In March 2021 Microsoft introduced Power Fx as “the low-code language that will be used across the Microsoft Power Platform”. Power Fx is currently used by Canvas Apps and Custom Pages but at Build 2021 Microsoft stated that Power Fx will be extended to Power Automate in the fullness of time. Wouldn’t it be interesting if we could use Power Fx within cloud flows today? Let’s explore how we can achieve this goal.
Windows Workflow Foundation (WWF) is the long-serving underpinning of multiple solution components within Dynamics 365 and the Power Platform. With the announcement of Power Fx, it’s clear that Microsoft will consolidate on a single expression language and eventually remove the dependency on WWF.
Let’s review the solution components that use WWF and consider how to develop complex solutions in anticipation of the impact of Power Fx.