Author: Andrew Butenko

Blog, Tools

Ultimate Workflow Toolkit v1.4.0.0 – all you want to do with Multiselect Optionsets in Workflows

Multiselect optionset was introduced as another one cool feature of 9.0 release. One one hand we have got cool and useful feature but on the other hand you can’t use this field as a part of Business Rules and Workflows/Actions. I believe this limitations will be released in upcoming release but I decided to address …

Blog, Development

Microsoft Dynamics 365 v9.0: lookupObjects – closer look

After I posted my previous post about new namespaces and methods I got several questions about lookupObjects method from Xrm.Utility namespace. I decided to make additional research to check what was not documented but can be used.

Blog, Development

Microsoft Dynamics 365 v9.0: What’s new in clientside for devs besides Xrm.WebApi

After analysis of new namespaces and methods that were released as a part of new 9.0 version I come to conclusion that “Dynamics 365  CE” Product Team actively works on elimination of gap between methods that are available to Product Team and usual developers. And here is why:

Development, Howto

Microsoft Dynamics 365 v9.0: Usage of new OOB WebApi functions – Part 2

In previous post I described how to perform CRUD operations using OOB wrapper for WebApi operations released as a part of v9.0 release. In this I will describe 2 remaining methods – execute and executeMultiple. Methods are used to execute actions or functions.

Development, Howto

Microsoft Dynamics 365 v9.0: Usage of new OOB WebApi functions – Part 1

It was anounced earlier that wrapper for usage of WebApi will be available as a part of v9.0 release. Now v9.0 is released so it became possible to check what can it do and what we can do with it.

CRM Extensions, Tools

Ultimate Workflow Toolkit v1.3.0.0

I released new version of Ultimate Workflow Toolkit. Here is the list of new operations available: System: Recalculate one Rollup field for record Recalculate all Rollup fields for record Actualize Exchange Rates (based on my post – http://butenko.pro/2014/10/08/microsoft-crm-2013-currency-exchange-rates-actualization/) Cancel all waiting workflow instances of this workflow (based on my post – http://a33ik.blogspot.com/2015/07/howto-avoid-simultaneous-execution-of-2.html?m=1) Bulk Operations: Execute On-Demand worfklow …

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HowTo: Log all inputs of your custom worflow activities in generic way

For couple of months I work on my Ultimate Workflow Toolkit. For those who doesn’t know what is it (especially for power users and consultants who doesn’t write code but like build and use workflows) – it is a toolkit that contains steps for workflows to extend list of basic operations. To make troubleshooting of …

CRM Extensions, Tools

Ultimate Workflow Toolkit v1.2.0.0

I released new version of Ultimate Workflow Toolkit. Here is the list of new operations available: Email: Save Email Attachments to Record’s Notes Attache Record’s Notes (only documents) to Email and Send it Create Email from Template Send Email to Plain Email Address Send Email to Team’s Members Send Email Composed Previously

Development, Howto

How to get Object Type Code of entity using WebApi

If you need to get Object Type Code of entity based on Logical Name of entity you can use following code: