Update Rollup 12 has been partially released, but not the server parts at this time. While many of us have been waiting for the functionality provided in UR12, I recommend that you hold off or at the very least, perform thorough testing before applying this rollup into production enviroments, even after the release of the missing bits.
In addition to the issues with CRM 4.0 jscript on new browsers, this is a major update to CRM and I would tread carefully and slowly to protect your users form potential issues. Read all of the notices carefully before proceeding.
We are currently recommending that our clients install UR11 and hold for now unless there is a major need to move forward.
The latest release of the Microsoft Dynamics CRM Software Development Kit (5.0.13) is now available for download here. It is also available in the MSDN library here. It applies to the upcoming CRM 2011 RU12 for On-Premise, as well as the CRM Online Microsoft Dynamics CRM December 2012 Service Update.
There is a lot included in this update and some reorganization of topics to make life easier. More details can be found on the CRM Team blog here.
Check it out!
Dynamics CRM Solution Architect and Trainer
Posted in CRM 2011, Extending
Our winter 2013 Dynamics CRM training event has been rescheduled to the two week period from Monday February 25th through Thursday March 7th. It will still be held in Research Triangle Park (Raleigh, NC), near Raleigh-Durham International airport (RDU).
You may sign up for individual classes, a competency track for consultants or even the developer’s track. There is no faster way to build Dynamics CRM skills and/or certify than this event.
Contact Mary Bradley (email@example.com) or go to our web site for more information. Our web site includes syllabus, venue and accommodation information if you need more details.
Mary can help guide you as to the best classes to take for your goals. Package, early-bird multi student discounts apply, so be sure to check with us for your best deal.
We look forward to seeing you there!
Steve Noe, CRM Architect & Trainer
Due to circumstances beyond our control, the Raleigh CRM 2011 Bootcamp for January is being rescheduled. I will post more once we have a firm commitment from the venue, but it is now tentatively February 25 through March 7th.
I will post more when I have it.
Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays
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I bought a new laptop for teaching so that I can run Windows 8 with Hyper-V for my teaching VMs. I also have an iPad which I used to remote in to my desktop machine and other machines using an RDP application on the iPad called Jump.
What I didn’t expect, was that it would be possible to use gestures on the iPad and have been translated into Windows 8 gestures over Remote Desktop.
So here’s an example of running Windows 8 over an iPad using jump:
No really,that’s actually a screenshot directly from my iPad.
Here’s another screenshot where I have clicked on the tools menu and selected the Windows Multitouch option. Once I enable this option, all the Windows 8 gestures work perfectly, and it even runs over LTE .
That’s what actually enables the gestures from the iPad to control the remote Windows 8 machine. As far as I’m concerned, it’s the next best way to have Windows 8 running on my iPad while I’m waiting for a good Windows 8 Pro tablet! I an waiting on the Lenovo Tablet 2 or Lynx, both of which are overdue, but now promised in December.
As far as Windows 8 is concerned, I’m getting used to the changes. The biggest challenge I had was giving up the Windows start menu which I fixed by using something called Classic Shell until I get used to the new Metro interface.
I’ll be talking about Windows 8 and some of the things that I’ve been through more later.
Stephen V Noe, CRM Architect & Trainer
Just a quick note, we are in the planning stages for another CRM 2011 boot camp which includes both consultant and developer tracks. Here’s your chance to prepare for all the CRM 2011 certification exams or to pick up critical CRM 2011 skills on the fastest path possible. Learn from CRM consultants with real-world experience in a fast-paced cost-effective series of courses.
This event will start on January 21, 2013 and be held at our Morrisville training center just five minutes from Raleigh Durham international Airport (RDU)
Look for more information on our website shortly.
Stephen V Noe, Solution Architect & Trainer
Posted in Training