An Azure AD OAuth 2 helper microservice

One of the biggest trends in systems architecture these days is the use of "serverless" functions like Azure Functions, Amazon Lambda and OpenFaas. Because these functions are stateless, if you want to use a purely serverless approach to work with resources secured using Azure Active Directory like Dynamics »

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 »

Building a simple service relay for Dynamics 365 CE with RabbitMQ and Python - part 3

In my last post in this series, I walked through the prerequisites for building a simple service relay for Dynamics 365 CE with RabbitMQ and Python. In today's post I will show the Python code to make the service relay work. As I described in the first post in this »

Building a simple service relay for Dynamics 365 CE with RabbitMQ and Python - part 2

In my last post in this series, I outlined an approach for building a simple service relay with RabbitMQ and Python to easily expose an on-premises Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement organization to external consumers. In this post I will walk through the prerequisites for building this out. I'm assuming you »

Building a simple service relay for Dynamics 365 CE with RabbitMQ and Python - part 1

Integrating with external systems is a common requirement in Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement projects, but when the project involves an on-premises instance of Dynamics 365, routing requests from external systems through your firewall can present an additional challenge. Over the course of the next few posts, I will show you »