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Drag & Drop functionalities within Dynamics CRM

Drag & Drop functionalities within Dynamics CRM

It’s finally there; drag & drop functionalities within Dynamics CRM. For as long as I can remember, clients always wanted to simplify the process of uploading files in CRM. Granted, up until today adding a note in Dynamics CRM is one of the most clicky operations. If…

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When to use the pre-validation stage in the plugin pipeline?

When to use the pre-validation stage in the plugin pipeline?

If the purpose of your plugin is to validate (what’s in a name) data in your record or normalizing it before save, chances are you want to use the Pre-Validation stage. On a recent project, I saw people consistently doing these kinds of validations in…

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External assemblies in Dynamics  CRM plugins with ILMerge

External assemblies in Dynamics CRM plugins with ILMerge

A requirement that has been around since Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4 is the capability of using functionality from external assemblies in plugins. A very common example of this is using Newtonsoft.Json dll to convert REST data to Type Objects. Now, with CRM 4 On premise there was…

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