Archive for September 2014

JavaScript Upgrade Gotcha #4: The .title property

The .title property in JavaScript is used by Dynamics CRM 4.0 to display a tool tip when you hover a mouse over the field. Here is an example:   crmForm.all.new_name_c.title = "Please validate their legal name.";   Unfortunately, there is no equivalent within Dynamics CRM 2011 so […]

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JavaScript Upgrade Gotcha #3: The .style property

There are certain cases where it is necessary to customize the CRM user interface to perform a specific action or to inform the user of a specific condition or alert, or whatever. This was mainly accomplished by changing the .style property of a field. Such actions were […]

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JavaScript Upgrade Gotcha #2: Using the JavaScript eval method

The use of the JavaScript method eval is considered to be bad coding practice by most of the JavaScript Technorati. That doesn’t stop people from using it, and it makes automatic conversion verify difficult. Consider this code:   this.FieldName1 = "name"; eval(‘this.Field1 = crmForm.all.’ + this.FieldName1);   […]

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JavaScript Upgrade Gotcha #1: The .id property

Consider this code segment: var oField = executionObj.getEventSource(); if (oField.id == “new_field1” || oField.id == “new_field2”) { // do something } This uses the JavaScript .id property to retrieve the field name. Since this type of code can represent both form controls as well as data items […]

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Transformer! How to Utilize the Conversion Report

Besides the JavaScript conversion itself, Transformer! produces a Conversion Report that contains a wealth of information to help you migrate your JavaScript from the Dynamics CRM 4.0 object model to the Dynamics CRM 2011/2013 object model. Transformer! will perform a bulk of the JavaScript conversion without issue, […]

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New SnapShot! for Dynamics CRM pricing

I have decided to drop the prices on the top two tiers of the SnapShot! pricing model.  Here is the new pricing structure:

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SnapShot! for Dynamics CRM. A brief history

I was updating my web site last weekend and realized that I am coming up on the two year anniversary of the release of SnapShot! for Dynamics CRM so I thought I would add a little more background around how SnapShot! came to be. In the Beginning […]

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