New: the Scribe Online Toolbox

New: the Scribe Online Toolbox

Six years ago, I started working with Scribe and since then I use some Scribe component in almost every project I do. With Scribe Online as my no. 1 integration platform I’ve been able to take most of my integration requirements to a success. When you work with Scribe Online a lot, you notice some …

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Hidden feature: OpenAPI Spec for Scribe Online Request/Reply Maps

Hidden feature: OpenAPI Spec for Scribe Online Request/Reply Maps

Since Scribe launched the Request/Reply functionality, it’s hard for me to think of any project where it couldn’t be used. For those of you who don’t have any idea what I’m talking about: Scribe Online Request/Reply offers the capability to create you own WebApi without any coding. With just a few clicks, you are able …

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Validate your IBAN bank numbers

Validate your IBAN bank numbers

During multiple implementations of Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement or Dynamics 365 Business Central, we get the question weather it’s possible to validate the entered IBAN bank account numbers and generate the BIC / Swift code. Especially when companies use Direct Debit as a payment method, you want to make sure the IBAN is correct. …

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Manage your service calendar resources in Dynamics 365 CE

Manage your service calendar resources in Dynamics 365 CE

I know we shouldn’t use the good-old Dynamics CRM Service Calendar anymore. But let’s be honest: it still works for a lot of companies! I have multiple customers still using the old service calendar. Wanting to move to Universal Resource Scheduling, but waiting for some extra features to come. With the use of the service …

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Using Dynamics 365 CRM lookups and alternate keys in Microsoft Flow

Using Dynamics 365 CRM lookups and alternate keys in Microsoft Flow

I’ve written a blog a while ago on using alternate keys with the Dynamics 365 / CRM WebApi. You can read the blog here. The post guides you in creating an alternate key and identifies some usage scenario’s. Lately I’ve been working on an integration between Eventbrite and Dynamics 365 / CRM with Microsoft Flow. …

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Using alternate keys with the WebApi

Using alternate keys with the WebApi

Alternate keys are very powerful feature in Dynamics 365 / CRM. Especially when you are integrating with other systems it’s very helpful to use alternate keys to efficiently retrieve and update records. In this blog post I’ll guide you through creating alternate keys and using them in retrieving, updating and upserting records. Creating an alternate …

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Authenticate to the Dynamics 365 oData API with AppId and Secret

Authenticate to the Dynamics 365 oData API with AppId and Secret

Authentication to the Dynamics 365 oData API (CRM) is something that all CRM Developers have been busy with. Previously, this was done by a normal user. The downside of this method is that the CRM web interface can be used with this user as well. Some versions ago, Microsoft introduced the concept of “Non-Interactive” users …

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