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Dynamics CRM 4.0 tool - Bulk update / export to csv

One of our customers recently asked to do an update on their instance of the microsoft CRM 4.0 platform. The goal was to change the current Country Picklist to a lookup field which points to a new_country entity. The new_country entity contains a few translations of the countries in different languages like english, dutch and french, and the ISO ... [More]

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Op 27/02/2009 door Orbit One

Dynamics CRM4.0: Client-side validation scripts

Everybody who customized CRM in the slightest will know that adding a client side validation script on one or more fields on a form is quite tedious and repetitive work.   Therefor we've looked a little bit deeper at the problem here at Orbit One, to be able to serve our customers quicker, better and more reliable.   Let me try a... [More]

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Op 02/02/2009 door Orbit One

Unit testing SharePoint

It was previously impossible to mock/fake a SharePoint server which ruled out a full TDD approach or writing unit tests. Typemock are offering their new product for unit testing SharePoint called Isolator for SharePoint, for a special introduction price. it is the only tool that allows you to unit test SharePoint without a SharePoint server. To le... [More]

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Op 25/11/2008 door Orbit One

Exchange webservice: Creating a distribution list

Hello again,Today I would like to look into creating a Distribution List through the Exchange Webservice. This is not as straight forward as creating a contact, but it should work none the less. According to this book and the documentation found on the internet, it is not possible to accomplish this. But there is a way around. Lets take the scenic ... [More]

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Op 19/11/2008 door Orbit One

Exchange webservice: Adding a contact

During the past 2 weeks or so I've been experimenting with the Exchange Webservice (in Exchange 2007 SP1). I've been trying to create a contact in the contacts folder of a user (testuser). I came accross some problems while trying to accomplish this. Specifically when I tried to set properties that are actually used by Outlook (client properties) ... [More]

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Op 19/11/2008 door Orbit One