Hosk’s Top CRM Articles of the week – 2nd June

Oh my it’s June already.  These articles are from a while ago but I didn’t get time to post them before I went to the lovely skegness for a week’s holiday.

Article of the Week

I wrote this article

CRM 2015 SP1 – Turbo forms use asynchronous JavaScript web resource loading

Which is interesting but it prompted a great response from Scott Durow and two excellent articles

CRM 2013 Script Loading Deep Dive

A detailed investigation on how CRM loads Javascript files, this should be required reading for all CRM developers

Turbo Forms: Get your JavaScript ready for CRM2015 Update 1

Scott Durow explains the CRM 2015 turbo forms functionality and what it means to your Javascript code

Whilst researching the new turbo forms I read the page below which is excellent

Write code for Microsoft Dynamics CRM forms

Best of the Rest

What’s new for Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online 2015 Update 1: Optimistic concurrency

Zsolt (or the mighty Zoltar from the movie big) has been writing some excellent blog posts recently and in this one he explains the new Optimistic concurrency

Unit tests are a vital part of emerging code design

Code design is an emerging/iterative process and the Hosk explains why

Top 5 Ways to Keep Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online Storage Usage Under Control

a few tips on keeping your CRM database from growing to big

Microsoft Dynamics CRM Customization Best Practices

3 quick tips on CRM customization

Dynamics CRM 2015 Update 1 List Component Deprecation

It’s going going gone soon


Nice introduction to SOAP and Rest from everyone’s favourite CRM Zombie (Zsolt again)

Behavior and format of the date and time field

How does the new date and time field work


Microsoft languages pick up steam

Readability and Maintainability regulators using Halstead and Technical Debt measures.


The Rise of the Chief Software Architect

9 Anti Patterns


What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

The Single Most Important Change You Can Make In Your Working Habits

Musk’s Latest ‘First Principles’ Breakthrough

How to Teach Doctors Empathy

Last Weeks Top CRM Articles

Hosk’s Top CRM Articles of the week – 15th May

Useful Hosk Links

Hosk list Of CRM 2013 Tools

A list and review of CRM 2013 tools, this will probably work in CRM 2015 as well

Hosk’s CRM Developer Articles

A collection of my favourite CRM Developer articles I have written

MB2-703 – CRM 2013 Customization and Configuration Certification Information

All the CRM 2013 content to help you pass the exam

HoskWisdom – Hosk Developer Quotes

 Words of Wisdom from the Hosk.  I have written over 900 articles, surely I should have said a few memorable things



2 thoughts on “Hosk’s Top CRM Articles of the week – 2nd June

  1. zsoltzombik June 3, 2015 / 8:04 am

    Thank you Ben! Let me introduce myself. My (new) nick name is Zoltar. Zoltar the unusual antique arcade fortune teller machine. What a pretty association of ideas. Please put into the coins🙂


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