The Dynamics CRM SDK documentation is amongst the best I've seen for any business application. It provides numerous code examples and walk through ranging from the basics all the way through to advanced topics.
One of the areas that perhaps needs a little more clarification is the 'Developer Extens... [More]
I've recently had a few questions around the UserId and InitiatingUserId properties of the execution context, so I thought I'd attempt to clear up any confusion.
The simple fact around user impersonation in Dynamics CRM is that it isn't simple! I could write pages on the subject but instead here ar... [More]
In the early days of Dynamics CRM 2011, you could use both these libraries without a problem, but with the Activity F... [More]
Your TEST customisations are always the same as your PRODUCTION customisations, because no changes are made direct to PRODUCTION – right? Really? Are you sure?!
We all know that customisations shouldn't be made directly to a production server, but rather made in development and then promoted ... [More]
After much deliberation and consultation, I have decided to stick with the name 'Ribbon Workbench' rather than rename to CommandBar Workbench. Here are some of the reasons behind this decision:
The Command Bar in CRM 2013 is still defined with RibbonXml, but rendered differently. A DisplayRule is... [More]
Since the re-org of Pinpoint, my favourite site map editor (the one written in Silverlight by the Microsoft Dynamics Team) has dissapeared.
It used to be here: http://dynamics.pinpoint.microsoft.com/en-us/applications/microsoft-dynamics-crm-sitemap-editor-12884928049
In case you are also looking f... [More]
Recently I posted a new Sparkle XRM sample up on the GitHub repository. To-date I've not explained why I've spent time pulling Sparkle XRM together, so this post is going to do just that…
Sparkle XRM is an open-source library for building Dynamics CRM XRM solutions using Script#, jQuery &... [More]
With the first glimpses of Orion being available (or Dynamics CRM 2013 as it is now called) I thought it would be a good time to look back at how the form tool bar has evolved over its history.
I've been working with Dynamics CRM ever since the first version (when it was just Microsoft CRM) and wit... [More]
If you need to localise numeric in a CRM Client Side User interface, you'll need to query the UserSettings and use the following properties:
The character used to separate number groups for readability as defined by the NumberGroupFo... [More]
Last week I was very honoured to be asked to take part in an interview with Rockstar365. I'd like to thank Paul for making me feel right at home!
You can watch my interview here: http://blog.rockstar365.com/2013/06/01/meet-scott-1-in-the-uk-on-rockstar-365/
See my complete profile here - ht... [More]