Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 is Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software that comes with its own development environment and a programming language called X++. It is specialized and optimized to solve the tasks that are typical of an ERP system. But the specialized development environment of AX brings a steep learning curve. Hence, getting started with Dynamics AX and mastering it effectively can sometimes be daunting.
This tutorial has been carefully structured to guide you through the basic features of AX development, and get you started as quickly as possible. With this book, you will soon be able to develop and maintain comprehensive management solutions for enhancing your application's performance.
The book starts with a tour of the development environment, which helps you gain a deep understanding of Dynamics AX tools and architecture. It will introduce you to the X++ language. It helps you to create new functionality that can be used and changed in the standard application. You'll also learn how to search, manipulate, and integrate data.
The practical examples in this book take you through sample AX development projects and help you learn to create forms, reports, menu items, menus, and navigation pages. It also helps you work with the MorphX application.
The author's experience of developing solutions with Dynamics AX enables him to share insights in an effective, clear, and friendly way.
By the end of this book, you will have a better understanding of the inner workings of Microsoft Dynamics AX - making your development simpler and faster, and your applications fast, reliable, and robust.
A highly practical guide to speed-up Microsoft Dynamics AX development and customization
This book takes you through the important topics of Microsoft Dynamics AX with clear explanations and practical example code. It is an easy-to-read, illustrated tutorial with plenty of step-by-step instructions for AX development projects.
Who this book is for
This book is for developers on the Microsoft platform who want to develop and customize the Dynamics AX product. The book assumes that you have some experience with developing in the Microsoft environment, but no experience of development with AX is expected.