Formatting the output of LINQPad’s DumpContainer

LINQPad’s Dump Containers can be used as a way of outputting some data to a static place within the output pane. A good example of this would be to display a timer or counter on the screen whilst a particular … Continue reading

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Displaying Progress using LINQPad’s Util.ProgressBar

LINQPad contains a number of very useful utilities, as documented here. One of these is the Util.ProgressBar functionality which allows you to display the progress of your script within the results pane. This can be very useful when, say, you … Continue reading

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Using Impersonation in Dynamics CRM

While you can’t log in as another through the Dynamics CRM front ¬†end, as a System Administrator it is possible to impersonate another user when making calls to the CRM API. This is very useful if you want to be … Continue reading

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Integrating LINQPad scripts into Source Control

Whilst there is no built-in source control integration in LINQPad, it is still easy to keep your LINQPad scripts under source control. This means that scripts can easily be shared amongst your team and you can take full advantage of … Continue reading

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Creating snippets for use with LINQPad

LINQPad automatically makes available any snippets which are configured in Visual Studio. For example, if you type ‘cw’ (for Console.Writeline), LINQPad will inform you that it is aware of the snippet and prompt you to press Tab to insert the … Continue reading

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Connecting LINQPad to Dynamics CRM using a manually created connection

In the first article in this series, I demonstrated how to use the Dynamics CRM LINQPad Driver to connect LINQPad to CRM. In this follow-up I will show how to create a ‘manual’ connection, and why you might want to … Continue reading

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Connecting LINQPad to Dynamics CRM using the Dynamics CRM LINQPad Driver

LINQPad is an invaluable tool for any .Net developer, and it will greatly enhance your ability to write and support applications using Dynamics CRM. There are two ways with which to connect to an instance of Microsoft Dynamics CRM using … Continue reading

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