Write a Dynamics 365 CE Plug-in

This is a quick post demonstrating how to write a plugin in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement.

Azure.RequestFailedException: The request body is too large and exceeds the maximum permissible limit.

You might come across an error which prevents you uploading a file greater than 4MB to Azure Storage.

Handling Special Characters in a FetchXML query

Summary I was processing large quantities of FetchXML queries using Apache Kafka and ran into an issue where Kafka threw an Invalid XML error. The way to solve this issue…

Remove all messages from an Azure Service Bus Queue

There isn't an official way or method to empty an Azure Service Bus Queue using the Nuget assemblies. The following approach loops through the message list and empties the contents…

Create a table from an API JSON response

Here is a code snippet that will turn a JSON response into a table.

Install Apache Kafka using Docker

One of my favourite messages/events streaming technology is Apache Kafka. Here is a very quick method to install Kafka in Linux using Docker.

Fetch API snippet in a node.js Express app

A JavaScript code snippet showing a simple Fetch APi example.

Create a node.js web server

Simple snippet showing how web pages can be served using node.js.

Capture field changes in a plugin

The following code captures record updates in a Dynamics 365 CE plugin, and stores this in the description field.

The breakpoint will not currently be hit. No symbols have been loaded for this document

I recently came across this error when trying to debug a plugin. 'The breakpoint will not currently be hit. No symbols have been loaded for this document'. During my investigation…