Archive for January 2015

JavaScript Upgrade Strategy #16: Testing, Testing, Testing

Nothing beats real testing to shake out the bugs on a newly migrated system. These should include: Real users Real data Actual processes This should be of no surprise to anyone, but the idea that having real users test the system is far better than just have […]

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JavaScript Upgrade Strategy #15: Consider disabling your plugins during testing

As you are migrating and testing your code, it may be a good idea to disable any plugins that fire when you are creating and updating a record.  This allows you the freedom to test your JavaScript without having to worry about other system components causing issues […]

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JavaScript Upgrade Strategy #14: Minification

Minification is the process of reducing the amount of space a JavaScript file occupies by removing things like formatting and comments and overall rewriting the code to take up less space. This generally gives you a slight gain in performance because smaller files are faster to download […]

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JavaScript Upgrade Strategy #13: Remove Unused Web Resources

Speaking of feature creep, web resources are one of the few system-level data items that can sort of build-up over time, if not properly maintained. Again, this happens because of a change in business direction, a rewrite of functionality, etc. Most of the time, these unused web […]

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JavaScript Upgrade Strategy #12: Refactor, Refactor, Refactor

I really cannot emphasize this enough, but this is your chance to fix all of your code and architecture issues. You are taking the time to, in most cases, upgrade your hardware platforms, move the databases around, etc., so why would you not spend time fixing code […]

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SnapShot! 3.6 for Dynamics CRM released

SnapShot! 3.6 is now available. You can read more about it by visiting the SnapShot! product page. You may also download a sample of the reports SnapShot! generates here.   What’s in this Release? This release includes the following:   New Reports The following new reports are […]

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Explorer! v3.5 for Dynamics CRM Released

A new version of Explorer! for Dynamics CRM: My answer to a better understanding of your CRM data, the way the data is presented to users, and how it is stored within your database. Version 3.5 adds improved compatibility with Dynamics CRM 2013 and 2015. Visit the […]

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