Monthly Archives: July 2017

Using Dynamics with WordPress

This blog is running on WordPress, and would not it be nice if I were able to somehow integrate WordPress with Dynamics? Well, actually I don’t have my own instance of Dynamics to start with, so it would be nice if Microsoft was offering some sort of development instances in the first place(is Salesforce offering them, still?),… Read More »

How to open a quick create form with JavaScript

There is a method in the Xrm.Utility namespace that we can use to open a quick create form: It turns out this method can produce a very vague error: And you won’t see much in the downloaded log file: Unhandled Exception: System.ServiceModel.FaultException`1[[Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk.OrganizationServiceFault, Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31bf3856ad364e35]]: System.Web.HttpUnhandledException: Microsoft Dynamics CRM has experienced an error. Reference… Read More »

Extending the Xrm itself (Part 3 of how to lock/unlock form controls)

We know that that “all interaction with Microsoft Dynamics 365 application pages must only be performed through the methods with the Xrm.Page or Xrm.Utilitynamespaces documented in the Client-side programming reference”. This is a direct quote from msdn: However, what if we could extend/override the Xrm itself, and what if we did not have to… Read More »

Angular and Dynamics

To start with, I’m not a professional front-end developer. I will do something every now and then, but for the most part, I’ll be configuring Dynamics, writing plugins, talking to the users.. you get the picture – it’s called Dynamics consulting. However, we all need to be somewhat up to date on the front-end development side, at… Read More »

Two Most Ignored features of FetchXml

What would you choose if you were given an option to use SQL or FetchXml to run a query? I’m sure that 99.9% of us would go with SQL in that situation since FetchXml tends to limit what we can do. However, FetchXml is, actually, more powerful than you would think if you simply continued to use “Download FetchXml”… Read More »

Quick Find on Your Terms

What’s all that about doing Quick Find on your terms? Think of it this way.. When you are doing a quick find on Dynamics terms, it goes like this: You: “Well, Dynamics, I want to use Quick Find to find all the contacts where this particular keyword occurs in the FullName, or if this contact belongs to… Read More »