There was one question today in Microsoft Dynamics CRM Community Forum, where user was looking for the information about what is the use of Entity input parameter in Actions, so thought of writing a post, so that it can help others.
About Actions: Microsoft Dynamics CRM actions allows us to define our own custom events/messages, similar to existing standard events like Create,update,delete. Actions are designed using CRM process editor or using SDK and we can define parameters both (input and output) for these actions just like we have parameters for standard messages, for example if you want to use Create message, it takes Entity object as parameter and returns record GUID as output. Once activated we can also register plugin on the same.
You can get more details about action here: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn531060.aspx
Action Example: We are going to demonstrate how we can create and call actions…
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