Visual Studio 2012 – Great new features for Web and CRM 2011 development

by Shawn Tabor

The recent release of Visual Studio 2012 offers a number of great enhancements that will improve standard web development as well as CRM development.

Features of note for the CRM developer include:

Note: In order to install the current CRM Developer Toolkit with Visual Studio 2012, the MSI has to be edited to modify the registry key which points to Visual Studio 2010. A great step by step article was written on this very topic and can be found by clicking here. Continue reading “Visual Studio 2012 – Great new features for Web and CRM 2011 development”


Managing Solutions within CRM 2011 – Some Helpful Resources

One of the more challenging aspects of managing an Enterprise wide CRM 2011 implementation is managing solutions across multiple developers and multiple environments.  I have worked on implementations which used a single development environment with a single solution as well as implementations with multiple development virtual machines and developers each merging their solution into a master development solution…and others with scenarios in between.

Please find some valuable information below on some helpful resources across the blogosphere which can help you with this endeavor.  Good Luck!

Mr. Dave’s (David Yack) CRM Blog!

A blog about development with Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Richard Knudson’s Dynamics CRM Trick Bag

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Solution Management Strategy Review

Merging CRM 2011 Solutions

Solutions & Release Management – CRM 2011

Working with CRM 2011 Solutions

Dependency Tracking for Solution Components