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Dynamics 365 Portal: Custom Server-side Code with a Companion App

I spent last week in Amsterdam attending both eXtreme365 and the User Group Summit, and was lucky enough to get to present three sessions on Dynamics 365 Portal topics. At each one of these sessions, one of the areas that generates the most interest is when I discuss the idea of a Companion App. Companion Apps are a technique you can use to leverage server-side code in your Portal implementation, and since it’s a topic I haven’t really covered on my blog, I thought it was about time.

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A Brief History of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Portal: Where We’ve Been, and Where We’re Going

My latest article for MSDynamicsWorld.com was published today. Coming up on the three year anniversary of the first release of Microsoft’s Dynamics 365 Portal, I thought it was an appropriate time to review the history, from its inception as Adxstudio Portals, to the acquisition, to where the platform has come, and is going, under the direction of Microsoft.

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Dynamics 365 Portal: Undocumented Settings and Snippets

On a weekly basis I typically go through the Portals category on the Dynamics 365 Community forums and respond to posts where I think I can add some value. This past week I came across a post where someone was asking a pretty straight-forward question, with a straight-forward answer that unfortunately can be difficult to track down. So I figured it might be worth writing up a quick post on *cue ominous music* undocumented site settings and content snippets.

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Dynamics 365 Portal: How Does the Entity Form or Entity List Get on the Page?

A topic I find that often leads to confusion for those new to Dynamics 365 Portal development (and even for those who have been doing it for a while) is the various options for displaying an Entity List or an Entity Form on a page. So in this week’s post, let’s look at the options.

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