How to test Web resources without publishing

How to test Web resources without publishing

Some days ago, a colleague of mine showed me a terrific tip in order to test Web resources without publishing it first in Dynamics CRM. This tip has literally changed my life as a developer and has allowed me to save a huge amount of my time. This tip uses the Auto Responder feature of Fiddler Web Debugger program.

What is Fiddler ?

This must-have freeware application is « a Web Debugging Proxy which logs all HTTP(S) traffic between your computer and the Internet. Fiddler allows you to inspect traffic, set breakpoints, and “fiddle” with incoming or outgoing data » (definition from the Fiddler Website).


In order to proceed, please get Fiddler from the application website:


The procedure is showed in this video from the help section of the Fiddler website :

As the following picture shows, just replace the URL to match by the URL of the Web resource hosted in the CRM organisation.

Fiddler Auto Responder Demonstration
Fiddler Auto Responder

I hope you will find this tip useful.

Please don’t hesitate to comment this post and share your way of editing web resources.

Dynamically yours.

2 thoughts on “How to test Web resources without publishing

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.