You can’t avoid the forces of change on your code, you can prepare for it by decoupling and reducing dependancies – Hosk
”Dirty code slows you down as well. If the code is clean, the next features go in smoothly.” – Ron Jeffries
You never know what worse luck your bad luck has saved you from.
— Cormac McCarthy
What I learnt this week
Multiple online instances or tenants
You can delete CRM online instances or switch an instance of CRM online
I didn’t realise you could have multiple instances of CRM online or you can delete or switch instances.
Article of the week
Microsoft Dynamics CRM Developer Interview Questions
I have chosen my own article, outrageous! It’s a whopper
Read Committed Snapshot Isolation (RCSI)–Know before you use it for your Dynamics CRM Database
An overview of Read Committed Snapshot isolation, a popular way to speed up your CRM DB.
Great old Post of the week
CRM 2011 Early Binding vs Late Binding Performance
Best of the Rest
A new developer Tool Bench, which does
- Build URLs to open MSCRM forms.
- Build URLs to open MSCRM views.
- Finds the Guids hidden in MSCRM URLs.
- Encoding and decoding of text.
API functions to control Subgrid behavior starting Dynamics CRM 2015 Update 1
Scott Durow Visualisation
Who knew CRM data could look so good without putting on some silly space holo glasses
CRM 2011/2013 – What security roles do you to need to run a dialog
Do you know you need certain security roles to run a dialog!
Microsoft Dynamics Timeline
The history of Microsoft Dynamics CRM in a few minutes
CRM 2015 – Understanding impersonation in plugins and knowing when to use it
CRM Online 7.1.1 – Service Update
what’s been fixed in CRM online 7.1.1 – Service Update 1 for Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online 7.1.1
CRM 2013 – When using FetchXML is better than OData
There are some things FetchXML can do, which OData can’t
Boost sales with social selling
Social selling is shuffling into CRM 2016
MS CRM Custom WCF with Dual Encryption
A good blog for Microsoft Dynamics CRM and Unified Service Desk
JSON Data Type Web Resource in Microsoft Dynamics CRM
It’s possible but why would you
To update read only fields you need to change the setsubmit mode. Read
CRM 2011/2013 – What does setSubmitMode do? and how does it work?
CRM 2015 – Quick way to navigate to your User record
How to quickly get to your user record
Yammer’s current state and why a CRM’er should take note of it
Microsoft should update Yammer or replace it. It’s still there so take note.
How to prepare Microsoft Dynamics CRM Data for Azure Machine Learning using SSIS and CData’s Dynamics CRM SSIS Components
Machine learning is coming, get ready
Microsoft Dynamics CRM Trust Center
CRM online trust credential, a great resource to answer potential customer questions
CRM 2015 – Why filtered views are useful
Filtered views are awesome, find out why
Bubble Charts in Dynamics CRM
A bubble chart in CRM, I never thought I would see the day
clean coder – future proof
Original Future Proof discussion
4 Easy Ways to Infuriate a Developer
A dozen things learned from Charlie Munger
The Statute of Limitations on Faulty Code
Simple way to do business writing
The remarkable Neal Stephenson interview
Atul Gawande talks
Previous top picks
Hosk’s Top CRM Articles of the week – 13th October
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
Hoeray, I made it to “the list” 🙂 !
Great work, making me read a post about Yammer is no easy task