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migrating-power-platform-clients-to-dotnetcore

Migrating Power Platform Clients to DotNetCore

In dotnet-framework applications which act as a client towards Dynamics365 // PowerPlatform the traditional approach to use the Microsoft Dynamics SDK Assemblies. These are not available on dotnet-core / dotnet-standard so alternative approaches are needed.

Microsoft have started development on dotnet-core versions of the SDK - as at Spring 2021 in alpha github

Alternative approaches include:

  • direct development with HttpClient against the PowerPlatform WebApi docs
  • use of helper libraries that abstract the detail of forming HTTP requests, for example xrmtoolscrmwebapi