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[Applies to: Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0]

Find the latest SDK documentation: CRM 2015 SDK

The following table contains a map with links to the documentation for the area.

Feature areaDescription
Entity CustomizationProvides details on how to customize entities, including how to do the following:
  • Add new entities.
  • Add new attributes.
  • Change the name of an entity.
  • Create relationships.
  • Import and export customizations.
Import/Export FeaturesProvides detailed information about how to import, export, and publish entities, plus how to validate XML before you import.
CRM Online vs. On-premise FeaturesDiscusses the features of Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online and Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0, the on-premise version.
Metadata SupportProvides information about how to read and write APIs for accessing the metadata.
Support for Offline ProgramsProvides information about offline extensibility, including the following:
  • Web service methods.
  • Data migration.
  • Microsoft Dynamics CRM for Outlook offline programming.
Plug-insProvides detailed information about plug-ins, including the following:
  • Legacy support for execution of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0 callouts.
  • Plug-in registration API and tools.
  • Synchronous and asynchronous execution of plug-ins.
  • Rich and customizable information passed to plug-ins at run time.
  • Infinite Loop detection.
  • Database deployment for distribution of plug-ins throughout a server cluster.
UI customization for the Web client and Microsoft Dynamics CRM for OutlookProvides information about how to customize the UI, including the following:
  • XSD compliant schema.
  • Application level toolbar.
  • Actions for custom entities.
  • Support for JavaScript.
  • Support for Marketing Automation and Service Management.
  • Top-level navigation bar.
Web client programmingProvides detailed information about how to program the Web client, including how to work with the following:
  • Form events.
  • Field events.
  • Form object model.
  • IFrame on forms.
  • Provides information about workflows, the Windows Workflow Foundation, and shows how workflow rules call out to .NET assemblies.

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