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Author: Arashs Date: 12/21/2011

Join us for a "Live" Live Framework webcast..

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Author: Arashs Date: 12/01/2008

Why Mesh-Enabled Web Applications

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Author: Arashs Date: 11/26/2008

Mesh-Enabled Applications are born.............

I have been busy. Extermely busy, and you will know why very soon. I will be presenting a session on...

Author: Arashs Date: 10/14/2008

Live Mesh is Live....

Live Mesh was launched last night but we have only told part of the story. The platform and...

Author: Arashs Date: 04/23/2008

Extending CRM forms with Managed code using Silverlight 1.1

Check this out:...

Author: Arashs Date: 11/28/2007

Make sure you use my new blog

I still get messages and comments added to this blog. That is great but I don't check this blog very...

Author: Arashs Date: 10/15/2007

Blog move....Come and visit my new blog.....

I have decided to move my blog to a different server. My new blog is located here:...

Author: Arashs Date: 08/30/2007

Thanks for all the nice comments

Just had a chance to go through many comments that have been posted to my blog. Thank you for all...

Author: Arashs Date: 05/07/2007

Using Silverlight as an excuse to get back on blogging....

What a great way to get back on the blogging scene (I hope it lasts, with all the things that are...

Author: Arashs Date: 05/07/2007

Time to shift gears….

After spending a few years working on one of the best products and business application platforms...

Author: Arashs Date: 03/12/2007

Convergence preview of Titan: Building Business Applications on CRM Platform

Thanks to everyone who has responded directly to me about my previous post. I have now a list of...

Author: Arashs Date: 02/14/2007

Test drive CRM Titan Dev power at Convergence 2007

It is very likely that I (or/and another collegue from CRM programmability) will be at Convergence...

Author: Arashs Date: 02/05/2007

CRM Titan Preview is released to partner community!

I have been pretty busy presenting the new extensibility points and scenarios of CRM Titan, and in...

Author: Arashs Date: 01/15/2007

A platform for building your business application, no matter what it is

If you want to build a business application, let's say a real estate application, you typically will...

Author: Arashs Date: 12/21/2006

CRM update rollup to address a number of minor programmability issues

As part of our continued commitment to respond to customer asks and issues, we have just released an...

Author: Arashs Date: 12/20/2006

Titan Software Design Review, what an event!

I have been very busy lately so haven't had a chance to update my blogs for a while but I am back!...

Author: Arashs Date: 11/17/2006

Biztalk 2006 adaptor for CRM V3.0

Just got back from a week of holiday and while scrambling through hundreds of email found out that...

Author: Arashs Date: 10/05/2006

CRM recognition by CRM Magazine and Gartner status report

Check out: http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2006/sep06/09-20CRMIndustryInfluencersPR.mspx

Author: Arashs Date: 09/21/2006

Meet Isaac and Mort

If you participate in any of developer focused presentations or review meetings at Microsoft, the...

Author: Arashs Date: 09/18/2006

Web services standards, free for all...

Today we made a great announcement which will significantly encourage and promote interoperability...

Author: Arashs Date: 09/13/2006

CRM in Enterprise and data integration

I had the privilege to visit one of our large enterprise customers a few weeks back. The visit was...

Author: Arashs Date: 09/11/2006

Role of PMs in scrum process

We are just about to finish the 5th sprint. I blogged earlier about agile development at CRM team,...

Author: Arashs Date: 09/11/2006

A plane that can also be driven as a car, only 148K on sale now!

Couldn't resist the temptation to share this animation on the new roadable plane from Terrafugia.

Author: Arashs Date: 09/06/2006

Generating a web service proxy manually

When you use the VS 2005 callout template that I posted earlier you can take advantage of most of...

Author: Arashs Date: 09/06/2006

Warning: cool demo ahead --->

Live.com team has released a beta version of their long awaited contacts gadget. I personally think...

Author: Arashs Date: 08/29/2006

Up for an innovation survey?

