LINQPad 4/5 Driver for Dynamics CRM Web API is available on CodePlex

I am pleased to announce that we released “LINQPad 4 and 5 Driver for Dynamics CRM Web API” on CodePlex. https://crmlinqpadwebapi.codeplex.com/ What’s LINQPad? LINQPad (http://www.linqpad.net/) is a great tool which you can write and execute LINQ query against many data sources, like SQL Server, Oracle or Web Services. In addition to LINQ query support, the…


Customers’ choices… The most popular "Dynamics CRM in the Field" technical blog posts from Premier Field Engineering!

The CRM Premier Field Engineering content team feel customers can benefit from knowing what technical content we have provided that has been most popular with customers; ranked by number of page views. We included the top 10 posts for each of the last three years to cover all of the Microsoft Dynamics CRM versions still…


PFE Dynamics @ Convergence 2015

For those attending Convergence 2015 in Atlanta, GA next week, I wanted to let you know that we will have members of the PFE Dynamics team there presenting some great content.  In addition, make sure to follow @PFEDynamics on Twitter to get updates on other PFE Dynamics activities at Convergence.  Below is a list of…


The Dangers of Guid.NewGuid();

Microsoft Dynamics CRM uses GUIDs as their primary key for the entity’s SQL table.  Using GUIDs as a primary key is usually not the best item due the random sequence of numbers and letters.  The Dynamics platform has an algorithm that generates GUIDs in sequential order.  This special GUID enables the SQL Server to index…


CodePlex : Dynamics CRM QuickFind on Selected View

Another CodePlex solution from PFE Dynamics team! QuickFind on Selected View : https://quickfindonselectedview.codeplex.com/   Overview “QuickFind doesn’t respect current view? I hear you!” Thank you for your recent feedback regarding QuickFind functionality in CRM. The QuickFind search functionality (in its current form) does not return records from within the selected view. Instead, it spans its…


Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 CSS Style Reference using Browser Developer Tools

Microsoft Dynamics CRM designers and developers may have noticed that a Style Guide for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 was not released in the CRM 2013 SDK (Software Development Kit), though Style Guides were sometimes released in prior versions of the Dynamics CRM SDK.  However, advancements in current versions of browser developer tools allow you to…


CRM 2013 Form Upgrade experience

This post has been cross posted from The Microsoft Dynamics CRM Blog and describes considerations that customizers will want to take into account when upgrading CRM forms to CRM 2013. When using CRM 2013 or the CRM Online Fall ’13 upgrade, it doesn’t take much time to realize that the form layout for CRM Information…


PFE Dynamics @ Convergence 2014

For those attending Convergence 2014 in Atlanta, GA in a few weeks, I wanted to let you know that we will have members of the PFE Dynamics team there presenting some great content.  In addition, make sure to follow @PFEDynamics on Twitter to get updates on other PFE Dynamics activities at Convergence.  Below is a…