Hands On with Dynamics CRM 2011's New ExecuteMultiple Request

Microsoft Dynamics 2011 Update Rollup 12 is now available, and includes a brand new OrganizationRequest which allows developers to batch process other requests.  In this article, we’ll take a look at the new request, and explore why this new functionality can introduce huge performance gains in certain scenarios. The Problem Over the last couple of…


Unit Testing Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Plug-ins with Microsoft Fakes

Visual Studio 2012 Ultimate ships with a new isolation framework called Microsoft Fakes. This article describes how we can use Microsoft Fakes to unit test plug-in code without a dependency on a Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 server, allowing us to easily test logic in isolation, from a known state.  This post assumes a certain level…