Convergence 2012 – Customization Tips and Tricks in Dynamics CRM 2011

Hello and thank you to those who attended our Interactive Discussion today at Convergence in Houston!

Below are the notes and links that we planned to reference during our Interactive Discussion today.  We will update this blog post with any other links and answer any questions that we were not able to directly answer in our session today.  If you have not already done so, please fill out the session evaluation survey as we greatly value your feedback and comments on our sessions.

Contact Information (append to our alias's below)
Daren Turner – darent
Sean McNellis – seanmcn
Shawn Dieken – sdieken


Tools discussed:

1. The following tools are all part of the CRM 2011 Software Development Kit (SDK) 

SDK Download:

a. Plugin Registration Tool -

b. Plugin Profiler -

c. Developer Toolkit -

d. Web Resources Tool -

4. Metadata Document Generator -

5. Visual Ribbon Editor -

6. SiteMap Editor -

7. Odata Query Designer -

8. Fiddler -

9. Internet Explorer - F12 debugger -

10. JavaScript Conversion -

11. Form Reporter (CRM 4.0) -

12. Metadata Document Generator for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 (Form Reporter) -

13. CRM Product Suggestions -


Thanks again for attending, have a great rest of Convergence and travel safely home!

Shawn Dieken, Daren Turner and Sean McNellis

Microsoft Premier Field Engineer

Comments (1)

  1. Keith Wechsler says:

    Awesome session this morning – it provided timely information for a couple of problems I'm currently facing.  Thanks for the resources.

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