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Dynamics 365 Tooling – Object of type ‘Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk.Entity’ cannot be converted to type ‘Type’

I think that most of you who are writing applications connecting to Dynamics 365 already wrote thousands of some similar code: It’s simply connecting to Dynamics 365 using connection string and querying contacts. Connection string looks like that: For many years it was working like a […]

Creating empty XRM Environment in PowerApps

If you are following the latest news regarding Dynamics 365 ecosystem, you are probably aware of the fact that Microsoft decided to put everything upside down, change the naming of every technology and use the old names with some new things. Of course I’m exaggerating a little here, but some changes are really crucial and […]

PoC – speech to text notes in Dynamics 365

In case you did not notice that yet, Dynamics 365 9.0 ships features that will allow developers to achieve really powerful custom components, working across all D365-supported devices. Unified Interface – as its name suggests – works pretty much the same on all devices, which means that we are no longer sandboxed by some “metadata […]

Dynamics 365 Server-side validation

  Defining required and optional fields are always an important part of every Dynamics 365 project that I have ever worked on. Have you ever thought properly about the server-side validation on that matter? From my experience, Dynamics CRM Customizers/Developers usually just create fields with proper value in  “Field requirement” field. I hope that everyone […]

Dynamics 365 9.0 Client-side navigation

In Dynamics 365 there has been a serious re-arrangement of all the namespaces and methods available for client-side scripting. If you are not aware of that already, please take some time to digest the following article: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/get-started/whats-new/customer-engagement/important-changes-coming There are many changes, but today I would like to focus on new namespace: Xrm.Navigation, which, as the […]

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