Article of the Week
The article of the week is my article is the excellent and I want as many people as possible to go and have a look at his first steps in towards creating a developer toolkit replacement.
Possible developer toolkit replacement
I will add my blogs on the subject below
Where is the CRM Developer toolkit for CRM 2015?
CRM Developer Toolkit Alternatives
I will add the Connect suggestion here has 66 votes which is great because a week ago it had 9.
Best of the Rest
XRM code snippets
CRM 2013 – Disabling a subgrid
Hosk article on how to disable a subgrid without actually disabling it.
Web API preview documentation released
The new Web API stuff, in an odd trial but unsupported offering!!!?!?
New XrmToolBox Plugin: Export to Excel
Don’t be limited by excel when exporting records with the
Getting the CRM Developer toolkit working with Visual Studio 2013
Steps on how to get the current CRM developer toolkit working with visual studio 2013
Upgrade vs Rebuild, Interest vs Responsibility
Good article from CRM MVP Leon Tribe on considering what to do with your customizations when upgrading
Scott Durow gives the lowdown on getting your scripts into shape to be able to use them with the new CRM 2015 SP1 turbo forms.
A button without a field, what is this magic
Dynamics CRM – Security Role Automatically Assigned to imported Teams
Cheeky salesperson role automatically assigned on importing teams. Probably some kind of reason for this but very annoying if you are not aware of this behaviour
Improve CRM query performance using compatibility version 120 with SQL 2014
Dramatic performance improvement when switching to SQL 2014
Scalability considerations for CRM / SharePoint integration
good article and worth a read
C# Development Tips for Microsoft Dynamics CRM
Great article on implementing C# dev to CRM
Kinect and CRM!!
It’s madness I tell you but it looks cool
“How is Software Like a Skyscraper?”
Martin Fowler – Is Design Dead
great article on YAGNI by Martin Fowler
very interesting article on the history of lean development, I don’t know much about lean development but it sounds like agile without the rubbish bits
Empires fall: Decentralize your code to avoid total collapse
The 8 Best Programming Books to Read Right Now if You Want to Distinguish Yourself
Software engineers are lazy bastards
31 Of The Best Kept Secrets Of Great Programmers
Microsoft: People Have Smaller Attention Span Than A Goldfish
Improving Your Craft with Static Analysis
What’s Fixie and Why Should C# Programmers Care?
OO principles from Head First Design Pattern
The dangers of spaghetti code
DESIGN THINKING… WHAT IS THAT?
Do something syndrome
The Disease of Being Busy
Neil Gaimen and Kazuo Ishiguro
Deep Habits: Spend Six Months to Master Skills
Strategy More: Inc. Success Bill Gates Warren Buffett
How Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and 8 other successful people spent their summer vacations when they were younger
Previous top picks
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