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Fast-Track Dynamics 365 Part 1 of 2 - Development with Visual Studio Snippets

When developing, there are often things that you repeat on a regular basis. In order to speed up development, it can be helpful to have portions of …

Exploring the Azure IoT Arduino Cloud DevKit

Someone gave me an Azure IoT DevKit, and it was lovely timing as I'm continuing to learn about IoT. As you may know, I've done a number of Arduino …

What’s An “App” in Dynamics 365 Anyway?

Everywhere you look you see apps these days. Or more truthfully, you’ve been seeing them for ages already. Even in this blog I used the term …

Loading Dependent JavaScript Files in Dynamics 365 V9

Introduction: Woahhh!! The Dynamics 365 July update is available for mass. The latest update has introduced a plethora of new features. Where few of …

New book: Programming the Microsoft Bot Framework: A Multiplatform Approach to Building Chatbots

We’re pleased to announce the availability of <i>Programming the Microsoft Bot Framework: A Multiplatform Approach to Building Chatbots</i> (ISBN …

Updates on Microsoft Beta Exam Program: Read This!

***Note an update to this process in the large text below...As many of you know, seats for many of our beta exams fill rapidly, which, in theory, …

New Certification Exam Prep Sessions from Ignite on YouTube

Great news! 19 new certification prep sessions recorded by Microsoft Certified Trainers (MCTs) during Ignite in September are now available for …

JavaScript Unit Test Intergration in VSTS Build Pipeline

VSTS supports any kinds of JavaScript test runner as long as it can be invoked via command line, we can either use Chutzpah with PhantomJS or karma …

How to Automate Messages to Dynamics 365 Contacts using the Microsoft Bot Framework - Microsoft Dynamics CRM Community

Previously I had written a blog which introduced the Microsoft Bot Framework. In that blog, I showed an example bot which connected Dynamics 365 with …

Microsoft Dynamics

Get the Azure IoT Developer Kit Now...

Azure IoT seems to be this month's theme, doesn't it? Well then we might as well close out the month with highlighting a post from Chris …

SDK 9.0 assemblies are available now

While we still cannot download complete V9 SDK for Dynamics 365, I just noticed that Nuget packages for V9 are available now. So those of us who need …

Software Development

Tip #1008: Learn PowerApps

If you are a long time “CRM Person” like me, you may be interested in PowerApps, but if you try out PowerApps, you see that the process of building a …

Tip #1007: What is the Common Data Service (CDS) today?

Much digital ink has been spilled about the Common Data Service (CDS) and the vision of what it will be in the future as the glue that connects …

Cloning a Record in Dynamics CRM - Microsoft Dynamics CRM Community

Recenly we received requests from clients and some questions from Dynamics Community members on how to Clone records. Although there are some …

JavaScript

Dynamics 365 Virtual Entities - Microsoft Dynamics CRM Community

A noteworthy idea with a challenging path ahead<p>So, with the July 2017 update dropping in at the beginning of October (I know, nomenclature issues …

Microsoft Dynamics

Free ebook: Introduction to Windows Containers

We’re happy to announce the availability of our newest free ebook, <i>Introduction to Windows Containers</i> by John McCabe and Michael Friis.</b> …

March 7, 2018 - Windows app development

Try Microsoft Edge A fast and secure browser that's designed for Windows 10 No thanks Get started<p>This site uses cookies for analytics, personalized …

Ignite 2017 Demonstration: PowerShell with the Dynamics 365 Online Management API

Today’s post contains the sample script we used to talk through our PowerShell demo’s at Ignite – to all those who watched remotely or in person: …

Git and Visual Studio 2017 part 15 : Revise local commits

In previous article, I explained how to undo the commit you shared with others by using “revise”. In this article, I show you how to revise local …

Configuring Virtual Entity in Dynamics 365 - Microsoft Dynamics CRM Community

Virtual Entity is a new featured introduced in July 2017 Update of Dynamics 365. With Virtual Entity, we can get the data from the external data …

Git and Visual Studio 2017 part 16 : Find out who introduced the issue and when

In previous article, I explain how to revise local commits afterwards via Git. In this article, I explain how to find the commit which causes the …

CRM and PowerApps

In my last blog, I wrote about CRM and Microsoft Flow. While researching for building and registering a custom API for Microsoft Flow, I came across …

Functional Programming in C#

In this episode, Robert is joined by Ed Charbeneau for a discussion of how a number of language features in C# support functional programming, a …

Git and Visual Studio 2017 part 14 : Resetting the changes after sharing code with others

In previous article, I explained how to compare item versions by using Visual Studio 2017. In this article, I share how to reset your change after …