Category Archives: Adxstudio

Querying many-to-many relationship in CRM Portal using JavaScript

How do you programmatically query an N:N relationship in CRM Portal using JavaScript without developing additional services? You can do this with FetchXml and Liquid, and a small hack. Here is a good walkthrough of using FetchXml in Liquid to … Continue reading

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Reduce code duplication between Insert/Edit forms in CRM Portal with CRMQuickDeploy

CRM Portal is an interesting product, in a good way. One thing it doesn’t do very well however, is that a single Entity Form (or Web Form) cannot be used to handle both inserting and editing records for an entity. … Continue reading

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Auto deploy on save from Visual Studio for Adxstudio Portal artefacts in new version of CRMQuickDeploy

I have released a new version of CRMQuickDeploy with the following improvements: Option to auto deploy on save for Portal artefacts Ability to specify MIME Type and Display Order for Portal web files Auto deploy on save for Portal artefacts … Continue reading

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Source-control Adxstudio/CRM Portal JS, CSS and Liquid with CRMQuickDeploy

When working with Adxstudio Portal (OnPrem) or CRM Portal (Online) you will find that JavaScript, CSS and Liquid web templates are stored in CRM records (i.e. CRM database), which is not good for source-control or scenarios where there are more … Continue reading

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Associating multiple external identities to a single contact record in CRM in Adxstudio

In Adxstudio Portal you can associated multiple external identities to a single contact record in CRM. For whatever reason let say contact Bob McCloud has two ADFS accounts with your organisation, contoso\bob1 and contoso\bob2. You can configure it so that … Continue reading

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How to manually create Contact record for external ID provider in Adxstudio

When configured to use an external ID provider (e.g. ADFS in our case), Adxstudio does not handle identity management functions such as creating user accounts in that external ID provider. When an external ID is authenticated and logged on to … Continue reading

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How to get sign-in URL in Adxstudio portal web app for external ID provider

Recently I have been looking at customising the Adxstudio portal web app (the MVC app). One of the things I needed to do was to create a link that would take users to the login page for the portal. Our … Continue reading

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