A common request for Auto Numbers in Microsoft Dynamics 365 / CDS / Customer Engagement is to have one number field that shall get different prefixes and unique sequences based on data on the record or it's parents.
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Create a view in Microsoft Dynamics 365 that shows contacts in the same state as current user.
I'm a techie. I like new, shiny, cool stuff. Newest however, usually costs. Users just want a system that empowers more than it obstructs. So how do you find the balance between the three? Is it even possible? Or is it just another Project Management Triangle?
With the coming ALM and automation features for CDS and the Power Platform, there is no longer any need for manual export of unmanaged solutions. I suggest the possibility should be removed entirely.
Ever since I started using the Plugin Trace Log for investigation of my plugins around three years ago, I have wondered why we don't have timestamps with better granularity than seconds.As I expressed it in an article from 2017: Given the CPU power we have today, it is just incomprehensible why we should not get … Continue reading The Milliseconds Are Here!
As the Easter approaches, this is a short week at work.Nevertheless, a lot has happened around the media. Here's a recap. Press release On Monday I started my new job at CRM-Konsulterna, an infinitesimal Dynamics consultancy (compared to Avanade that I just came from) started by fellow MVP Gustaf Westerlund. My signing was highlighted in … Continue reading Easter week in the media
After working as a developer for a quarter century I have seen my fair share of nested conditionals and probably caused way beyond my fair share.Nested conditionals make the code harder to read and simply less aesthetic. When working with Microsoft Flow, this becomes even more obvious with the screen real estate that the Flow … Continue reading Avoid nested conditionals in Microsoft Flow by using Guard Conditions
As the creator of the Auto Number Manager tool in XrmToolBox, I get two questions more than any other questions: How can I number existing records?How can I add dynamic content to the numbers? In a previous article I gave my solution to the first question. I will now dive into the second one and show a … Continue reading Dynamic content in Auto Numbers for Microsoft Dynamics 365 / CRM