Conditional Unique Auto Number Sequences in Microsoft Dynamics 365 / CRM

Conditional unique auto number series

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.

Avoid nested conditionals in Microsoft Flow by using Guard Conditions

Flow nested conditions

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

Dynamic content in Auto Numbers for Microsoft Dynamics 365 / CRM

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