Dynamics 365 Portals is receiving regular updates from Microsoft, and as the product evolves it has changes which include new features as well as the deprecation and future removal of features. One of the stated objectives for the open source xRM Portals Community Edition project is to enable a migration path to the Microsoft hosted […]
When Microsoft released the Dynamics 365 Portals source code, one of the additions they’d made to the codebase was to use StyleCop, a tool to assist in automatically analyzing C# code for the adherence of coding style rules. StyleCop rules are run during build of a project, and rule violations are reported in the Visual […]
Microsoft has started sending out emails to Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement customers to announce upcoming changes in the July 2017 Update and how the security of network connections is changing. The change is the version of the transport layer security, TLS, is changing to require a minimum of version 1.2, and not accept lower protocol […]
In my previous post I introduced the Adoxio.Dynamics.DevOps PowerShell module and gave some history and purpose for Adoxio creating it. In this post I’ll cover how to install it and its dependencies so that it can be used to author and run import and export scripts for Dynamics 365 solutions and data.
Earlier today I published a new PowerShell module, Adoxio.Dynamics.DevOps, to GitHub and the PowerShell Gallery. This has been in the works for quite a long time, and was finally done today out of necessity and convenience to release a new version. Until today, it’s only been used internally and by a select few clients on […]
The first week of xRM Portals Community Edition has come and gone, and I’ve been thinking of some next steps to take with the project to make it useful and relevant to those who would like to use and/or contribute to it. GitHub has a projects feature where you can keep track of plans and […]
I had the priviledge of performing the first commit of xRM Portals Community Edition to GitHub shortly after the one-time code drop by Microsoft, and within a few short days it’s exciting to see this project taking on a life of its own. The biggest surprise so far has been the small but notable number of people […]
As can be expected from Microsoft, having now officially launched CRM Portals for Dynamics CRM Online, they’ve published new documentation and support materials. Here are some of the notable new materials which we’ve seen so far.
Adxstudio Portals for Microsoft Dynamics CRM implementations should follow a similar implementation methodology that’s used on traditional software development projects. This post describes the first environment, the development environment, which is typically setup when embarking on a new implementation of a Portals project that needs configuration or development efforts.