Thursday, March 1, 2018

D365 Developer Extensions – Out of Beta

Install from Visual Studio under Extensions & Updates.

This is the new version of CRM Developer Extensions.

Wondering what changed? Check out the Change Log.

I recommend that if using with VS 2015, uninstall the older release of CRM Developer Extensions just in case. 

What's it's got currently

Numerous project & item templates
  • Plug-ins
  • Custom workflows
  • Web resources
  • TypeScript
  • Testing
  • Build your own
Web resource deployer
  • Manage mappings between D365 organizations and Visual Studio project files
  • Publish single items or multiple items simultaneously
  • Filter by solution, web resource type & managed/unmanaged
  • Download web resources from D365 to your project
  • Open D365 to view web resources
  • Compare local version of mapped files with the D365 copy
  • Add new web resources from a project file
  • TypeScript friendly
  • Compatible with Scott Durrow's Spkl deployment framework
Plug-in deployer & registration
  • 1 click deploy plug-ins & custom workflows from Visual Studio without the SDK plug-in registration tool
  • Integrated ILMerge
  • Compatible with Scott Durrow's Spkl deployment framework which allows defining registration details in code
Solution packager UI
  • 1 click download and extraction of solution to a Visual Studio project
  • Re-package solution files from a project and import to D365
Plug-in trace log viewer
  • Easily view and search the Plug-in Trace Log
  • Ability to delete logs
Custom intellisense
  • Custom autocomplete for entity and attribute names from your organization

For additional details, see the Wiki.

Post any bugs, ideas, or thoughts in the Issues area.