WCF with no service xml or endpoints? What is this magic?

September 15, 2014


I had to write a WCF service for a project and I hadn’t created a WCF service for a while. I was trying to write mine to fit in with the rest of the projects but I was totally confused because I was looking at the other WCF services in the project and looking to […]

CRM 2011/2013 – Step by Step guide to installing the CRM Developer Toolkit

September 10, 2014


The CRM Developer Toolkit has become the standard way for developers to develop CRM Customizations. I personally like this because it means the codes is standardized. It’s not totally standardized because people can still have lots of different ways of storing all the various parts of CRM development. The first step to installing the CRM […]

CRM 2011 – Plugin Deploy Error and CRM Developer toolkit frustrations

September 2, 2014


Sometimes when you are deploying plugins you can get into a frustrating error stopping you deploying a plugin/custom workflow.  The errors you get don’t really give you can clue as to what the error really is. In this custom workflow I think I managed to hit most of them. Firstly, I forgot to sign my custom […]

Posted in: CRM 2011, Development

Hosk’s Top CRM 2013 articles of the week 1st August 2014

August 1, 2014


Here are my choice of the top CRM articles this week.   Keep Powering until the end of the week   Articles of the Week Rollup 3 fixed a bunch of niggly bugs, find out what Rollup 3 Fixes Many Pain Points of CRM 2013 great article on the limitations of CRM Online Microsoft Dynamics CRM […]

CRM 2013 – Business Rules work in pairs because the condition is AND and not IF

July 31, 2014


CRM 2013 brought in a new features called business rules, if you want to read more about business rules click on one the articles below CRM 2013: Understanding Portable Business Logic Become a Pseudo-Developer with Business Rules in CRM 2013 Business Rules in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 A quick summary of business rules is they […]

Posted in: Business Rules, CRM 2013

CRM MCC Question and Answer – Guido Preite

July 30, 2014


I knew it would happen but I have finally run out of CRM MVP’s willing to answer my questions.  Luckily I have lined up a future CRM MVP (in my opinion) Guide Preite who has earned at least two MCC awards.  We get some answers from the boot shaped Italy, where incidentally I went on […]

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Posted in: CRM 2011, CRM 2013, MVP, MVP Q&A

CRM 2013 – Microsoft CRM 2013 Opportunity form taking over a minute to load

July 29, 2014


I had a problem raised by a colleague and they were having problems with an opportunity record taking over 1 minute to load the form. Somewhere in mind I had a misty recollection of some kind of performance analyzer on form loading and after a bit of internet search I found this great page from Gareth […]

Posted in: CRM 2013