Article of the week
great blog post from CRM MVP Leon tribe. This list has some great advice on helping to ensure you CRM project is a success.
Here is a post focusing on the other way your project can go
Best of the rest
Whilst using Depth to stop a plugin being called from another plugin, I decided to have a read of the CRM SDK to find out more about PluginExecutionContext.Depth
The might new and amusingly named Upsert. Very useful but you need to learn about alternative keys and think about the side effects of other plugins being triggered. Good article on the subject to get you started
Do you know your Plugin deployment options? How about the effects of IISReset? This article talks about the Plugin framework as well. It was written by The Hosk, who is a good friend of mine
A list of the juicy new features in CRM 2015
Interesting, well written and useful article on pushing plugin errors messages into notifications.
Microsoft has got a swanky new page so you can easily find CRM books and videos, which is good for customers.
Simple idea but using business rules to set default values easily solves an annoying issue with CRM
An old but classic article discussing versioning in CRM plugins/Custom workflows. I bumped into this whilst writing by blog posts this week.
Tips: CRM C# Create Validated Parent and Child Records at Once as one Big Compound using ‘Related Entities’
How to avoid infinite loop errors when a parent case updates children casess
A step by step guide to writing a plugin using the CRM developer toolkit
The Web API is my first glimpse of OData 4
What’s the difference between refreshing and reloading? Read the article to find out
Previous top picks
Useful Hosk Links
A list and review of CRM 2013 tools, this will probably work in CRM 2015 as well
A collection of my favourite CRM Developer articles I have written
All the CRM 2013 content to help you pass the exam
Words of Wisdom from the Hosk. I have written over 900 articles, surely I should have said a few memorable things