Dynamics 365 developers have been using Custom Process Actions to call C# code for years. Now with Custom APIs we can skip the Action scaffolding and wire up our code more directly. Should you upgrade your Actions to APIs? We’re going to take a look at the performance and see how that factors in.
Conventional wisdom says that using an Image is always faster than a Retrieve operation. Is it true? Well, it’s complicated. Today we’re going to run some benchmark tests and find out when when using a Retrieve in a plugin is actually faster than an Image.