Trigger Power Automate (Flow) Synchronously from CDS

đź’ˇ Triggering the flow Synchronously may not be a good idea. So, use it carefully. đź’ˇ The steps mentioned here are not purely “citizen developer”, having said that it also doesn’t involve any coding. One should have knowledge on how to use Plugin Registration tool though. Again, as I mentioned in my previous blog post …

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Flows are not triggering or triggering very slow

There are times where for no “obvious” reason your flow stops working and/or triggering very slow (we are talking about hours together to trigger the flow).This I’m particularly talking in the context of CDS Trigger (when a record created/updated/deleted). When I faced this problem last week in one of our lower environments, It turns out …

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User Has Role

User Has Role in Workflow/Plugin

This morning, when I saw the requirement – “Check if the user has XYZ security role ... bla bla bla...”, Quite frankly, I thought it’s pretty straightforward. Join systemuserroles, roles and user, use RetrieveMultipleRequest – done!! But, when I started working on the task that’s when I realised there is this big gap (at least …

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Accelerate CRM web resources development using Fiddler

While developing web resources for Dynamics CRM, it is always a bit of pain to keep publish and test the changes. No matter how much-automated deployment you are talking about but those few minutes of publishing the solution breaks the flow of development for a “developer”. Here is a cool tip, using FIDDLER’s “Auto Responder” …

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Twoway communication b/w CRM And Azure Service Bus

Two way communication between CRM and Azure Service bus

This is the next level of my previous post on Azure service bus integration with CRM. If you haven’t gone through it already, I would highly recommend you to go through it first over here as whatever we are going to do here in this post is kind of an extension to my previous one. …

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Queue Messages in Azure service bus

Dynamics CRM and Azure Service Bus Integration

This post is literally the outcome of 2 days struggle 🙂 to achieve a two way communication b/w Dynamics CRM (I think I should say 365 now) & Azure service bus. One of the main problem I faced is lack of material that describes integration with new azure portal. Even the MSDN & SDK both are referring to old …

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CRM To Sharepoint Integration with REST Api

CRM-Sharepoint integration with Sharepoint REST API using Custom Workflow – C#

Working for a client last week where in we got a requirement to create a Sharepoint list item when a new Lead is created in CRM. Being a CRM Resource, I have first checked the options (OOB/configurable) available for me and the first thing that came in to my mind is Microsoft FLOW. A quick …

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Create Custom Hosted Control – Part 3 (Firing USD Events from C#)

In the Part 1 & Part 2 of this series we have seen how do we install USD Project templates in visual studio and how to implement custom logic for the Actions when a Action call is fired by the Administrator. I would recommend you to go through them once as they also cover the Scenario …

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Execute Action from WebApi in Dynamics CRM

Execute multiple operations with single service call from Client (CRM WebAPI) using Custom Actions.

I'm sure this post will answer 2 questions. a) How to call Custom actions from WebAPI b) How to reduce the "chatting" b/w client n' server. When it comes to #b, reducing chatting b/w client n' server - Imagine you have a custom web resource from which you are creating/updating multiple records in to CRM, …

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