DropDownListbox with Lookup data from CRM.

hey, Have you ever wondered how to get values that you see in a lookup entity in MS CRM? Today I found the way of doing this. You simply pass an xml request to the Fetch property of the CrmService, in this example called mycrm.In this example I will make a dropdownlist of available languages…

eService: First finding

Hey there, It didn’t take long for me to discover the first issue… Nothing big and it’s a quick fix. When installing the eService Accelerator Sample Application on a 64bit host machine, and who wouldn’t, remember to copy the 64 bit SDK files to the bin directory of the sample app, or else you will…


Microsoft Dynamics CRM eService Accelerator NOW ONLINE!

Hi There, I just saw that the eService Accelerator is now online. I have downloaded it and I’m halfway through my test install, and from the video… it looks really good… I’ll keep you posted about my findings Back to the installation, Christian


Dynamics CRM System Requirement Page now updated

Hi there,  I was at a customer earlier this week, who refused to use SQL Server 2008 since it wasn’t supported on http://www.microsoft.com/dynamics/crm/product/systemrequirements.mspx .  I contacted the product team and now it’s officially supported…  thanks guys,  rock on… Christian

Just a little reminder for my own sake…

Unrecognized endpoint to WCF Test Client   If you have installed the Biztalk Services SDK on top of VS 2008 SP1, the Biztalk Service SDK introduces an endpoint with relayBinding in the <client> section of the <system.serviceModel> element in the machine.config file.   When adding a service to WCF Test Client, an unrecognized endpoint will…


I’m super excited about Azure… but

damn it!! Give me that invitation code so I can start explore it, before it looses the developers attention 😉   Not even internally in Microsoft we have had the pleasure of requesting an invitation code… even though everybody is talking about!!! Hope this coming week will be the week 🙂

Microsoft Dynamics CRM Accelerators now on partnersource

Hey,  just wanted to let you know that the product group released 2 accelerators yesterday on partnersource. I havent had the time yet to check them out, but from what I hear around, they are really cool. If you have access to PartnerSource please go check them out. https://mbs.microsoft.com/partnersource/newsevents/news/MD_CRM_Accelerators over and out, Christian

Visual Studio 2010 and .NET 4.0 VPC available for download…

Get a sneak peek on what’s coming next in visual studio 2010 and the 4.0 version of the .net framework http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=922B4655-93D0-4476-BDA4-94CF5F8D4814&displaylang=en the link is to a VPC. go go go ….

WCF issues and 404.3 errors on Windows Server 2008

Hey there, More ramblings about WCF and how difficult it can be, just to get it up and running. Today I did some development on my Win2k8 server, but everytime I tried to access my .SVC service I got a “The page you are requesting cannot be served because of the extension configuration” a 404.3…

WDS Deployment with Windows Server 2008

Today I tried to setup a WDS server in my domain… I was tired of setting up a new windows 2003 server every time i needed a new test server… So I made a fully updated Windows Server 2003 Enterprise R2 SP2 image… This was harder than I thought!… So I found this really nice guide…