Convert VS2010 Projects back to VS2008 ones…

Long time no blogs. been busy on works, also mostly twittering and plurking except blogging. time to write something. Before going further, be caution that this is just personal-experience know-how writing, and use at your own risk. Being testing Visual Studio 2010 beta 1, I am writing some projects under it, also using TFS 2010…

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Install TFS 2008 SP1 with SQL Server 2008 SP1

This just spent me couple hours to find out, that you won’t be able to install TFS 2008 SP1 on SQL Server 2008 SP1 by just following the Installation Guide. Even you’ve installed SQL Server 2008 and applied SP1, and followed Installation Guide to slipstream TFS 2008 Installation media with TFS SP1 bits, you’ll still…

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CRM 4.0, Data Import and TCP Socket Outage…

When doing bulk data import on CRM 4.0 using self-made application that utilizes CRM SDK to communicate with web server, if the application is running parallel that simultaneously accessing the server, sometimes you may get this kind of error and the import will fail: "Only one usage of each socket address (protocol/network address/port) is normally…

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Self-Signed Certificate and Outlook VSTO Add-in Silent Installation

As in my CRM 4.0 design and deployment project we are reaching the end part of testing deployment phase. the Outlook Add-in I made using VSTO 3.0 with ClickOnce deployment will finally need to be deployed to client side and it’s the time I am facing those digital signing stuffs as well as client machine…

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When missing Visual Studio project template…

One of my dev VM had missing all the project template while trying to new a project from selecting "New Project". had found this forum thread and by running "DevEnv /InstallVSTemplates" from elevated VS2008 Command prompt, all the template just came back without problems. FYI.

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Dynamically Loading Scripts Files on Dynamics CRM

People who are working in customizing Dynamics CRM system should all sooner or later facing this problem: what can I do to have my common sharing Javascript library injected in an elegant way so that all the events in all my crmForm can use it without problems? As now I am engaging in a Dynamics…

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Enable CRM 4 URL QueryString Parameter Passing…

It seems worked while CRM 3.0 that one can pass custom variables via URL’s querystring and use it while form’s onload event. but it’s not worked in CRM 4 by default now. to be able to do this, you have to tune the registry. Create a DWORD registry key named [DisableParameterFilter] under [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MSCRM], set the…

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Dynamics CRM 4.0 – Hide the Application Menu Toolbar…

In the main page of Dynamics CRM, there is Application Menu Toolbar for users to do most of actions, also allowed for customizations. sometimes you may got customization requirements (like me) not to customize this, but to completely remove it so that user would only be allowed to use Application navigation pane and the Wunderbar…

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Auto-Indent HTML source in Notepad++ using TextFX Html Tidy

Am started investigating CRM 4.0’s aspx source for custimization. had the requirements of re-indenting aspx/html code so that I can see the table layout structure and others. here is the quick note about using TextFX Html Tidy in Notepad++ to do the html auto-indention. First of all , HTML Tidy is a project of reformatting/transforming…

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Change default View Source editor of IE

started playing around CRM 4.0 customization. need to view the page html source often and need a good xml / html tag editor! I choosed Notepad++ for my tag editor, found it pretty useful. and now got the question about using it by default when I view the page source in IE. Found the information…

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