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Weekly Digest 8/4/2011

Written by Stéphane Dorrekens
Friday, 08 April 2011 08:19

I am just back from Extreme CRM 2011 in Prague and there was a lot of new stuff this week, so here's a weekly digest for once before reverting to daily posts next week with a bunch of info from Extreme.

One week after General Availability, the first Rollup to Microsoft CRM 2011 has has been released, incorporating all hotfixes from the RTM Bits.

There's a new update of the SDK, Version 5.0.3 with quite interesting stuffs about 4.0 plugins, Portal Developments, Metadata Browser, etc..

The Microsoft CRM Wiki has been launched by the CRM MVP's, it's a community tool so you can all contribute to it.

A new guide for hosting : Deployment and Operational Guidance for Hosting Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 has been released.

The new IFD configuration based on Claims based Authentication is a lot more complex to setup so the team as released an extended version of the guide "Configuring IFD with Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 with accompanying video, which is a must see if you have to configure IFD on MSCRM 2011.

Scribe have released their new native adapter (V5.0) for CRM 2011, I spoke with them in Prague and they were very excited about the new features.

There's a very informative list of posts on Hosk 's blog about coding differences between 4.0 and 2011 which is usefull for all coders switching from one to another.

As you see, a quite exciting week!