Tech Tips, Comments and Curious Stuff

Information surrounding technologies that I work with at Microsoft

Windows 8: Too fast?

Yesterday after processing my pending pile of e-mails I decided to install the latest version of...

Author: Humberto Lezama Date: 08/22/2012

Apps for SharePoint 2013 code samples

Yesterday Jim Crowley blogged about some of the code samples we have for Apps for SharePoint. But...

Author: Humberto Lezama Date: 08/21/2012

And I'm back, apps, apps, apps.

Wow, I didn't realize it had been a year since I wrote my last blog post; I kind of hinted what I...

Author: Humberto Lezama Date: 08/07/2012

Apps, the key ingredient

It’s all about Apps these days isn’t it? The new App to have fun, to read news, to find...

Author: Humberto Lezama Date: 04/14/2011

TinyText: Programming the World with Nothing more than Web Technologies (HTML, JS, CSS)

What’s the news you say? People have been programming the Web with HTML + JS + CSS for decades...

Author: Humberto Lezama Date: 03/06/2011

Variable height items? Stick with Stackpanel

So here I was, trying to make a ListBox in Windows Phone (Silverlight) scroll properly and for some...

Author: Humberto Lezama Date: 12/31/2010

My first Windows Phone Apps: TinyText free text messaging and more

Like a couple thousand employees I'm too developing a few windows phone apps on my moonlight timeJ....

Author: Humberto Lezama Date: 12/28/2010

Cross team pollination

Change is the really the only constant of the Universe, if you can be certain of something is that...

Author: Humberto Lezama Date: 12/10/2010

Sharepoint...

So it has been about a week since I transitioned teams. I'm now part of the Sharepoint Developer...

Author: Humberto Lezama Date: 12/07/2010

Onto new challenges

Almost 4 years ago I started an amazing journey with the Microsoft Dynamics CRM team. That journey...

Author: Humberto Lezama Date: 11/17/2010

Setting a minimum runtime version for your solutions

If you have a CRM solution and want to ensure that users installing it have the required runtime...

Author: Humberto Lezama Date: 11/10/2010

Accessing CRM forms from Silverlight Web Resources

CRM 2011 allows developers to natively use Silverlight applications to extend the user experience....

Author: Humberto Lezama Date: 11/03/2010

CRM 2011 Web Resources: Simulating Directories and the Importance of Relative Paths

Feels good to be back. After ~2 weeks of vacation I’m back to the office and felt like...

Author: Humberto Lezama Date: 10/21/2010

Now twitting...

Follow me at http://www.twitter.com/lezamax ... some tips & tricks for CRM 2011 will be...

Author: Humberto Lezama Date: 09/17/2010

CRM 2011 Solutions: Business applications on steroids

Yes! CRM 2011 beta was just released and with that one of the hallmark features of our extensibility...

Author: Humberto Lezama Date: 09/15/2010

Released! CRM 2011 Beta. My Favorite Features

The last 3 years of a lot of people's work have been released and it ROCKS! The CRM 2011 beta is...

Author: Humberto Lezama Date: 09/10/2010

So Funny and so True :)

Alas, numbers speak louder than anything else. I loved the Tech Crunch 'decoding' and I loved more...

Author: Humberto Lezama Date: 06/27/2010

IE Developer tools not showing up... just maximize them.

I've been building a demo for upcoming CRM5 presentations by putting together several extensibility...

Author: Humberto Lezama Date: 06/18/2010

Google Home Page... Bingish

Noticed anything new in Google's homepage lately? And people say Microsoft doesn't innovate.. ha.

Author: Humberto Lezama Date: 06/10/2010

Multi Monitor, Productivity Boost… or not?

I’ve always thought that having multiple monitors at work (and now at home thanks to Win7...

Author: Humberto Lezama Date: 05/24/2010

New CRM Developer Tools: Advanced Developer Extensions

New Developer Tools: Advanced Developer Extensions Fancy doing LINQ queries against Dynamics CRM4?...

