Write a Dynamics 365 CE Plug-in

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

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…

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…

Getting Access Tokens for Dynamics 365 CE

Below I've listed the various grant types that can be used to access Dynamics 365 Web API.

Dynamics 365 SSRS Reporting Extensions will not install

One of the problems that I have faced countless times when installing Dynamics in a VM for development purposes is the hassle of installing Dynamics Reporting Extensions. The installation will…

Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations – Understanding Elements, Models & Packages

Here is a quick explanation of Models and how they work in Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations.

Update Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations VM

Updating the Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations is straight-forward. In this post I'll discuss how to update a local development VM.

Dynamics 365 Online – API Access Token with OAuth 2.0

In this post, I'm going to demonstrate how to generate Access Tokens using OAuth 2.0, Implicit Grant for Microsoft Dynamics 365 CE.

Configuring Dynamics 365 CE Data Export Service

The steps below outline the actions needed to build the Dynamics 365 Data Export Service. What I found was that documentation on this subject is sparse, but also, blog posts…