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

CRM 2016 is released, which is great news for CRM on premise users because it mens they finally get the functionality delivered to CRM 2015 Service update 1, as well as CRM 2016 functionality.

Download the CRM 2016 preview guide here

It’s worth reading the CRM 2016 preview all the way to the end because then you find out what’s missing

CRM 2016 what's not in it

The Microsoft Dynamics CRM landscape is changing, CRM developers should think Online first and On Premise second for CRM solutions

CRM Online really only works if you utilize Microsoft Azure.  The tricky part is both are evolving at a rapid rate.

Azure is massive, with functionality to be leveraged with CRM 2016 Online.  There are lots of great things like Azure Service Bus, Machine Learning and the new Power apps.

Read more about PowerApps – Introducing Microsoft PowerApps


Either you run the day, or the day runs you.


if opportunity isn’t knocking down your door, go and find it and demand to know why


There are three rules to being a great CRM developer, unfortunately no one knows what they are? in the meantime think, learn and work hard


Article of the week

Using Microsoft Social Engagement Together with Dynamics CRM

fantastic presentation from CRM MVP Jukka Niiranen on social engagement

10 Tips for Success designing solutions for Dynamics CRM

This article is a must read for anyone who design solutions for CRM

Best of the Rest

How do multiple developers work on a web resource within the CRM environment

Full CRM Deployment in Azure – Part 1 – Infrastructure

Sample: Auto-complete in CRM control

CRM Developers need passion

Business Process Flows – Considerations and Lessons Learned

Dynamics CRM 2016 Excel Templates

CRM 2015 – How to set focus in Javascript

Tips for working with Business Rules in Dynamics CRM 2015 Online

Support Ending for the .NET Framework 4, 4.5 and 4.5.1

What are task flows and how do they compare to other tools in Dynamics CRM?

Monitoring and Statistics for Sandboxed Plugins

Dynamics CRM 2015 – Delay Load Functions

Modifying Global Search in CRM Online

Tip #533: Tipster guide to automatic record creation in Dynamics CRM

Resco’s perspective on ‘Microsoft to Acquire FieldOne‘

Announcing support for Azure Express Route for CRM Online


Everything You Know About Latency Is Wrong

Software Craftsmanship – Revenge of the SDET


9 parenting tips from Warren Buffett to set your kids up for success

Microsoft apologised to Surface owners who have had a ‘less-than-perfect experience’

The Cross of the Moment

Previous top picks

Hosk’s Top CRM Articles of the week – 10th November

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