Building a custom Dynamics 365 data interface with OpenFaaS

Over the past several months, I've been doing a lot of work with OpenFaaS in my spare time, and in today's post I will show how you can use it to easily build and deploy a custom web service interface for data in a Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement online tenant. »

Using Dynamics 365 virtual entities to show data from an external organization

I was recently asked to be a guest on the third-anniversary episode of the CRM Audio podcast. While I was there George Doubinski challenged me to create a plugin in one Dynamics 365 organization to retrieve records from another Dynamics 365 organization so they could be displayed as virtual entities. »

Using ML.NET in an OpenFaaS function

Last week at its annual Build conference, Microsoft announced ML.NET, an "open source and cross-platform machine learning framework" that runs in .NET Core. I took a look at the getting started samples and realized ML.NET would be a great tool to use in OpenFaas functions. I »

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 »

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 »