Completely master the development of Microsoft Dynamics 365 and plug-ins, using the system's built in configurations , as well as C#


Only £2,900 + VAT


Course Details

Title: T4D125 - Dynamics 365 Developer Fast Track
Duration: 5 days
Delivery Method: Full Time
Price: £3,600 + VAT

About this Course:
This course is a comprehensive understanding of how to extend and develop using Dynamics 365.

Extending Dynamics 365 offers detailed and interactive information on how to develop extensions for Microsoft Dynamics 365, with focus on extension methods documented in the Microsoft Dynamics CRM SDK. It provides instruction on the use of a number of Common Platform Operations, on how to query and execute these operations, as well as on developing a concise understanding of business process including WorkFlows, Actions, CustomWorkFlow Activities, and Business Process Flows. The course also describes how to use and debug Plug-ins, integration of CRM with Azure ServiceBus, application event programming, client extensions and web resources.

Audience Profile
This course is a Dynamics 365 development course intended primarily for partners and customers who have a technical background and familiarity with Microsoft Dynamics CRM. The audience must also be experienced in basic form customizations and workflows.

Module 1: Extensibility Overview
Lessons
• This module introduces some of the basic concepts in Microsoft Dynamics 365, including a description of the xRM Application Framework, and the platform and features upon which it is built.
• xRM Application Framework
• Extensibility Platform and Features
• Security Model
• Business Logic
• Business Entity Components
• Data Access Components and Platform

Module 2: Common Platform Operations
Lessons
•This module explains how to use a number of common methods to access both system and custom entities in Microsoft Dynamics 365.
• WCF Web Service
• Discovery Service
• Early-Bound Entity Class
• Late-Bound Entity Class
• Organisation Service
• Authentication and Authorization
• Entity Information
• Working with Data Types
• Using the Create Method
• Using the Retri3ve, Update and Delete Methods
• Using the Retrieve Multiple Method
• Handling WCF Faults
Lab 1: Creating Leads
Lab 2: Account Management Application

Module 3: Querying Data and Executing Operations
Lessons

• This module explains ways to query the CRM database, including using LINQ, Filtered Views and OData. In addition, it describes the Execute method and the Organization Request and Response methods.
• Querying in Microsoft Dynamics 365
• Query Expression
• Query By Attribute
• LINQ Queries
• Fetch XML
• Filtered Views
• OData
• Execute Method
• Requests and Responses
• Using the MetadataService Web Service
Lab 1: Using QueryExpression
Lab 2: Using LINQ to Perform Create, Read, Update and Delete Operations
Lab 3: Using Filtered Views
Lab 4: Using Request and Response

Module 4: Implementing Business Processes
Lessons
•This module explains how to develop custom WorkFlow activities for use within Microsoft Dynamics CRM.
• Overview of Workflow
• Overview of Dialogs
• Setting Up Custom Workflow Activity Assemblies
• Creating Custom Workflow Activities
• Debugging Custom Workflow Activities
• Creating and Modifying Workflows in Windows Workflow Foundation (XAML Workflows)
Lab: Creating a Custom Workflow Activity

Module 5: Plug-ins
Lessons
• This module describes how plug-ins provide a powerful mechanism for extending the functionality of events for any entities with Microsoft Dynamics CRM. It also provides an overview of how to integrate Windows Azure with Microsoft Dynamics 365.
• Overview of Plug-ins
• Event Framework
•Plug-in Isolation, Trusts and Statistics
• Developing Plug-ins
• Impersonation in Plug-ins
• Entity Classes and Plug-ins
• Register and Deploy Plug-ins
• Debugging Plug-ins
• Windows Azure Integration with Microsoft Dynamics 365
Lab: Creating a Plug-in

Module 6: Application Event Programming
Lessons
•This module explains how to use the built-in features of the Microsoft Dynamics 365 application.
• Using Jscript Libraries
• Form and Field Events
• Xrm.Page
• Xrm.Page.context (Client-Side Context)
• Xrm.Page.data.entity
• Xrm.Page.ui
•Form Types
• Form Event Handler Execution Context
• Setting Event Dependencies
• Pass Parameters
• Debugging Client-Side Code
Lab 1: Telephone Number Formatting
Lab 2: Control Tab Visibility

Module 7: Client Extensions
Lessons
• This module explains how to add custom buttons, menu items, and navigation areas so that custom solutions are included in Microsoft Dynamics 365.
• Customising the Site Map
• Customising the Ribbon
• URL Addressable Forms and Views
Lab 1: Modifying the Site Map
Lab 2: Customise the Ribbon

Module 8: Web Resources
Lessons
• This module describes how custom web content is used to extend Dynamics 365 functionality. It explains how web resources enable the storage of shared blocks of code or resources that can be reused.
• Overview of Web Resources
• Web Resource Management
• Referencing Web Resources
• Silverlight Web Resource
• REST Endpoint, OData, and JSON
• Using JQuery
Lab 1: Silverlight and Opportunity Slider
Lab 2: Using JQuery with a Web Resource

Module 9: What’s new for developers in Dynamics 365?
Lessons
• Use of OData web service calls from outside the crmContext
• Use the crm_toolbox apps like validate FetchXml
• Use the xrm_service toolkit (Java script libraries) to run JQuery requests to CRM Web Services
• Customise the new command bar as well as the original ribbon.

Before attending this course, students must have:
• Experience in basic form customizations and workflows
• Comfortable with the following technologies: .NET-connected applications to Visual Studio, JScript, HTML
• Basic understanding of XML, Transact_SQL, Microsoft Dynamics CRM customizations and web services, Silverlight, Windows Workflow Foundation, AJAX and Windows AZURE Platform

Training 4 Dynamics 365 advise that students feel confident with material covered in the Virtual academy course:

C# Fundamentals for Absolute Beginners - Particularly the chapters on inheritance and LINQ