• Easy Navigation in CRM 2013

      Roshan Mehta, 07 September 2013

      Microsoft has invested huge amounts of time and money to improve the user experience in Dynamics CRM 2013. One of the pain points of previous versions of CRM was the excessive pop-up windows when working with multiple records. This has changed significantly with the new “flat UI” which a

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    • CRM 2013 – Process Forms Everywhere!

      Roshan Mehta, 06 September 2013

      Those of you who are using CRM 2011 Online or CRM 2011 On-Premise (rollup 12 or higher) will be slowly getting used to the new process forms for the Account, Contact, Lead, Opportunity and Case entities. These process forms show off the new “flat UI” which is designed to let users work w

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    • CRM 2013 – The New Navigation Bar

      Roshan Mehta, 05 September 2013

      When you first login to Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013, one thing you will notice is that the navigation pane has disappeared! But don’t panic, as it has been replaced with a new navigation bar located at the top of the screen. The navigation bar is nicely tucked away allowing more screen real es

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    • Getting Started with CRM 2013

      Roshan Mehta, 04 September 2013

      Looking back at CRM 2011, we have all seen the under-utilised “Getting Started Pane” which was designed to provide contextual help based on the module you were currently working with in CRM. This has been greatly simplified into a tutorial when you log in to CRM 2013 to help users get st

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    • Insufficient Privileges in CRM 2011

      Roshan Mehta, 29 August 2013

      This error never fails to confuse those who are configuring security in CRM 2011, especially when you have only started defining your security matrix. Getting the base privileges right just so that users can simply login to CRM can be a time-consuming task and you will most likely get errors along t

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    • Browser Link in Visual Studio 2013

      Roshan Mehta, 28 August 2013

      Many new features were announced for Visual Studio 2013 at the Build Conference in San Francisco with a lot of focus set on web development. The sessions presented by Scott Hanselman and Mads Kristensen were packed out with web developers wanting to get a sniff at what’s new. In this post, we

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    • CRM 2011 - Multiple Prompts for Credentials (401 Unauthorized)

      Roshan Mehta, 26 August 2013

      A client recently encountered an issue with their UAT server, which prompted users for credentials three times before displaying an HTTP 401 (Unauthorized) error whenever they tried to login to CRM. Note that this only occurred when trying to access CRM by referencing the server name directly in the

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    • CRM 2011 – Customize Address Views?

      Roshan Mehta, 08 August 2013

      I have recently been working with a customer who asked if it’s possible to create new views for the out-of-the-box Address entity in CRM 2011 Online. I thought I would try this in the Chrome browser only to see that the “view toolbar” was not available, so I was unable to create a

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    • Dynamics CRM JavaScript Web Resources in Visual Studio 2013

      Roshan Mehta, 23 July 2013

      Microsoft has released some great new features with Visual Studio 2013 that is guaranteed to please Dynamics CRM developers. At Build 2013, Scott Hanselman and Mads Kristensen showcased some time-saving shortcuts that will surely help developers focus on their coding and get their jobs done faster.

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    • Dynamics CRM CSS Web Resources in Visual Studio 2013

      Roshan Mehta, 21 July 2013

      Microsoft has released some great new features with Visual Studio 2013 that is guaranteed to please Dynamics CRM developers. At Build 2013, Scott Hanselman and Mads Kristensen showcased some time-saving shortcuts that will surely help developers focus on their coding and get their jobs done faster.

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    • Dynamics CRM HTML Web Resources in Visual Studio 2013

      Roshan Mehta, 15 July 2013

      Microsoft has released some great new features with Visual Studio 2013 that is guaranteed to please Dynamics CRM developers. At Build 2013, Scott Hanselman and Mads Kristensen showcased some time-saving shortcuts that will surely help developers focus on their coding and get their jobs done faster.

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    • One ASP.NET in Visual Studio 2013

      Roshan Mehta, 09 July 2013

      Many new features were announced for Visual Studio 2013 at the Build Conference in San Francisco with a lot of focus set on web development. The sessions presented by Scott Hanselman and Mads Kristensen were packed out with web developers wanting to get a sniff at what’s new. In this post, we

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    • The New Visual Studio 2013 IDE

      Roshan Mehta, 28 June 2013

      Day 1 of the Build Conference revealed some exciting new features for Visual Studio 2013. In this post, we will take a look at changes to the Visual Studio 2013 IDE and see how they can help improve the developer experience and productivity. Please note that I will touch on the CodeLens and CodeMap

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    • CodeMap in Visual Studio 2013

      Roshan Mehta, 30 June 2013

      As a developer, you would have encountered the situation where a colleague has passed on a project to you and you know absolutely nothing about the code base. The code is difficult to read and you have tried multiple times to step through the code with the debugger, but you’re having no luck.

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    • CodeLens in Visual Studio 2013

      Roshan Mehta, 29 June 2013

      With the release of Visual Studio 2013 come two great new features – CodeLens and CodeMap. Both features solve common problems encountered by developers on a day to day basis and greatly improve productivity when building solutions using Visual Studio. These features are available in the previ

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