How to get the Entity Type Code via the Metadata Webservice in JavaScript

January 25, 2011 by · 3 Comments 

Sometimes you want to fill in a default value in a lookup field. In order to do so you need to specify the Id, Value and Object Type Code, also known as Entity Type Code, of the entity (for an example see gLookupSetField() on our site). The ObjectTypeCode of custom entities might be different when […]

Capturing Web Leads with MS Dynamics 2011

January 13, 2011 by · 4 Comments 

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 has a build-in feature to create landing pages and capture web leads. Patrick Picklesimer wrote a detailed post on Customer Effective about this new feature works but I was not able to find it on their website. Fortunately, I found a copy of that post in my RSS feeds. Here’s the […]

Extracting data from Outlook for MS CRM Data Migration

January 13, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Found this interesting article on Customer Effective about various alternatives for extracting data from Outlook for import in MS Dynamics CRM. Here’s a summary: In most situations, it is preferable to extract all Outlook data, clean/de-duplicate it in Excel or SQL Server, then import the scrubbed data in to CRM. This is sometimes easier said […]