New CRM Developer Tools: Advanced Developer Extensions

New Developer Tools: Advanced Developer Extensions Fancy doing LINQ queries against Dynamics CRM4?  Want to have a super easy data driven programming experience? Well, guess what? That and much more is included in the latest SDK absolutely free; no need to pay a third party, just download and start playing with it (look for Advanced…

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No plug-ins for N:N relationships (associate/disassociate)

And I’m back, yeeeee!!! It is really nice to see the sunlight again… oh wait, there is not much sun around Seattle J. Well anyhow, specifications for the features that I’m driving in our next milestone are done and I’ll finally had the chance to reconnect with the outside world he he, time for devs…

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Import Customizations Timeout and Number of Custom Entities

As more and more people take advantage of the capabilities of CRM as a platform I’ve seen very interesting applications and verticals emerge.  Some partners really squeeze out and push the limits of the system which is great because it helps us learn and enrich the product as we go along. Of course pushing something…


CRM 4.0: Update Rollup 1 released

Our sustained engineering team has just released Update Rollup 1 for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0.   It is highly encouraged to download and install the update.  http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=57c6267b-3b13-49dd-bfed-3cc83633aea7&displaylang=en

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Documenting CRM Customizations

Jim Daly just recently published a pretty cool tool that generates word documents from CRM 4.0 customization.xml files. This tool really comes in handy for people that need to document CRM customizations.   Give it a try, you will like it 🙂 http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/mscrm4formreporter

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Documenting CRM customizations

Jim Daly just recently published a pretty cool tool that generates word documents from CRM 4.0 customization.xml files. This tool really comes in handy for people that need to document CRM customizations.   Give it a try, you will like it 🙂 http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/mscrm4formreporter  


Multi-tenancy explained

I’ve seen plenty of people, some of them IT pros, that still have unclear what multi-tenancy is about in CRM 4.0. I can’t blame them… it is a tricky concept to grasp at first. Multi-tenancy is the ability of a single CRM deployment to support multiple organizations. In CRM, an organization is an independent CRM…

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CRM 4.0 "Presence"

For those of you that are wondering about UC “presence” on CRM 4.0 ·         Presence did make it to RTM :)… pretty cool actually.   ·         The client machine needs communicator installed and running ·         Only “systemuser” and “contact” entities will show presence ·         The field that “drives” presence is “emailaddress1” for contact and  “internalemailaddress” for…

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CRM 4.0: Silverlight Demo Update

Well, with CRM 4.0 out the door and a couple of days off I had a chance to update my old CRM-Silverlight demo. Although I did add a small animation the basic functionality remains the same. The bulk of the work was to update the code to make it run with CRM 4.0; pretty straight…

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Do you think you have heard all about Titan

I’ve seen an extraordinay amount of news and posts about our next CRM release.  Lots of buzz around workflow, multi-lingual, autocomplete, Live, etc etc.  Well let me tell you that a new feature, not disclosed yet to anyone outside the product team, is coming… really sexy.   I whish I could give away all the details…

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