CRM 2011 Validate User Security Roles using JavaScript/REST

This example I’m sharing today is demonstrating a few techniques which promote JavaScript and REST, along with using namespaces and creating a library of functions/properties. This example declares a library Security.UserInRole and defines a number of properties and functions. The general idea is to allow the data access via REST to be asynchronous which then offers a […]

CRM 2011 SDK version 5.0.13 available

The MS CRM Team have released an updated CRM 2011 SDK version 5.0.13 which can be downloaded here http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=24004 or viewed on MSDN here http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg309408.aspx Check out the release notes here http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj863620.aspx Quick Overview Custom workflow activities can now be registered in the sandbox and are supported by Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online. The Developer Toolkit for Microsoft Dynamics […]

The CRM Field Guide – How to CRM like an MVP

http://www.crmfieldguide.com/ The CRM Field Guide is an essential guide to Microsoft Dynamics CRM that everyone should have on their bookshelf.  This book offers you details not only on CRM fundamentals and extensibility points but also the tried and true best practices and strategies of the combined experience of some of the most recognizable global experts […]

CRM 2011 Grid with Preview Form

A sample of this html file can be downloaded from my Skydrive here http://sdrv.ms/RbwsKr     This week I was asked about showing an associated grid view and preview form within a Silverlight application similar to the way Outlook has a grid/preview layout. There are a couple of ways to do this and the one most obvious […]

Top 11 Reasons To Go Mobile With CRM 2011

CRM 2011 ships with Mobile Express, an html 4.0 compliant browser application that provides remote access to your CRM system. Mobile Express came with Rollup 5 in CRM 4 but Microsoft has enhanced the product and provided it right from the get go with CRM 2011. You can access Mobile Express by simply appending /m to your CRM Server […]