Accessing Azure Blob storage from CRM Online Plugin

Blog on how to access Azure Blob storage and create document in CRM Online by reading a specific blob document in Azure.

Dynamics CRM- Rollup with Custom Hierarchies

CRM Custom hierarchies are very useful feature for maintaining hierarchy among records and also provide nice visualization of the Hierarchies. Learn more about hierarchies here: http://www.powerobjects.com/.015/03/30/microsoft-dynamics-crm-2015-custom-hierarchies/ With rollup fields and custom hierarchies have become even more useful to derive and visualize meaningful data in the hierarchy. In this blog, we will use how to leverage Rollup … Continue reading Dynamics CRM- Rollup with Custom Hierarchies

CRM TimeZone issue using JavaScript

Problem: When we try to save a datetime field from an HTML TextBox (date-picker)  to CRM using oData in JavaScript, the datetime is always saved incorrectly. Why This happens: In JavaScript, date object is always read in local timezone. But CRM always accepts date Object in UTC from any client application. Then it shows Date and Time … Continue reading CRM TimeZone issue using JavaScript

CRM Best Practices

This blog will have links of all the CRM Best Practices which means this will keep on updating as and when I find anything new or useful for CRM (read CRM Online) Workflow Wait Conditions: Best Practices- https://community.dynamics.com/crm/b/magnetismsolutionscrmblog/archive/2012/11/26/workflow-wait-conditions-best-practices-dynamics-crm-2011.aspx Open Modal Dialogs in CRM 2013 http://mscrmmindfire.wordpress.com/2014/04/23/open-dialog-box-like-crm-2013/  Attach Entity record notes/ attachment to Email in Custom Email Workflows … Continue reading CRM Best Practices

Add Footers/ Summary in Google Grids

Problem Statement: Google Grids do not have direct implementation for adding footers to the grid. So there is no direct provision for having a fixed total row in Google Charts- table (Google grids). To achieve this, we need to add an extra row; add this row to the end of the table. We also need to ensure … Continue reading Add Footers/ Summary in Google Grids

Google Charts and Grids

Why we use charts We use graphics and charts because they help make any data More effective Interesting Easy to understand Easy to analyze and compare They also help one to present data in a logical and a consistent way. E.g. consider the example of Commission earned by individuals. The Bar Chart below shows total … Continue reading Google Charts and Grids