Installing and securing OpenFaaS on an AKS cluster

A few months back, I wrote a guide for installing and locking down OpenFaaS in a Docker Swarm running on Google Cloud Platform virtual machines. Today I want to share a step-by-step guide that shows how to install OpenFaaS on a new Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) cluster using an Nginx »

Building a simple service relay for Dynamics 365 CE with RabbitMQ and Python - part 4

This is the final post in my series about building a service relay for Dynamics 365 CE with RabbitMQ and Python. In my previous post in this series, I showed the Python code to make the service relay work. In today's post, I will show how you can use Azure »

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 »

Executing Dynamics 365 workflows from Microsoft Flow

The only Dynamics 365 actions that Microsoft Flow offers right now are "create a new record" and "list records," but with just a bit of additional effort it's possible to access all the capabilities of the Web API. Today I will show how to create a »

Scheduling Dynamics 365 workflows with Azure Functions and C#

Over the past few days, I've shared two approaches for scheduling Dynamics 365 workflows using Azure Functions and the Dynamics 365 Web API. One uses Node.js, and the other uses Python. Because most Dynamics CRM developers are probably more familiar with C# than Node.js or Python, I also »