Creating many-to-many associations with the Dynamics 365 Configuration Data Mover

I've released an updated version of my popular Dynamics 365 Configuration Data Mover utility that includes the ability to create many-to-many associations in the target system. This upgrade is fully compatible with existing job files. To create a many-to-many job step in the GUI, select the new "many to many" »

Dynamics 365 Configuration Data Mover v2.2

I've released an updated version of my popular Dynamics 365 Configuration Data Mover utility that includes the following features: Path to source and target JSON data files can now be absolute or relative to current working directory. This is particularly useful for running the CLI tool in an automated fashion. »

Running Dynamics 365 Configuration Data Mover jobs in Azure Functions

My Dynamics 365 Configuration Data Mover utility allows you to run synchronization jobs from an interactive GUI tool or the command line, but the actual data synchronization logic is contained in a separate AlexanderDevelopment.ConfigDataMover.Lib.dll file that can be included in other applications. In today's post I will »

A Dynamics 365 local message listener for web client notifications - part 2

In part one of this series, I discussed an approach for passing notifications from local applications to the Dynamics 365 web client through a message listener process that runs on an end user's PC. Today I will show the code I used to build the message listener and the code »

A Dynamics 365 local message listener for web client notifications - part 1

One problem that comes up from time to time on Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement projects is how to receive notifications from an application running on a user's local PC. Although the Unified Service Desk (USD) interface supports a variety of ways for Dynamics 365 to interact with local applications, the »

Updated Dynamics 365 Configuration Data Mover to support new online regions

About two weeks ago a commenter mentioned that my Configuration Data Mover wasn't working with UK Dynamics 365 online organizations that had been created since the change to the orgname.crm11.dynamics.com URL structure. I've released a new version with an updated SDK reference that has resolved the issue. »

Automatically executing HTTP POST requests in Dynamics 365 iframes - part 2

Several months ago, I wrote a post that showed how to automatically display the results of an HTTP POST request inside a Dynamics 365 iframe. I was working on a project last week where I was tried to use that approach, but I ran into some problems, so today I »

Another approach to complex Dynamics 365 text interfaces using KingswaySoft and XSLT

Last week I posted an approach for generating complex text files from Dynamics 365 with KingswaySoft and XSLT that uses a custom script component to apply an XSL transformation to an XML document generated with the the SSIS XML merge component from the KingswaySoft SSIS productivity pack. After I shared »