Simulate long operations in Dynamics 365 (CRM)

This article describes how to simulate a long operation in Dynamics 365 (CRM) using a simple custom plugin that introduces a delay using the Thread.Sleep function. Background: recently we have been investigating an issue regarding some timeouts happening in a third party application which connects to our Dynamics 365 service. At the moment, it is difficult to tell … Continue reading Simulate long operations in Dynamics 365 (CRM)

Dynamics CRM 2015 SDK and Developer Toolkit

The new CRM SDK  2015 doesn't give support yet for our known CRM Developer Toolkit,  which has been part of the CRM SDK until CRM 2013. Basically, the CRM SDK 2015 assemblies have been compiled with .NET Framework 4.5.2, but CRM Developer Toolkit was compiled using NET Framework 4.5. See the next Microsoft article for more details. For instance, let's check the … Continue reading Dynamics CRM 2015 SDK and Developer Toolkit

Microsoft publishes CRM SDK in NuGet (Visual Studio)

CRM SDK is now also available from the Visual Studio extension NuGet. This extension is a provider of third party packages where anyone can participate and publish their own ones. This makes very easy to add third party assembly references. Install NuGet in Visual Studio from "Tools => Extensions and Updates" Once NuGet is installed, … Continue reading Microsoft publishes CRM SDK in NuGet (Visual Studio)

Microsoft Developer Network

Microsoft Developer Network has just launched. Microsoft wants to enhance the experience to add better support for the growing number of developers that are embracing Microsoft’s platform and technologies for the first time. There were a few goals Microsoft targeted with the Microsoft Developer Network experience: Simple:   The new Microsoft Developer Network site is designed to help developers easily … Continue reading Microsoft Developer Network