Derik, who is a good colleague, of mine has forwarded me a link to Scott Berkun blog where he is...

Author: Arashs Date: 08/29/2006

Calling “CRM” Web services using JScript

Since I wrote the post about calling "any" web service from CRM forms (BTW, that is my most viewed...

Author: Arashs Date: 08/28/2006

Use Visual Studio 2005 to build CRM Callouts!

You already can develop web services applications for CRM V3.0 using Visual Studio(VS) 2003 or 2005...

Author: Arashs Date: 08/24/2006

Building applications for Partner hosted CRM

Earlier this year, we announced a new program to enable service providers offer hosted version of...

Author: Arashs Date: 08/17/2006

On the importance of a solid Workflow platform

Workflow is one of the key features of any business application, including CRM. Since my PhD days...

Author: Arashs Date: 07/31/2006

A platform for building business applications: Live or On-premise

We already offer an extensible platform for building business applications on-premise. I...

Author: Arashs Date: 07/26/2006

How "Technical" a good technical PM should be

Charles has a good post where he talks about the right balance of skills between developers and...

Author: Arashs Date: 07/16/2006

Create IntelliSense Code Snippets for CRM

Visual Studio 2005 IntelliSense Code Snippets feature enables pre-authored pieces of code to be...

Author: Arashs Date: 07/14/2006

Don't invest in fancy mouse and keyboard, you may not need them for long

Simply brilliant: Brain sensor allows mind-control. or Device Lets Thoughts Control Computer I have...

Author: Arashs Date: 07/14/2006

Want to demo CRM with some cool apps? Get the VPC..

I get asked this question very often, especially from our field who often come running two days...

Author: Arashs Date: 07/13/2006

Customize CRM Data right inside Visual Studio 2005

CRM customization tools are pretty cool in a sense that they allow you to customize the CRM schema...

Author: Arashs Date: 07/12/2006

More thoughts on CRM Live

Check out David Thacher's, our GM, thoughts on CRM Live announcement here.

Author: Arashs Date: 07/12/2006

"CRM Live", here it comes..

I am very excited that CRM team can finally share the vision and thinking around live services with...

Author: Arashs Date: 07/11/2006

Get the latest CRM V3.0 SDK, released today!

This release includes major updates since the last update. Detailed reference, cool code samples and...

Author: Arashs Date: 06/26/2006

I get questioned alot about why we have designed the CRM web service APIs as a single endpoint and...

Author: Arashs Date: 06/26/2006

The Tale of Software Inspection at CRM

Typically in a software development team, the Program Manager(PM) is responsible for defining the...

Author: Arashs Date: 06/25/2006

Back from Teched

Teched was great this year. We had more CRM sessions with more variety of topics and much more...

Author: Arashs Date: 06/25/2006

Teched 2006 session on CRM extensibility

Here it is, the details of my Teched 2006 session. If you want any specific topic to be covered,...

Author: Arashs Date: 05/01/2006

Cool CRM Add-on, Part 1 of n

You can tell I have been busy (no post since April 7thL) but I promise you, I have been doing good...

Author: Arashs Date: 04/25/2006

To all CRM fans..Register for Teched 2006 today!

We have finalized the CRM sessions for this year Teched (almost) and I must say, there will be a...

Author: Arashs Date: 04/25/2006

Do you have a cool CRM Add-on?

There are a number of very cool Microsoft CRM add-ons and plugins out there (A list of which can be...

Author: Arashs Date: 04/06/2006

Looking for a CRM Metadata "cache"? look no further.....

CRM V3.0 comes with a brand new web service that provides information about the CRM metadata (e.g....

Author: Arashs Date: 04/04/2006

Working with CRM Form Lookup Controls Programmatically

Lately, I have been asked a number of times about how to programmatically work with Lookup controls...

Author: Arashs Date: 03/28/2006

Agile development at Microsoft Dynamics CRM team

I am not a big fan of waterfall software development model for many obvious (and not very obvious)...

Author: Arashs Date: 03/14/2006

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