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 »

Generating complex text files from Dynamics 365 with KingswaySoft and XSLT

Recently I needed to build an SSIS package that would generate a delimited text file with multiple sets of related (but different entity) Dynamics 365 records combined in a single grouping. Each record would be on a separate row (with different formats for each record type), and each grouping of »

Real-time Dynamics 365 data integrations with SSIS + KingswaySoft

I'm a big fan of KingswaySoft's Dynamics 365 SSIS integration toolkit for moving data between Dynamics 365 and other systems. Because the integrations are run in SSIS packages, there's a lot of power and flexibility, and you can use SQL Server Agent to orchestrate your integration jobs. This is great »

Dynamics 365 Configuration Data Mover v2.1

I've released an updated version of my popular CRM Configuration Data Mover utility that includes the following features: Steps can now be set as create-only, update-only or create+update. You can browse to data files using a standard file open dialog window. This upgrade is fully compatible with existing job »