Author: Humberto Lezama Date: 05/11/2010

I love my new ASUS UL80Vt

Thin, light, powerful, beautiful screen, battery that lasts forever, what else can you ask for? Oh...

Author: Humberto Lezama Date: 04/14/2010

CRM5, unraveling little by litte

I love to hear the news "buzz" around CRM5. http://blogs.zdnet.com/microsoft/?p=5692 (Steve, my...

Author: Humberto Lezama Date: 04/06/2010

Influence Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Between Saturday, April 24th and Tuesday, April 27th members of the CRM Research and Development...

Author: Humberto Lezama Date: 03/29/2010

Command Pattern

One of the most common IT projects that business application developers do is integration between...

Author: Humberto Lezama Date: 02/18/2010

Shame on me

Gosh, I need to make some time to return to my blogging activities. I've been swamped with work...

Author: Humberto Lezama Date: 02/11/2010

Size Matters. Mobile User Experience.

Since I’ve been using a touch screen phone I realized something, the user experience in mobile...

Author: Humberto Lezama Date: 01/25/2010

I love my WiMo phone

I received an HTC imagio as a holiday gift and it is just amazing. Sure, it has room for...

Author: Humberto Lezama Date: 01/05/2010

Privacy and Security: An Open Letter from Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg

I find very curious and yet logical the path that facebook is following... I still feel bugged about...

Author: Humberto Lezama Date: 12/05/2009

And I won!!!

Yes!... I was actually the winner of the contest to guess how many CRM Online trials we would get in...

Author: Humberto Lezama Date: 12/03/2009

Come on, a bit more trials for CRM Online!

Turns out my high end guess for the number of CRM Online trials in November was not far fetched at...

Author: Humberto Lezama Date: 11/25/2009

xRM at the PDC!

Oh yes; next week you will be able to see firsthand some of the coolest enhancements that we’ve done...

Author: Humberto Lezama Date: 11/13/2009

Keep them coming! more and more CRM Online trials

So far I'm still on the standing list to win the prize for guessing how many new trials of CRM...

Author: Humberto Lezama Date: 11/11/2009

Get a free CRM Online trial in just minutes!

The latest and greatest CRM Online version (internally called R4) was released this week. While this...

Author: Humberto Lezama Date: 11/04/2009

Improved CRM Outlook client released (aka R4 client)

Today I received the news that our outlook CRM team just released an improved outlook client (that...

Author: Humberto Lezama Date: 10/23/2009

Check out the new look of the CRM dev center!

New look, new content... the CRM dev center rocks!...

Author: Humberto Lezama Date: 10/21/2009

Zune HD, Quad Core desktop, SSD laptop or LED TV?

I don't usually post personal stuff on this blog but since I'm still not supposed to blog about all...

Author: Humberto Lezama Date: 10/18/2009

CRM 4.0 and Dynamics GP 10 connector

Did you know that the Dynamics CRM-GP 10 connector has already been released and that is Free?...

Author: Humberto Lezama Date: 10/05/2009

Areas that display this entity...

I recently received a question about the "Areas that display this entity" section that appears on...

Author: Humberto Lezama Date: 09/09/2009

Long wish lists :)

Today I spent a fair amount of time looking at customer suggestions and I'm super excited that we...

Author: Humberto Lezama Date: 09/04/2009

I recently received a couple of emails asking about CRM certification guidelines for ISV solutions...

Author: Humberto Lezama Date: 08/06/2009

XRM Video

Waaay cool... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yru5CkANOKA

Author: Humberto Lezama Date: 07/15/2009

CRM Mobile Express (for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0) Released

Indeed, this baby is now officially released....

Author: Humberto Lezama Date: 07/10/2009

Cool Web Sites

I always like to keep up to date and observe “trends” that emerge in the webosphere. Yesterday I...

Author: Humberto Lezama Date: 07/07/2009

Improved Suggestions Program

You gave us feedback and we listenedJ. A few months back we rolled out a “suggestions” program to...

Author: Humberto Lezama Date: 06/30/2009

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