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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 Development Cookbook is a handy and a must have book for any developer who is working on AX 2012 R3. It provides with practical scenarios which a developer comes across in his/her day to day work.
About the Author
Mindaugas Pociusis currently a freelance Dynamics AX technical and functional consultant and trainer at DynamicsLab Limited (www.dynamicslab.com).
He is a Certified Microsoft Trainer for Dynamics AX and has delivered numerous Dynamics AX trainings.Mindaugas has participated in over 20 Dynamics AX implementations. He has held a wide range of development, consulting, and lead roles while always maintaining the significant role of a business application developer.
In December 2009, he released his first book, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 Development Cookbook, and then in May 2012, its second edition, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Development Cookbook, both of which are published by Packt Publishing.
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This book covers the following chapters
Chapter 1 - Processing Data
This chapter covers various scenarios like creating number sequence, merging records, renaming primary key, Executing Direct SQL Statement, Import/Export data from XML file, Building query objects.
Chapter 2 - Working with Forms
This chapter covers topics like using a tree control, Building a checklist form, Creating dialogs using the Runbase framework, Building a dynamic form through code etc
Chapter 3 - Working with Data in Forms
This chapter explains how to create custom filter control, preload images, create a wizard, processing multiple records, Adding image to records.
Chapter 4 - Building Lookups
This chapter is all about lookups - creating a lookup dynamically, using a form to build a lookup, Building a tree lookup and so on.
Chapter 5 - Processing Business Tasks
This chapter walks through various application scenarios like using segmented journal entry control, creating a general journal, posting a general journal, Processing Project Journal, Creating and Posting a Ledger Voucher, Creating and Posting Purchase Order, Creating and Posting Sales Order.
Chapter 6 - Integration with Microsoft Office
This chapter briefs on the various integration scenarios with Microsoft Office Products
Chapter 7 - Using Services
This chapter is all about creating and extending services (AIF and custom services) in Dynamics AX
Chapter 8 - Improving Development Efficiency
This chapter is about building extensions for Code Editor and Personalization forms
Chapter 9 - Improving Dynamics AX Performance
This chapter demonstrates the tools used to troubleshoot AX Performance like Dynamics AX Trace Parser, Calculating code execution time, Using SQL Server Database Engine Tuning Advisor.
Overall, a good book with plenty of code snippets which can be used on a daily basis.