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 »

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 »

Dynamics CRM AngularJS demo solution deep dive - the editor form

Earlier this week I shared a sample solution that shows how to build a custom Dynamics CRM data editor with AngularJS. As I described in that post, the actual editor relies on three custom web resource components (not including the AngularJS and ES6 promise libraries): index.htm - This is »

AngularJS demo solution for Dynamics CRM

Lately I've started using AngularJS to build web resources for custom data editors and viewers in Dynamics CRM. Once you get the hang of Angular, it's not that hard, but it did take me some time to figure out exactly how to work with it as part of a CRM »

Working with Dynamics CRM users assigned roles using JavaScript

Today turned out to be one of those days where I got multiple requests for quick Dynamics CRM 2015 JavaScript help on a few projects. A colleague asked me for help showing a field on a form if a user is assigned a role and keeping it hidden otherwise. Instead »

Checking Dynamics CRM user team membership with organization data service

With the all the recent news about Dynamics 365, this post probably seems a tad outdated, but today I had a colleague ask me for a way to check whether a user is a member of a team in a Dynamics CRM 2015 organization using JavaScript. Without further commentary, here »

Custom call handling logic with the Dynamics CRM USD generic listener

I was recently working on a Dynamics CRM Unified Service Desk project where I needed to populate a custom search form with call details instead of doing a direct search for a matching record in CRM. I didn't want to write my own CTI adapter, so I investigated using the »

Easy dependent picklists for Dynamics CRM

I've created a new solution for creating dependent picklists on Dynamics CRM forms that requires no coding to implement. You can download it from my Crm-Sample-Code GitHub repository here: https://raw.githubusercontent.com/lucasalexander/Crm-Sample-Code/master/misc-code-samples/easydependentpicklists.js Assume you have three picklists with related options like in the »