The value of using Visual Studio to edit your Dynamics CRM JavaScript

As I have stated previously, if you are not using Visual Studio to edit your Dynamics CRM JavaScript, you are doing yourself a huge disservice.

Consider this code:




Can you spot the problem? Visual Studio and Resharper did.

Notice the blue line under Industrytotal? It is there because Industrytotal has not been defined previously.  Actually, Industrytotal is a typo.  It should be industrytotal.  Remember that JavaScript is case sensitive and is a dynamics language.

So basically, the code is assigning a value to a variable which is never used.  This is perfect legal, but useless, JavaScript.

  1. “Perfectly legal, but useless, JavaScript”
    I think you’re describing most JS in upgraded configurations.

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