Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 (aka. Titan) has just been released!!

Microsoft has just released our Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0, which can be installed On-Premise, On-Hosting and as S+S (CRM-Live is is offered only in U.S. and Canada). The new version of Microsoft Dynamics CRM, formerly code-named “Titan,” has been completed and released to manufacturing, Microsoft Corp. announced today. The new version is offered under two…


ISV Innovation Days Event in Spain!! (December 18th & 20th 2007)

Next week we’re going to deliver a special event for ISVs, which is called  “ISV Innovation Days” (December-2007). We’ll deliver it in Madrid (Dec.18th 2007) and in Barcelona (Dec.20th 2007) I’ll deliver the following two sessions: 1.- “Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) in .NET 3.5”: Windows Communication Foundation, Workflow Foundation and Workflow-Services (SILVER). 2.- “Microsoft Dynamics…


Visual Studio 2008 and .NET Framework 3.5 Training Kit

There is a very nice training kit (which I’m using quite a lot) about the new Visual Studio 2008 and .NET Framework 3.5. It covers most of all the new .NET 3.5 features, like WPF, WCF, Workflow, Workflow-Services (SILVER), LINQ, C# 3.0, ASP.NET AJAX, VSTO, CardSpace, SilverLight, etc. I beleive it’s been created/delivered by Microsoft…


How to deploy your own ASP.NET application within the same Dynamics CRM 4.0 IIS WebSite

There is a common issue when trying to deploy your own ASP.NET application within the same CRM 4.0 IIS WebSite. I mean, If you just go to IIS Manager and create a new ASP.NET app (kind of a virtual directory) for your custom application, you’ll see that you cannot access to your custom application from…


Developing high level workflows in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Titan (Web Editor)

In Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 ‘Titan’ we can choose to develop workflows among two types of workflows, but both of them are internally based on WF (Windows Workflows Foundation, which is part of .NET 3.x). So, we can choose between the following: –          High level workflows with CRM Web client as development environment: o   It…


How to change the logo image in Dynamics CRM 4.0 Titan

This is an easy one!, but in any case, it is quite useful if you do not know how to find it. 🙂 So, the default logo image is the following: 1.-The image file is located in the following place:C:\Program Files\Microsoft CRM Server\CRMWeb\_imgs\masthead.jpgYou could copy another image with the same name within that folder. 2.-Also,…


Supported platform in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 (Titan)

So!, the following is a summary of the supported platform for TITAN, as I’ve been told by the product group 🙂   Server platform: – Supported Windows Server 2003 & Windows Server 2008!! 🙂 – Supported Exchage Server 2003 and Exchange Server 2007 – Supported SQL Server 2005 (x32 & x64) and SQL Server 2008!! 🙂…


VPC of Dynamics CRM 4.0 Titan CTP3 (Virtual PC image) available to all Dynamics partners !!

We have released a Dynamics CRM 4.0 Titan CTP3 VPC (Virtual PC image) for any Dynamics partner to download via PartnerSource (requires login).  PartnerSource is a portal available to partners who focus on Microsoft Dynamics and related business products. If you are an ISV partner you should contact me to ask me to invite you to join Metro….


New Key technologies and functionalities in CRM 4.0 ("Titan")

Well!, so these are the key new stuff in CRM 4.0 (“Titan”)!!:   – CRM 4.0 Workflow based on WF (Windows Workflow Foundation). This is a huge improvement and a great new from the development point of view. WF is a base development technology which is part of .NET 3.x (which is basically .NET 2.0…


‘Dynamics Metro Discover Event’ – Madrid – October 18th 2007

‘Dynamics Metro Discover Event’ – Madrid – October 18th 2007 We’re going to deliver a Dynamics event specially made for ISVs (companies which creates and sell their own software). So, we’ll be speaking about new features of CRM 4.0 Titan and AX 5.0 (just an introduction) and of course, we’ll be speaking about METRO which…