Custom CRM Portals Super-Charged by an Azure Data Layer

I wanted to talk a little about the architecture I designed recently for a Dynamics CRM + Portal + Integration project. In the initial stages of the project a number of options were considered for a Portal (or group of portals) which would support staff, students and other users which would integrate with Dynamics CRM […]

Logic App – Upsert to SharePoint List

Recently I wrote an article about how I was uploading bank info from Barclays to my Office 365 environment and into a SharePoint list. http://microsoftintegration.guru/2017/06/29/logic-apps-integration-for-small-business/ In the article I got the scenario working but I mentioned that I didn’t really like the implementation too much and I felt sure there were tidier ways to implement […]

Testing Logic Apps

Recently i did a session on integration monday covering how you could do automated testing of Logic Apps with Specflow. The video and slides are available on = http://www.integrationusergroup.com/automated-testing-logic-apps-specflow/ A few people have asked for the sample code i used, this can be downloaded below https://cscblogsamples.blob.core.windows.net/publicblogsamples/LogicAppTesting-Demo.zip   Please note that i have modified the logic app […]

Serverless vs Codeless in the Microsoft Integration Platform

While chatting to Jeff Holland on integration Monday this evening I mentioned some thinking I had been doing around how to articulate the various products within the Microsoft Integration Platform in terms of their codeless vs Serverless nature. Below is a rough diagram with me brain dumping a rough idea where each product would be […]

Microsoft Technology for each Integration Capability

Ive been thinking a little about some of the different technologies in the Microsoft stack and how they overlay on the different capabilities I need within the integration architectures I have been involved with over the years. Below I have tried to list as many of the different integration capabilities that come to mind as […]