Best Practices for Developing with Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011

This Microsoft Dynamics SDK topic describes best practices for customizing Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011. Performance Best Practices Customization Best Practices Security Best Practices ISV Extensibility Best Practices Performance Best Practices The following best practices will help you write code that performs better. Use Multiple Threads Add threading support to your application to break the work…

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Free Wheeling with some Summer Fun Coding Ideas

I was thinking of some Summer learning opportunities that might interest some of my developer friends. So in no particular order: 1. My Customers Are Using iPhone/Android, But I’m a Microsoft Guy. Now What?: In this session you’ll learn how to scale iPhone, iPad, and Android platforms using the Windows Azure platform. Then try Azure…

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New MSDN Code Samples Gallery

Ran into the all new MSDN Code Samples Gallery a while back and have been meaning to update my fav coders. I had been recommending the Microsoft Code Gallery but this is the new place. Here is some 411: What is the Code Samples Gallery? With the Code Samples Gallery we are providing Microsoft and…

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Michael Kaplan: There is a lingering size issue…

Another stellar post from Michael Kaplan’s Sorting it all Out blog regarding the size of the code solution: “For me the worst part is that some of the people who did the original work don’t even see an issue here — they feel quite good about all they have done and don’t see the irony…

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Microsoft Dynamics xRM Capabilities

Some friends of mine are working the xRM Showcase Challenge which is a contest for solutions built with Microsoft Dynamics® CRM and its flexible application development framework, xRM. Submit your solution to a vote of our online community. Win enough votes, and your solution will be showcased on the Microsoft Dynamics CRM Web site. Plus,…

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CodePlex – a power users secret

Do you like code and custom solutions, then you should get to know CodePlex, the Open Source Project Community. With over 115 project you can sort by: Alpha or better Beta or better Stable only CodePlex is Microsoft’s open source project hosting web site. You can use CodePlex to create new projects to share with…

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Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Audit Plug-in

James Kent pinged me the other day about his Auditing plug-in on CodePlex.com. He describes it thusly: Microsoft CRM 4.0 Audit Plugin is a simple-to-use plugin enabling basic data auditing capabilities. Configured via Plugin Manager, it is very simple to manage. Developed in C# and my spare time! The Microsoft DynamicsTM CRM 4.0 Audit Plug-in…

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It's Play Time: Silverlight Blueprints for SharePoint

Today the Silverlight team released the source code for the Silverlight Blueprints for SharePoint—based on the Silverlight Beta 2 release. These blueprints provide examples for developers to  integrate Silverlight applications with SharePoint. Silverlight is a popular technology and with the increase in SharePoint adoption there appears to be a lot of interest in integration examples…

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Myths and Facts about Codeplex

Today’s post is from the CodePlex Weblog which is devoted to all thangs CodePlex.com. Myth #1:  Software hosted on CodePlex is only for developers Fact: CodePlex is for any open source software application. Some of our top projects include Rawr, a .NET tool for World of Warcraft players, and the Vista Battery Saver, an app…

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Finding CRM Code for Customization projects

One of the many great features in Microsoft Dynamics CRM is the ability to customize your implementation for your company’s needs. Building the extensibility story into CRM is something that starts from the ground level on day one of the planning of a project. It’s a huge cost to the development team but can offer…

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