#Crm2Crm – part 3: Replication basics 2

Last time I described the concept of a simple one way replication pattern. In this pattern each time an entity record is added, modified or deleted a message is written in a message entity. The message pump will process the messages within the message entity in the order they arrived in the message entity (First […]

#Crm2Crm – part 2: Replication basics 1

In the previous article I described how I got sparked to investigate how I can create a bi-directional replication scenario in which I can synchronize data back and forth between entities. For the sake of simplicity I’ll focus initially in synchronizing the data within a sinlge CRM organization. Later on I will describe how we can set up […]

Dynamics CRM and Azure Scheduler – The feedback loop

In my last article I showed how to build a simple command line exe, that could be deployed as an Azure WebJob. Furthermore I showed how to pass parameters to the WebJob, parameters that can be used to perform specific actions. For me this is enough information to stop the proof of concept, however that would not be fair to […]

Dynamics CRM and Azure Scheduler – The final pieces of the puzzle

Lately it has been quite hectic at the office, project deadlines were shifting, functionality was added and project issues had to be resolved. Not the most optimal situation to write blog articles. Fortunately, things calmed down. Time to pick up this quest again. In the previous article I focussed on the Azure webjob. It turns out that the basic techniques required to write web […]

Dynamics CRM and Azure Scheduler – a closer look at Azure Web Jobs

In this series of articles I’m working on a scenario in which I want to hookup the Azure Scheduler to Dynamics CRM. In the previous article I established a breakthrough. Using REST calls and Json, I’m able to create new jobs in the Azure scheduler. This paves the way for the next challenge: Creating an […]

Dynamics CRM and Azure Scheduler – let the games begin

Last week I started this series of articles on using the Azure Scheduler with Dynamics CRM. I expected a pretty smooth ride, however it turns out to be an infuriated dragon that needs to be tamed. In this article I’ll describe what I achieved till so far. I started with reading about Azure and the […]

Dynamics CRM and Azure Scheduler – intro

This week I have a meeting with my manager to discuss the personal goals I want to achieve this year. Goals that will benefit the company, and goals that will benefit me. Among these goals I have to define is the goal of skill / knowledge development. I decided I want to build up knowledge regarding the […]

Debugging 101: The Pitfall of the plugin profiler

When developing for CRM, you sometimes have to debug your code. With the CRM on-premise versions, one could simply attach the Visual Studio debugger to your CRM Server. You only had to install the Visual Studio Remote debugging tools, update the plugin, copy the corresponding plugin pdb file to the assembly bin folder on the server, attach the […]