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Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Scripting Cookbook by Nicolae Tarla

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Integrating contacts with LinkedIn

Similar to the approach we took in pulling account information from LinkedIn, we can handle the contacts. The difference is, due to the higher probability of having identical names, we can handle this by asking the system user for some additional information.

You could build a more complex solution that queries based on the first, middle, and last names, and returns all matches for the user to select the correct contact; but that would be a next-level solution, and I would probably consider doing it in something other than JavaScript.

In this solution, I will only ask the system user to input the URL to LinkedIn user profile. From there, I will retrieve the required information and bring in a user profile card. ...

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