Crm 4.0 Sitemap & ISV.Config Editor
As of CRM 4.0 the sitemap and isv.config file are no longer available on the file system but stored in the database. Which means that for each change you have to export the customization, make your changes and then reimport the customizations file.
CRM Dates 4.0
Plugin with source code to stored dates without the time value in CRM 4.0
CRM Developers Tool 2011
The developers tool provides the user with quick access to all entity metadata in CRM. You can access this information by going into the customization area of CRM, this will provide you with most information but this requires lots of clicking. This tool is purpose build for accessing meta data and does just that.
CRM Developers Tool CRM 4.0
This tool incorporates an entity browser which allows you to browser all the entities, their attributes and available SDK messages. Second it has a Plug-in browser which allows you to browser, create, update and delete plug-ins registered on the connected system.
The CRM 4.0 customization XML file contains all items needed to move a deployment. Most source version/control system have difficulty handling this file as the items are not allways in the same order. This is specifically true if the file was exported from different systems.
The deployment helper is a small command line application which allows the user to perform serveral types of operation in CRM from the command line.
This tool has various applications. You can be busy developing a plugin an need to know which data is available when the plugin is executing. Or you want to see how your plugin modifies the in- or outputparameters of a message.
Event Listner 2011
This utility provides you with the ability to view which plugins are fired and all details of the plugin execution context without the use of a debugger.
With version 4.0 Microsoft CRM the option to have multiple languages in a single interface became available. To translate the various available labels CRM offers an option to export all labels to an excel file containing only the label and id but no explanation.