Developing plugins for analysis – part II

At the eXtreme365 conference in Lisbon, Portugal I did a session on plugin development with focus on adapting your code to empower the tracing and investigation features available in the Microsoft Dynamics 365 platform.This is the second article in a series to describe the essence of that session. Missed the first article? Read it here. … Continue reading Developing plugins for analysis – part II

Developing plugins for analysis – part I

At the eXtreme365 conference in Lisbon, Portugal I did a session on plugin development with focus on adapting your code to empower the tracing and investigation features available in the Microsoft Dynamics 365 platform.ICYMI: This article is the first in a series to describe the essence of that session. I was quite surprised to see … Continue reading Developing plugins for analysis – part I

I get by with a little help from my [base class]

Developing plugins for Microsoft Dynamics 365 (CRM) only using bare SDK libraries make you do the same stuff over and over.This is why one of the first things I did when starting to work with the platform was to create a helping hand in the form of a plugin base class, implementing IPlugin. This class … Continue reading I get by with a little help from my [base class]

CRM Saturday – XrmToolBox with Jonas Rapp

CRM Saturday is a recurring event where Microsoft Dynamics CRM/365 experts and MVPs gather for a day filled with sessions from both strategic and technical perspectives on everything from user adoption to plugin unit testing to IoT and intelligent analysis. On Saturday January 28 the event was held in London, UK at the Microsoft offices … Continue reading CRM Saturday – XrmToolBox with Jonas Rapp

Windows app for Microsoft Dynamics CRM in 5 minutes

  Thanks to open source components for Microsoft Dynamics CRM, you can develop a WinForm application for CRM in 5 minutes.   In this blog article, I will go through a few simple steps to get up to speed developing a client that connects to and shows information from Microsoft Dynamics CRM by using two … Continue reading Windows app for Microsoft Dynamics CRM in 5 minutes

Open Source projects and Microsoft Dynamics CRM

How, when and why can we benefit from open source project strategies in Microsoft Dynamics CRM? I have collected my thoughts and experiences on the subject in article: The Benefits of Open Source Projects in the World of Microsoft Dynamics CRM published on MSDynamicsWorld.com. Open source is not all unconditional hallelujahs