byld vs Business Rules

byld vs Business Rules


Business rules were introduced to provide a no-code solution for extending Dataverse/Model-driven apps, however, it has a lot of limitations, in this post, I'm going to give you a comparison between Business rules and flows



The following table illustrates the distinctions between Byld flows and Business rules:

Featurebyld FlowsBusiness Rules
Coding RequiredNo-coding, visual designerNo-coding, simple conditions
FunctionalityExtensive actions and logicLimited basic rule functions
PerformanceLightweight and optimizedLightweight and optimized
ComplexityHandles complex scenariosBest suited for simple logic
UpgradesRegularly updatedRegularly updated
User-friendlinessUser-friendly interfaceVery intuitive for users
Please note that the table's contents may be subject to updates and improvements as both Byld flows and Business rules continue to evolve.

In details

Below is a detailed comparison of features

Business Rulesbyld flows
On load event trigger
On change event trigger
On save event trigger
Tab stage changed event trigger
Custom triggers
Complex conditions
Solution aware component
Form/App notifications
User confirm/alert/error dialogs
Side panes
record/view/webresource/dashboard/custom page
Navigate to record/view/webresource/dashboard/custom page
Lookup filtering
Web API support
Business Process flow actions


byld is an evolving tool with a continuous development plan focused on expanding its capabilities in the future. The ultimate goal is to become a comprehensive no-code solution for extending PowerApps.

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