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?
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!
The community of developers for Microsoft Dynamics 365 / CRM in general and for XrmToolBox in particular is a great bunch of people. But I wish there were more of us - the more the merrier ? The D365 Saturday phenomenon with pro bono speakers at a full day event, free of charge for participants, … Continue reading We create XrmToolBox tools at Dynamics 365 Saturdays!
Last Saturday some 100+ experts, partners and user of Microsoft Dynamics 365 met up at the Microsoft offices in Stockholm, Sweden for a day packed with content at the Dynamics 365 Saturday event. I delivered two sessions at the event, and in one of them I took on a somewhat challenging session called Let's build … Continue reading We created an XrmToolBox tool at Dynamics 365 Saturday Stockholm!
The case is obviously not entirely closed. My recent article Case closed: Managed or Unmanaged solutions in Microsoft Dynamics 365 / CRM received a lot of attention, and sparked writers, podcasters, tweeters and commenters around the world to give feedback, yell at me, agree with me, or simply continue the discussion both publicly and privately. I … Continue reading Managed or Unmanaged solutions – a hot case still slightly open
If you have problems shifting gears in your car, you don't call Volvo to say "Hey, I don't like how this gear shifting thing works, so I'm just going to use reverse and drive backwards from now on." What you probably do is call them to say "I'm having trouble shifting, you need to fix … Continue reading Case closed: Managed or Unmanaged solutions in Microsoft Dynamics 365 / CRM
When your C# projects are referencing NuGet packages, you are always encouraged to update to latest version. This can be annoying, when you really don't want to. Edit: This is a general advise for NuGet package version dependencies, even though the example is about SDK for Dynamics CRM. In the world of Microsoft Dynamics 365/CE/CRM, … Continue reading Telling Visual Studio not to use latest packages