CRM Service Exception: Could not load file or assembly ‘Microsoft.IdentityModel, Version=3.5.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31bf3856ad364e35’ or one of its dependencies

I received the below error from a CRM WCF service that I created.  After some investigating, I found out that I received this error because I don’t have Windows Identify Foundation Pack installed on my developer PC. After installing Windows Identity Foundation, the service ran as expected. Be sure to install 6.0 if you’re running Vista…

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Retrieving QueryString paramaters in a CRM Plug-In

Retrieving QueryString parameters inside of a CRM plug-in was easier than I thought, but with just one caveat.  After you register your parameter with your entity’s form view, you can then retrieve those parameters using the HttpContext class. Just a reference to System.Web to your plug-in assembly and then call it just like you would in any…