SAMPLE: Editable grid for CRM 2011 using jqGrid

A while back, I wrote a post called Building an editable grid for CRM 2011.   The goal of the post was to give you the necessary knowledge to know how to write the code to build an editable grid.  Since then, someone introduced me to jqGrid.  This is quite a powerful JavaScript grid control.  Have…


Displaying a lookup as a dropdown in a CRM 2011 form

Another scenario from a customer: We want to use a lookup to another entity because we want to store additional data in the  entities fields and option sets don’t provide this capability.  However, we want the selection of the entity in the form to be a dropdown to minimize the # of clicks a user…


The unofficial biography of Microsoft, ASP.NET, Ajax, and jQuery

NOTE: This was cross posted from here. The Microsoft Ajax strategy has been a bit of a winding road.  Even if you’ve kept up with the evolution, as I have, you might be a little confused.  Today, Scott Guthrie published a blog post announcing that Microsoft’s first submissions to jQuery are official.  There was a…


jQuery Code Snippets for Visual Studio 2010

Very cool find!  I just heard about it. “131 Visual Studio 2010 Code Snippets for use with jQuery” http://jquerysnippets.codeplex.com/ -Marc


Does jQuery ship with SharePoint 2010? (and why you should be using an Ajax CDN)

NOTE: This was cross posted from here. jQuery is one of the most popular javascript libraries used by ASP.NET developers.  In fact, jQuery ships with Visual Studio 2010.  It is in the “Scripts” folder of a new “ASP.NET Web Application” or “ASP.NET MVC 2 Web Application” project template. Does jQuery ship with SharePoint 2010?  Short…

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Love jQuery = Love ASP.NET Ajax Library

NOTE: This was cross posted from here. I’ve been covering ASP.NET AJAX and what used to be called the “Microsoft Ajax Library” ever since the first “Atlas” code drops.  ASP.NET AJAX has always offered Web Forms developers a relatively simple way of Ajax enabling their applications without forcing them to change how they write them…

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jQuery & MicrosoftAjax “happy together”

NOTE: This was cross posted from here. I’ve been using jQuery quite a bit lately.  I’ve grown very fond of it.  At the same time, I have been digging into ASP.NET AJAX 4.0.  I just read a post from Bertand Le Roy that made me smile.  In his post, he shows how you can do…

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