Bridgeall is delighted to announce passing an independent ISO 9001 re-certification audit, an internationally recognised standard for Quality Management Systems. This achievement highlights their commitment to providing the highest level of service to their clients and further establishes Bridgeall as a leading IT services and solutions provider. Being awarded this distinction ...

One of the main challenges surrounding the development of plugins for Dynamics CRM, is the difficulty in debugging errors. There are many ways to debug your code, such as checking the event viewer for any exceptions thrown, check the associated system jobs within the CRM UI, making use of the “ITracingService” within your code etc. But the most powerful way to debug your code ...

The latest W3C standard CORS specification addresses the issue that most browsers simply won’t allow cross domain calls for security reasons. Previous workarounds for Dynamics CRM calls to external web services have included transferring logic from client to server via a dialog or workflow with custom activity, the use of JSONP or using IIS URL rewrites. The CORS specification ...

Search online for CRM or Customer Relationship Management and you are likely to come across the two main contenders within the CRM arena: Microsoft Dynamics CRM and Salesforce CRM. There are many similarities between the two CRM solutions but there are also some important differences which you should be aware of before making your choice. 1. The Microsoft Dynamics CRM platform ...

Bridgeall is delighted to announce success in the UK Governments’ G-Cloud 6 procurement framework. This means that Bridgeall can continue to supply services within Lot 3 Software as a Service (SaaS) and Lot 4 Specialist Cloud Services to Central Government, local authorities and the wider public sector. The G-Cloud Digital Marketplace is free to use as a public sector body and ...

After finally getting around to using the new timer control in Dynamics CRM 2015 (although introduced in 2013), it is clear that this is a simple, yet very powerful, graphical way of seeing how much time is left on an open case for example, before it breaches SLA agreements. We did however run into one small problem with it. In our setup we had Dynamics CRM 2015 on premise RT ...

Tenacity, Innovation and Staff Development sees leading Scottish IT firm move to prestigous city centre location. A leading Scottish independent IT services firm has moved into one of Glasgow’s most prestigious city centre offices – highlighting tenacity, innovation and staff development as key to its ongoing success. Bridgeall, which designs, develops and supports software s ...

The scenario When it comes to mapping objects within .Net AutoMapper is a popular choice.  AutoMappers wiki has many examples of moving between complex to flat structures; custom resolvers for bespoke situations and more.  But implementing mappings between your custom .net typed objects and CRM entities can be a little more complicated, especially when it comes to CRM types li ...

Building maintainable unit test data quickly with NBuilder Anyone who has worked on a unit test project for any length of time will tell you, setting up the vast amount of test data required for the process is a guaranteed way to cut through time and sanity. Depending on the complexity of the test, there are times when building and arranging the test data becomes more complex ...

We often develop complex applications that required a large number of automated tests and a good chunk of these tests involve making changes to the test data stored in the application’s database.  In order to ensure the integrity and reliability of each test, the database would have to be returned to its original state before each test is run, disregarding any data changes made ...