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I have got two articles of the week this week (it’s a fluid system) and neither of them are really articles.
Article(s) of the week
The alternative to CRM Developer toolkit created by Jasson Lattimer CRM Developer Extensions is improving rapidly. If you wondering why this is important then read where is the CRM developer toolkit for CRM 2015 and CRM Developer toolkit alternatives.
CRM Developer extensions has added some great new functionality
- 1 click deploy plug-ins and custom workflow assemblies from Visual Studio
- 1 click deploy reports from Visual Studio without having to go through CRM
- Added CRM TypeScript template
- Web Resource deployer
Importantly this works with CRM 2015 and it’s free
Podcast of the week
When ever I read or hear Dave Berry talk about CRM or TypeScript I learn something new and this podcast is full of interesting views and opinions. It’s quite a long podcast about an hour long
Below we have some more Dave information and Links
Dave also did a great Q&A, easily the funniest one
Dave has a great article on Typescript and CRM
Introduction to TypeScript for (Xrm) Developers
This article is the one I wrote, it’s more an introduction to typescript and where to find some more information
Best of the rest
The Advanced is awesome, find out why
Always start with the CRM SDK, it will help you learn new features and functionality.
There is a new CRM 2015 patch
Improve you code design and consider the levels of abstraction in your code
Some great tips on reducing storage space on CRM online instances
Is the way you write plugins causing technical debt in your CRM solutions?
Some tips to improve performance
Do you want to put all your CRM development eggs in one basket?
Some reasons why you shouldn’t write unsupported customizations
Useful tool to tweak the CRM DB settings
How to diagnose plugins errors, tips and good practices.
Fantastic white paper on performance and scalability.
SQL query to find security roles assigned to a user
Signs you CRM project could be about to hit trouble.
A Dozen Things I’ve Learned from Charlie Munger about Inversion (including the Importance of being Consistently Not Stupid)
I have 75k saved up in my bank account. I’m 24 years old. I want to generate passive income and retire by 30. What should I do with the money or how should I invest it?
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