Following on from my recent video series called 'Building a Refreshed Connections UI using SpakleXRM' this post shows you how to use the final solution to add a bit of sparkle to the otherwise slightly neglected connections feature in Dynamics CRM.
Connections first saw an appearance in CRM2011 rep... [More]
Speed up your HTML web resources by caching metadata such as localised field labels and options sets.
If you've developed an HTML web resource for Dynamics CRM that includes field labels, option sets or any other element that is stored in the Dynamics CRM metadata then you’ll know about t... [More]
I've now published all 5 videos in this series.
If you find yourself needing to create HTML Webresource in Dynamics CRM then I'm sure you will find something here of interest. Part 5 shows how to use the new SparkleXRM Metadata Server that I'll be publishing a post on very soon.
Part 1 - Cre... [More]
I've added the first 3 videos in a 5 part series called 'Building Rich UI Extensions for Dynamics CRM using SparkleXRM'
Part 1 - Creating your first SpakleXRM Project
Part 2 - View Model Form Data Binding & Unit Testing
Part 3 - Adding an Editable Grid
Part 4 - Pulling it all together
Part ... [More]
I'm sure by now that you've seen the new hierarchical visualisations in Dynamics CRM 2015. By clicking on the little icon in lists or on a form you can see the records graphically laid out. In true Dynamics CRM style anything you can do through the user interface is accessible through the SDK and s... [More]
The Dynamics CRM Async Server is a great mechanism to host integrations to external systems without affecting the responsiveness of the user interface. Once such example is calling SharePoint as I describe in my series – SharePoint Integration Reloaded.
A draw back of this approach (compared ... [More]
Just thought I would share this little tip to prevent someone else having the same issue:
The Configuration Data Migration Tool is a great way of moving records such as custom auto number settings from one organization to another. You can find it in the SDK under SDK\Tools\ConfigurationMigration.
I've just published the latest version of SparkleXRM on NuGet to make it easier to use from within Visual Studio.
You can simply add a NuGet reference to SparkleXRM and the dependancies will be pulled in as well.
PM> Install-Package SparkleXRM
Once installed, the Sparkle XRM assemblies will be... [More]
When publishing your Ribbon Workbench solution you may receive the following error:
"SecLib::RetrievePrivilegeForUser failed - no roles are assigned to user."
The first step in diagnosing these issues is to try and export the same solution using the CRM solutions area and then immediately re... [More]