This is an accompanying blog post to my YouTube video Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement Deep Dive: Creating a Basic Plug-in, the second in a series aiming to provide tutorials on how to accomplish developer focused tasks within Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement. You can watch the video in full below:
Below you will find links to access some of the resources discussed as part of the video and to further reading topics:
Full Code Sample
Source Code Management Solutions
- Visual Studio Team Services - Free for up to 5 users and my recommended choice when working with Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement
I’ve written a number of blog posts around plug-ins previously, so here’s the obligatory plug section :) :
- Why CRM Developers Should Use Business Rules More - The post talks more about Business Rules in the context of JScript, but echoes some of the points made in the video in respect to considering plug-ins as a “last resort” solution.
- What is Unsecure/Secure Configuration on a Dynamics CRM/365 for Enterprise Plugin? - Unsecure/Secure Configurations are, arguably, one of those features that people tend to forget about with plug-ins; this post walks through how to implement them within your code.
- Utilising Pre/Post Entity Images in a Dynamics CRM Plugin - One of the best features at your disposal with plug-ins, Entity Images allow you to take snapshots of record data before and after your plug-in executes, and then access this data during runtime.
- What’s the best way of learning CRM Development? - In this post, I talk about some of the things that you can do to help speed your journey towards Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement developer extraordinaire :)