Power Platform Tidbits #1 – Business Rules vs Client-side scripts in model-driven apps

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When deciding between business rules and client-side scripts in Model-driven Power Apps, the best practice is to use business rules are much as possible and only resort to writing code when necessary. The following table lists some of the most important reasons you might choose one over the other.

Business RulesClient-side scripts
Run business logic on loadRun business logic on save
Set field values in formInstantly update fields in form
Show / hide fields in formFetch related data