power platform (Flow, Power BI)
  • Grey areas for date field type in your data model (one of us says “willy nilly”)
  • Fun facts

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