Hosk’s Top CRM articles of the week 3rd October 2014

Thumbs up for friday everyone

Articles of the Week

I will add this as one of my top articles, it’s not really an article but it’s very useful because the blogs on the list are excellent

The top 25 CRM blogs


This article from Guido is great, it takes a question from the forum, an answer from CRM MVP Scott Durow, followed by some hard work by Guido to create the full solution, great work.

Check if a User has a specific Privilege


I will add another because I can, it’s from the snooze Berry, Dave Berry.  It was written when Dave use to blog (pre snooze), although I have been informed from the great Berry himself he is busying doing great things with TypeScript and CRM

Entity.GetAttributeValue<T> Explained


Best of the Rest


Interesting article showing  you how to compare 2 lines in your fiddler trace

Comparing Sessions in Fiddler


A quick definition on business rules
CRM 2013 – Quick Guide to Business Rules


Add CRM DLL’s via the internet not you local drive

Don’t load CRM dll’s from the local folder, go to the internet


How to convert HTML to plain text for an email with a plugin

CRM 2013 – Convert Email HTML to Plain Text


The error and the solution

Assembly generation failed — referenced assembly does not have a strong name


Great article from Guido with a reference to Dave Berry



An error caused by Odata query with null guid value

CRM 2011 – UnRecognized ‘Edm.Guid’ literal ‘guid’null


Are people starting to like Microsoft again?

Common things to check if your CRM is down

Microsoft Dynamics CRM not working? check these common causes


Hosk learnt a few things whilst reviewing javascript

CRM 2011 – Things learnt when reviewing Javascript code on form loads

A quick start to getting started with fiddler

Getting Started with Fiddler and CRM


A tool you can add (at a cost) to performance test CRM 2013 using fiddler

Performance testing with stress Stimulus in CRM 2013

Timers in CRM 2013 and ways to use them

The Best Little Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 Feature You Might Not Know What To Do With: Timers

How to debug those pesky ribbons
CRM Ribbon Problems


A new CRM 2015 feature

Nested Quick Create in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015


Using goals to schedule a daily job, very clever

Scheduling Recurring Workflows for a Nightly Processing Service


CRM 2013 interview question and things to consider

CRM 2013 Interview Question – What things should you consider when choosing between CRM online or on Premise


Great description of leads

Leads are like Zombies


CRM Exams are reduced in price until December

15 percent of CRM exams until DEC with these codes


How will Microsoft Social Listening sell?


Quick Guide – What are Rollups in CRM 2013

great idea allowing people to write their own help, good listening Microsoft

Write custom help in CRM 2015

Question on the Hosk CRM Career blog

I have passed MB2-703 should I take the equivalent CRM 2011 certification



Watch out for career climate change

Don’t be afraid to ask stupid questions

Are people starting to like Microsoft again?

How will Microsoft Social Listening sell?

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