Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement Automated UI Testing with EasyRepro

Microsoft recently released the BETA version of their Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement automated UI testing API built on top of Selenium EasyRepro. The API makes automated UI testing for Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement and Dynamics CRM 2016 (much) easier and it works like a charm!

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Dynamics 365 Instance Backup to Azure Storage

Microsoft recently released the Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement Online Management API which enables you to programmatically manipulate your Dynamics 365 instance (almost everything you can do from the Dynamics 365 Admin Center) including backing-up your instance to Azure storage.

The InstanceBackups POST operation contains an IsAzureBackup boolean parameter which, in conjunction with the AzureStorageInformation parameter, copies your Dynamics 365 backup to a designated Azure Storage.

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MVP Summit








It is 6am in Wellington, and after a fright of not having an ESTA visa to enter the US, here I am waiting to start the first leg of my journey to Redmond, WA where the MVP summit is hosted.


I am looking forward to meeting the MVP heroes that I’ve been look up to since I started my career.

CTRL + K Lookup Auto-Resolve


With any software product, the best way to increase your productivity is to master the shortcuts. Dynamics CRM is no exception.  Part of the productivity track in my blog I decided to cover some of my favourite shortcuts that drastically enhance my daily Dynamics CRM experience . Continue reading

Are rollup fields calculated on disabled records?


At the last Wellington Dynamics User Group (WDUG) I ran, I was asked by one of the regular attendees “H” whether rollup fields are also calculated on disabled records. So I thought I would give it a try.

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