Gold Coast

Over the years, this blog has been about many different things related to software development with Microsoft technologies. Since my current role focuses on Dynamics CRM / XRM, that's what it's primarily about right now.

February, 2012

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    Cross domain calls to the parent CRM 2011 form

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    UPDATE: Added reference to another blog post that does a great job of going into the cross-document / cross-domain issue. Fixed some grammar/typos. UPDATE2: You might also be interested in my newer post: Cross domain calls from JavaScript I’ve...
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    Displaying a lookup as a dropdown in a CRM 2011 form

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    UPDATE (04JUN2013):  If you need to evolve this sample to support a one to many relationship represented as a multi-select, I like this multi-select control which can be themed with jQuery UI themes . Another scenario from a customer: We want to...
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    Showing a jQuery UI dialog in a CRM 2011 form

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    I was asked how to implement the following scenario in a CRM 2011 form (paraphrased): Show an alert notification indicator in the header When the user to click the notification indicator, show a dialog with the details of the alert Here’s how I did it...
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    Referencing JavaScript files from a CDN in a CRM 2011 form

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    UPDATE: I’ve changed the approach in this post because the original code has some side effects where it doesn’t always load correctly, plus I discovered RequireJS . I’m a big fan of referencing JavaScript files from a Content Delivery Network (CDN) when...
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    Adding an Image Carousel to a CRM 2011 Form

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    I recently had a customer request to display the pictures/images attached to a CRM form in an image carousel.  This is one of those things where I’ve seen people write a bunch of Silverlight code to accomplish.  In my opinion, using Silverlight...
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