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    Goodbye and Hello

    While this announcement is a little delayed, I am happy to finally announce that as of October 2004, I have left Microsoft Corporation. Even though I am leaving Microsoft, I am my no means leaving the Microsoft CRM space. To the contrary, Microsoft CRM...
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    What About It? (The history of Microsoft CRM About Boxes)

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    This is another fun one... I was going through some old files and came across a collection of Microsoft CRM About Box concepts. Some of these were used for internal builds, others were used in external Alpha/Beta builds and still others have never been...
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    Microsoft CRM v1.x ISV.Config, Dialogs & Getting to your opener!

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    Well I have to admit, we missed this one. By Design, Internet Explorer does not allow you to access the "Dialog's opener" via window.opener . The only supported work around is to pass a reference to the opening window via Dialog Arguments. The problem...
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    Final User Interface Article Posted (Part 4)

    I am planning on writing a series of articles about the Microsoft CRM v1.x User Interface . I have just posted "Part 4 of 4". Check it out in the "User Interface" Articles section or here: http://blogs.msdn.com/aaronel/articles/230509.aspx Disclaimer...
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    Microsoft CRM User Interface Part 4 or 4

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    Just for fun, I wanted to detail some of the changes that took place in the UI from v1.0 to v1.2 of Microsoft CRM....
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    More User Interface Articles Posted (Parts 2 & 3)

    I am planning on writing a series of articles about the Microsoft CRM v1.x User Interface . I have just posted "Part 2 of 4" and "Part 3 of 4" (the juicy one). Check them out in the "User Interface" Articles section or here: http://blogs.msdn.com/aaronel...
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    Microsoft CRM User Interface Part 3 of 4

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    This section will give you pointers and guidelines for developing UI’s that “play nice” in the Microsoft CRM space. This will help your user’s interact with your add-on more efficiently and will help you give your add-on that “professional lookup”. If you read one article, this should be it....
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    Microsoft CRM User Interface Part 2 of 4

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    This section is more for fun than any anything else… I just want to show where the Microsoft CRM v1.0 UI came from so that you can get a sense of its roots and how it evolved into what it is today....
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    Microsoft CRM User Interface Part 1 of 4

    I am planning on writing a series of articles about the Microsoft CRM v1.x User Interface . I have just posted "Part 1 of 4". Check it out in the "User Interface" Articles section or here: http://blogs.msdn.com/aaronel/articles/230014.aspx Disclaimer...
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    Microsoft CRM User Interface Part 1 of 4

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    This section will give you a high-level overview of the Microsoft CRM UI layout, and the terms that we use internally to describe it. The hope here is to create a “common language” and understanding of the current UI....
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    Newsgroups are good!

    By the way, I thought I would call out that I haven't had a chance to post as much as I would like. However, I have been rather active on the Microsoft CRM Public Newsgroups . If you have a question about CRM or developing for CRM I really recommend checking...
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    Night of the living dead logos...

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    This is a fun one... I was going through some old files and came across a collection of Microsoft CRM "logos that never were". Some of these were used for internal builds, others were used in external Alpha/Beta builds and still others have never been...
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    About me...

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    Since this is my second post, let me begin by telling you about myself. I am as much of a software developer as I am a graphic artist. In fact, the reason I started developing was to show off the graphics that I was designing. While I had dabbled...
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    Welcome

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    Welcome to the wonderful world of Microsoft CRM Development. I hope to use this blog to give everyone a view into my world of developing on the Microsoft CRM Platform and within the CRM Application Framework. Disclaimer: This posting is provided "AS IS...
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