CRM 4.0 Extending (8969) Course is now available!

For all you developers out there, the new CRM extending course is finally available.  Teaching this course requires a CRM developer credential as well as some serious experience extending Microsoft CRM.  We will teach it starting in September. A number of our customers have been waiting for this course with baited breath, so we were really happy to see it available from Microsoft on the MCT site on Sunday. Here’s some brief facts about the course or see the Syllabus here:

Course 8969: Extending Microsoft Dynamics CRM
This three-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to develop extensions for Microsoft Dynamics® CRM. The course focuses on extension methods documented in the Microsoft Dynamics CRM SDK. It also includes content on Microsoft Dynamics CRM Web Service programming, creating and configuring Custom Workflow Activities and Plug-ins, advanced client-side scripting, application integration capabilities and how to create a customer portal solution that connects Microsoft Dynamics CRM to the Internet.

This course is intended for .NET developers who work with Microsoft Dynamics CRM and understand the built-in customization capabilities of the application. Developers attending this course should also understand Web development technologies including a client-side programming using DHTML. This course is intended for developers creating a extensions for a single Microsoft Dynamics CRM implementation − it does not contain guidance for ISVs creating packaged Microsoft Dynamic CRM add-on products for resale.

At Course Completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Create applications that use the Microsoft Dynamics CRM Web Services to perform at a actions on the Microsoft Dynamics CRM platform.
  • Create, configure and debug Custom Workflow Activities.
  • Create, configure and debug .NET assemblies to use in Plug-ins.
  • Create and debug client-side code for Microsoft Dynamic CRM form events.
  • Integrate other applications with Microsoft Dynamics CRM through the use of URL addressable forms, IFrames, and custom buttons, menus, and navigation areas added to Microsoft Dynamics CRM.
  • Recognize licensing and security issues related to building extensions to Microsoft Dynamics CRM that connect to the Internet.

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Completed Course 8912A Customization and Configuration in Microsoft Dynamics CRM, or have equivalent knowledge of the customization capabilities of Microsoft Dynamics CRM.
  • At least three months experience creating .NET applications using Microsoft® Visual Studio®.
  • A good understanding of Web development technologies including programming with DHTML.

About stephenvnoe

CRM & XRM solution architect and project lead. I provide CRM design, services, mentoring & support to all manner of front office solutions and CRM projects.
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