All Posts by Mitch Milam

1 CRM 2011: Tracing Errors during SDK Development

I am working hard to put one of the last major features into my CRM Migration Manager and ran across some interesting issues today and the background information was equally interesting so I thought I’d share:   Error: System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException Using the exception-handling code ask documented in the CRM 2011 SDK (5.0.2), I received the following […]

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2 CRM 2011: Renaming an Organization

Occasionally, you will find a need to change the display name of an organization, which is an operation performed through the CRM Deployment Manager by someone who has the Deployment Manager security role. How’s it done Open the CRM 2011 Deployment Manager then select the Organizations node.  The list of organizations should look something like […]

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1 Podcasts anyone?

I was thinking about adding to the list of podcasts that I listen to and was curious if anyone has any opinions about good developer-oriented podcasts. Here is my current list: http://www.dotnetrock.com/ http://hanselminutes.com/ http://runasradio.com/ http://thisdeveloperslife.com/ If you have other recommendations, please leave a comment or send me a tweet. Thanks, Mitch

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8 CRM 2011: Editing the SIteMap

I thought I’d make not of this topic ( which is found in the CRM 2011 SDK ) because when you attempt to export the Default Solution, it seems to “wantâ€? to perform the export, but never does – AND it never gives you an error. So, if you want to modify the SiteMap, follow […]

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9 CRM 2011 SDK Development and Microsoft.IdentityModel Assembly

If you plan on writing anything that uses the CRM 2011 SDK, you may at some point run into the following error message: The application terminated with an error. Could not load file or assembly ‘Microsoft.IdentityModel, Version=3.5.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31bf3856ad364e35’ or one of its dependencies. The system cannot find the file specified.   Solution: You need […]

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1 Visual Studio 2010: JScript Editor Extensions Released

Via ScottGu: An extension has been added to Visual Studio 2010 to enhance the JavaScript coding experience. JScript Editor Extensions   Overview Bundles the following extensions for the Visual Studio 2010 JScript editor: Brace Matching Adds support for automatically highlighting the matching opening or closing brace to the one currently at the cursor. Supports matching […]

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CRM Migration Assistant has released

As I mentioned a couple of weeks ago, I’ve been working on a tool to help developers convert their JavaScript from the CRM 4.0 to CRM 2011 object model. Well today, I am proud to say that the CRM Migration Assistant is officially released! Read more about it on our product page.

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6 OpenXML Worksheet: Adding AutoFilter

I wasted more time than I want to think about on this, so here is a solution I hope will help anyone else generating an Excel worksheet and wanting to add Automatic Filtering. This is a full, working sample.  Just take out the code I use to populate worksheet and insert your own. ConversionReportItems is […]

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