PacktLib: Developing Microsoft Dynamics GP Business Applications

Developing Microsoft Dynamics GP Business Applications

Credits

About the Author

Acknowledgement

About the Reviewers

www.PacktPub.com

Preface

Microsoft Dynamics GP Architecture

The native user interface

Dexterity overview

Components of the Dynamics GP application

SQL table and procedure names

What you see – the user interface (UI)

Additional window elements

Summary

Integrating Application Fundamentals

Defining the project

Overview of available tools

Modifying the user interface

Changing or adding functionality

Adding information not previously collected

Summary

Getting Started with Dexterity

Overview of the development process

Preparing the development environment

Overview of Dexterity

Navigating the Resource Explorer

Summary

Building the User Interface

Overview

Base resources

Creating tables and keys

Creating forms and windows

Scrolling windows

Working with window fields

Summary

sanScript – Making It Work

Introduction to sanScript

Scrolling windows

Triggers

Summary

Deploying a Dexterity Solution

System requirements

Minding versions and builds

Table creation routines

Completing the application

Creating the chunk file

Testing in a multi-dictionary environment

Distributing the completed application

Summary

Creating Customizations with Modifier

Overview of Modifier

Modifying windows and window fields

Changing global resources

Summary

Creating Customizationswith VBA

VBA overview

Windows and window fields

Scrolling windows

Fun with dialogs

The Dynamic User Object Store

Deploying a Modifier/VBA customization

Summary

Code-free Customization

Overview of tools

SmartList Builder

Granting security to a SmartList Builder object

Excel Report Builder

Drill Down Builder

Extender

Summary

Creating Customizations with VS Tools

Architecture

Installing VS Tools

Vendor Quick Entry project

Adding window controls

Accessing dictionary resources

Building dictionary assemblies

Opening your window

Table operations

Clearing the window

Working with ranges

Building and deploying the application

Dynamics GP 2013 consideration

Summary

Upgrading Customizations

Using the SDK

Dexterity

Modifier with VBA

Extender and Builder(s)

Visual Studio Tools (VS Tools)

Summary

Index