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I have had some interesting Milestones happen this week
I have published over 800 blog posts, yep that’s a lot
Highest weekly views of my blog 9624
Highest monthly views this month 36745 and I still have a few days to go!
The video below has had over 1000 views
CRM 2013 – Create a simple plugin in CRM 2013 using the CRM Development Toolkit
Anyway enough about the Hosk, lets move onto the great articles written this week, it’s a mighty fine crop I have for you but first
Extend those thumbs
point them Eastwards
Tilt and wobble
THRUST THOSE THUMBS TRIUMPHANTLY INTO THE AIR
Great blog post from CRM MVP Leon Tribe on his first steps with Azure, I must confess I have not dabbled with Azure myself yet so found this very interesting, who know it was so easy.
Are You Azure-Curious?
Taking a look at the Nigel Frank’s Salary survey to see what wages people are on and other interesting facts from the salary survey
CRM Wages in the UK 2013 – Find out How Much You are Worth in 2014
The CRM community is really getting grips with the Timer control and are now adding it to other entities at a rate of one per week based on my CRM articles of the week.
Adding Timer Control to Lead Entity in Dynamics CRM 2013 Spring release
Hosk’s CRM questions answered by the writer of the CRM 2011 Administrators Bible – Matt Wittemann, 9 times CRM MVP Award!
CRM MVP Question and Answer – Matt Wittemann
A great collection of CRM 2013/2011 videos, grouped and ordered to make it easy to find what you want from SlowXRM
CRM 2013 – Great Video resource knowledge base
Good blog post from CRM MVP Gustaf Westerlund
Some aspects of the composite address fields in CRM 2013
Hosk reviews the Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 Marketing Automation book
CRM 2013 Book Review – Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 Marketing Automation
Entitlements are one of the new CRM 2013 SP1 features, read this blogs to see how they work and it shows you a good example
Entitlements in Dynamics CRM 2013 Spring release
I have updated one of my favourite lists – Hosk’s CRM 2013 Tools list, adding my own simple tool to the list
Hosk’s CRM 2013 Tools List
Going into a bit more depth with Business rules, nice tidy article
Creating If Then Else Logic in CRM 2013 Business Rules
Great post, showing you not only how to use the SLA timer but also change the colour of it. Customers are licking their lips in anticipation of such wonders
How do I make the SLA timers change colour?
Clever way of creating a 1:1 relationship in CRM 2013
Tip #163: Create a 1:1 relationship
A list of 50 CRM blogs and Hosk’s blog is featured, whooohoo
50 Great Blogs CRM Professionals Will Love
Very detailed blog post on lead scoring and landing pages
Putting Lead Scoring Models and Landing Pages to work in Dynamics Marketing
CRM 2013 field notifications are one of the great enhancements and they easy to use and work well. If you haven’t used them check them out in this article
CRM 2013 Field Notifications
Spring ’14 Wave Update: How to Create Holiday Scheduling in Dynamics CRM
Sonoma Partners highlight the potential problems you can hit when you upgrade your CRM 2011 code to CRM 2013 and odd things can happen, well the UI did change completely chaps.
Is your CRM 2013 Activities Tab disabled? It might be your fault!
CRM MVP Scott Durow shows you how to change business process stage using code, very useful
How to change process and stage programmatically
nice article on integrating CRM 2013 and Sharepoint
Dynamics CRM 2013 and SharePoint Server Based Integration
Fake Xrm Page
A quick interview with CRM MVP Carsten Groth
Carsten Groth – Programmer, Script expert, Modern UI Tiler
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