Lets start with a quote
To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.
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
CRM Developer Extensions v18.104.22.168
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
What is TypeScript and how does it work with CRM 2011/2013
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
Why the advanced find is a CRM Developers best friend
The Advanced is awesome, find out why
Why CRM Developers should always start with the CRM SDK
Always start with the CRM SDK, it will help you learn new features and functionality.
Undocumented Useful Script Functions in Dynamics CRM
Just because everyone is talking about CRM 2016 don’t forget CRM 2015 Patch
There is a new CRM 2015 patch
Understanding levels of abstraction can improve your code design
Improve you code design and consider the levels of abstraction in your code
How to free storage space in Microsoft Dynamics CRM
Some great tips on reducing storage space on CRM online instances
Are your CRM plugins creating technical debt?
Is the way you write plugins causing technical debt in your CRM solutions?
5 Ways To Improve Microsoft Dynamics CRM Performance
Some tips to improve performance
Should you hire a Rockstar developer for your CRM project?
Do you want to put all your CRM development eggs in one basket?
Why you shouldn’t put unsupported customizations in Microsoft Dynamics CRM
Some reasons why you shouldn’t write unsupported customizations
Great Tool – OrgDBOrgSettings tool for Microsoft Dynamics CRM
Useful tool to tweak the CRM DB settings
CRM 2015 – How to Diagnose plugin errors
How to diagnose plugins errors, tips and good practices.
White Paper – Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015 Performance and Scalability Documentation
Fantastic white paper on performance and scalability.
CRM and SQL Tip #01 – How to find out the Security Roles assigned to the user
SQL query to find security roles assigned to a user
13 signs your project is doomed
Signs you CRM project could be about to hit trouble.
Why Other Tech Talent Gets Paid More Than You by Lane Campbell
The Myth of the Rockstar Programmer
good developers vs bad developers
A Dozen Things I’ve Learned from Charlie Munger about Inversion (including the Importance of being Consistently Not Stupid)
4 easy ways to communicate more clearly in writing
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?
Book Lovers Alert: 8 Of The Most Spectacular Libraries In The World
How netflix reinvented HR
Netflix slideshow on HR
Good introductory article on machine learning
28 ideas to become 5 times more productive
Elon Musk’s First Wife On What It Takes To Become A Billionaire.
Disney’s $4 Billion Steal
Previous top picks
Hosk’s Top CRM Articles of the week – 1st September
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