Tag Archives: MS Dynamics CRM Web API

Execute the Global Action Using Web API in Dynamics CRM

Introduction: We have already discussed how to perform entity specific custom action using Web API in one of our earlier blog. But when we want an action to be performed on multiple entities, we need to create a global action. Create global action:- Go to Settings → Processes → Click New then select category as “Action” and entity… Read More »

Retrieve, Update and Delete Record Using Alternate Key in Dynamics CRM Web API

Before Alternate key concept was introduced in Dynamics CRM it used to be the only GUID of the record which was used to retrieve, update or delete any record. Hence we had to get the record GUID first for any retrieve, update or delete operation. But with the introduction of Alternate keys concept this overhead… Read More »

Impersonation available using WEB API in Dynamics CRM 2016

Introduction: Microsoft Dynamics CRM online 2016 update and Dynamics CRM 2016 (on-premises) has introduced a new concept called the Web API. This can be used across a wide variety of programming languages, platforms, and devices. One of the features of Web API is Impersonation. Back in the days of CRM 4, Impersonation through scripting was… Read More »

Web API functions in Dynamics CRM 2016

The Web API which is introduced in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016 enhances the experience while developing through different programming languages, devices and platforms. It implements the OData, version 4.0, an OASIS standard which is used to build as well as to consume Restful APIs over rich data sources. There are predefined functions introduced in the… Read More »

Web API Actions in Dynamics CRM 2016

Taking forward our series on using WEB API in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016, we will now touch upon a feature that was not available in ODATA v2 of the earlier versions. ODATA v2 only provided support for CRUD operations. But Dynamics CRM has some special messages/functions for special operations that are beyond the basic CRUD… Read More »

Execute fetchxml using Web API in Dynamics CRM 2016

Introduction Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online 2016 Update and Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016 (on-premises) introduced new concept called The Web API. It can be used across a wide variety of programming languages, platforms, and devices. The Web API implements the OData (Open Data Protocol), version 4.0, an OASIS standard for building and consuming Restful APIs. Basically… Read More »