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Microsoft Dynamics CRM and Silverlight 2 direct calls sample 

example David Yack has a nice set of helper classes that he uses in his book; I’ve also seen (and created) examples that use a WCF intermediary proxy; at the end of the day, it all comes down to HTTP calls so you can go at a very low level and still achieve your results....

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Happy Thanksgiving from the CRM Team 

Jim Schumacher submits his Holiday portrait and added onto by Mark Harrington. It was drawn on one of the whiteboards on the second floor of our building. Happy holidays, Mark Harrington and Jim Schumacher...

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Inline Grids for Sales Orders in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 

In every CRM application I have ever played with there have been areas I have never been proud to show off to customers or prospects. And adding products to CRM’s Sales Orders has been one of those areas for me in CRM since the products inception. While it works well in high dollar low transaction...

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Rolling out CRM: Who should take ownership? 

Today we welcome Microsoft Dynamics CRM MVP Umar Khan who is a Business System Consultant for SISCOM in Saudi Arabia. You can read more from Umar at http://umarkhan.wordpress.com. Umar also spends time in the Dynamics Forums answering your questions. It is always a tricky responsibility, who should take the ownership of not only the successful...

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Webinar Part 6: Dynamics Mobile as a platform 

A quick heads up from our man in the field John O’Donnell: Date: 11/24/2008 09:00AM PST Trainer: Bert Berkholder / Henrik K Nielsen Course Description Concluding this series of webinars, join Bert Burkholder from Microsoft in a session focused on the story of Microsoft Mobile and in particular the Microsoft Dynamics Mobile product. Bert will...

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Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 Ships! 

A week ago, the Microsoft Dynamics NAV team celebrated the launch of version 2009, a product that involved over three years of work.  We had a party on the MDCC campus (which subsequently ended up in an Irish bar somewhere in Copenhagen) and spent some time talking about our accomplishments.  The energy in the room...

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ASP.NET 2.0.50727.0 Warning Event ID: 1309 due to Request time out 

Have you ever had users complain about the CRM web application timing out on large operations? If so, you may want to check the ASP.Net timeout setting. The reason for the warning is that the execution time required by CRM connecting with your remote SQL Server is exceeding the currently set ASP.NET request execution timeout...

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Auditing Report Execution using the ReportServer Database 

We welcome our guest blogger David Jennaway who is the technical director at Excitation and a CRM MVP. Reporting Services is usually considered at most as just the engine for executing and rendering reports. However, it also has its own SQL database that contains information that can be useful. In this article I’ll look at...

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Using variables and C/AL code in a report in NAV 2009 

This previous blog “NAV 2009 – The structure of reports in VS report designer” describes how to get data from your data items into the layout of a report in Visual Studio (VS) report designer. This time we look at how to control the iterations of a report with code, and showing variables rather than fields...

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