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Author: Paweł Grądecki

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What’s coming for Developers in Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement 9.0

Dynamics 365 9.0 is going to introduce many changes for us developers. I would like to share with you my thoughts and hopes regarding the newest version of Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement. Virtual entities This feature was announced quite some time ago and it’s great that it’s going to finally be included in version 9.0 […]

List of undocumented SDK messages

I believe that very often, searching for a clue if something can be done in Dynamics 365, you can stumble upon some Message that is not documented in Microsoft Dynamics

How to create an activity attachment using WebApi in Dynamics 365

Very short post today – just wanted to share with you a piece of code which you can use to create an attachment for any activity in Dynamics 365. This is different from normal attachments, because you are not doing this by adding Annotation, rather ActivityMimeAttachment object. It’s important to remember that when you are […]

Query Builder Error when exporting solution in Dynamics 365

Solutions in Dynamics 365 are very useful and there is no doubt about that. One of the latest features is possibility to add single fields, views or forms to the

Dynamics 365 – Create SharePoint folders without GUID

If you have ever come across the problem that Dynamics CRM out-of-the-box documents integration creates SharePoint folders with GUID appended to the record name, you probably wonder if this can

Making use of transactions in Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement

I believe that if you have ever written a CRM plugin, you are aware of the event execution pipeline (https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg327941.aspx) and that the operation is run in transaction which means that if there will be any exception, the whole transaction will be rolled back. Pre-operation plugins and Post-Operation plugins are also run in transaction, so […]

Disable columns in editable grid

Editable grids are a long awaited feature of Dynamics 365. Without any fancy coding, they allow to provide users a nice and easy to use interface, for updating multiple records in an Excel-like experience. We can easily create a subgrid on the form, configure it to use an Editable grid as control and we are […]

Using early bounds in plugin for multiple entities

Recently I was caught up in the discussion about early bound entities and late bound entities. One of the argument of the “late bound supporters” was the fact, that using late-bound allows reusing the same plugin for multiple entities (so for example create a plugin that runs for all activities or a common plugin for leads/opportunities/accounts). […]