Dynamics 365 Developer Guide (the new SDK)

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The Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement Developer Guide is an online guide from Microsoft that is the new format of what was previously the Dynamics 365 SDK.

To access the Developer Guide, go to: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/customer-engagement/developer/developer-guide

From here, you can download tools using Nuget and PowerShell that were previously part of the SDK download. These include:

  • Code Generation Tool
  • Configuration Migration Tool
  • Package Deployer
  • Plug-in Registration Tool
  • Solution Packager Tool

To download the tools using PowerShell, go to: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/customer-engagement/developer/download-tools-nuget

Copy the PowerShell script:

A Tools directory will be created, with the following folders and tools:

The Dynamics 365 SDKs can be accessed via NuGet under the crmsdk author:

The Developer Guide also contains useful information such as using XRM tools and managing deployments.


Carl de Souza is a developer and architect focusing on Microsoft Dynamics 365, Power BI, Azure, and AI.

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