Programming Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 Table Of Contents

Back to BOOK PAGE

Table of Contents

Preface
Chapter 1: A Short Tour through NAV 2009
Chapter 2: Tables
Chapter 3: Data Types and Fields for Data Storage and Processing
Chapter 4: Pages—Tools for Data Display
Chapter 5: Reports
Chapter 6: Introduction to C/SIDE and C/AL
Chapter 7: Intermediate C/AL
Chapter 8: Advanced NAV Development Tools
Chapter 9: Extend, Integrate, and Design—into the Future
Answers
Index

  • Chapter 1: A Short Tour through NAV 2009
    • NAV 2009: An ERP system
      • Financial Management
      • Manufacturing
      • Supply Chain Management (SCM)
      • Business intelligence and reporting
      • Relationship Management (RM)
      • Human Resource management
      • Project management
    • Significant changes in NAV 2009
      • Two-tier versus three-tier
      • Role Tailored Client
      • SSRS-compatible report viewer
      • Web services
    • NAV 2009: A set of building blocks and development tools
      • NAV object types
    • The C/SIDE Integrated Development Environment
      • Object Designer tool icons
      • NAV object and system elements
      • NAV functional terminology
    • User interfaces
    • An introduction to development
      • Our scenario for development exercises
      • Getting started with application design
        • Application tables
        • Designing a simple table
        • Creating a simple table
        • Field numbering
        • Pages/Forms
        • Keyboard shortcuts
        • Run a table
        • Reports
        • Creating a List format report
    • Codeunits
    • MenuSuites
    • Dataports
    • XMLports
    • Integration tools
    • Backups and documentation
    • Summary
    • Review questions
  • Chapter 2: Tables
    • Overview of tables
      • Components of a table
      • Table naming
      • Table numbering
      • Table properties
      • Table triggers
      • Keys
      • SumIndexFields
      • Field Groups
    • Expanding our sample application
      • Creating and modifying tables
        • Assigning a TableRelation property
        • Creating Forms for testing
      • Adding Secondary keys
      • Adding some activity-tracking tables
      • New tables
      • Keys and SumIndexFields in our examples
    • Types of tables
      • Wholly modifiable tables
        • Master
        • Journal
        • Template
        • Ledger
        • Reference
        • Register
        • Posted Document
        • Setup
        • Temporary
      • Content-modifiable tables
        • System
      • Read-Only tables
        • Virtual
    • Summary
    • Review questions
  • Chapter 3: Data Types and Fields for Data Storage and Processing
    • Basic definitions
    • Fields
      • Field properties
      • Field numbering
        • Changing the data type of a field
      • Field triggers
      • Data structure examples
      • Variable naming
    • Data types
      • Fundamental data types
        • Numeric data
        • String data
        • Date/Time data
      • Complex data types
        • Data structure
        • Objects
        • Automation
        • Input/Output
        • DateFormula
        • References and other
      • Data type usage
    • FieldClass property options
    • Filtering
      • Defining filter syntax and values
        • Filtering on equality and inequality
        • Filtering by ranges
        • Filtering with Boolean operators
        • Filtering with wildcards
        • Filtering with combinations
        • Experimenting with filters
        • Accessing filter controls
    • Summary
    • Review questions
  • Chapter 4: Pages—Tools for Data Display
    • What is a page?
      • Controls
      • Bound and unbound
    • Pages—a stroll through the gallery
      • A sample RoleTailored Client page
    • Types of pages
      • List page
      • Card page
      • Document page
        • FastTab
      • List+ page
      • Journal/Worksheet page
      • Confirmation (Dialog) page
      • Request page
      • Navigate page
      • Departments page
      • Role Center page
      • Page parts
        • FactBoxes
      • Page names
      • Accessing the Page Designer
      • What makes up a page?
        • Page properties
    • Types of page controls
      • Inheritance
      • Page control details
        • Container controls
        • Group controls
        • Field controls
      • Using page controls in a Card page
      • Page Part controls
        • Creating a Card Part FactBox
        • Page Control triggers
    • Adding more List pages to our ICAN application
      • Creating a simple list page
      • Creating related List and Card pages
    • Learning more about pages
      • UX (User Experience) Guidelines
      • Creative plagiarism
    • Experimenting with page controls and control properties
      • Help searching
      • Experimentation
      • Testing
      • Design
    • Summary
    • Review questions
  • Chapter 5: Reports
    • What is a report?
    • Two NAV report designers
      • A hybrid report designer
    • NAV report—look and feel
    • NAV report types
      • Report types summarized
    • Report naming
    • Report components overview
      • The components of a report description
    • Report Data Flow
    • The elements of a report
      • Report properties
      • Report triggers
      • Data Items
      • Data item properties
      • Data item triggers
      • Data item Sections
      • Creating RTC reports via the Classic Report Wizard
        • Learn by experimentation
        • Runtime formatting
        • Inheritance
      • Other ways to create RTC reports
      • Modify an existing RTC report
        • The Visual Studio Report Designer layout screen
        • Report Items
        • Make the report changes
      • Request Page
    • Processing-Only reports
      • Creating a report from scratch
    • Creative report plagiarism
  • Summary
  • Review questions
  • Chapter 6: Introduction to C/SIDE and C/AL
    • Essential navigation
      • Object Designer
        • Starting a new object
        • Some designer navigation pointers
        • Exporting objects
        • Importing objects
        • Text objects
      • Object number licensing
      • Some useful practices
      • Changing data definitions
      • Saving and compiling
      • Some C/AL naming conventions
      • Variables
        • Global identifiers
        • Local identifiers
        • Special working storage variables
      • A definition of programming in C/SIDE
      • Functions
      • Basic C/AL syntax
        • Assignment and punctuation
        • Wildcards
        • Expressions
        • Operators
    • Some basic C/AL
      • MESSAGE, ERROR, CONFIRM, and STRMENU functions
        • MESSAGE function
        • ERROR function
        • CONFIRM function
        • STRMENU function
      • SETCURRENTKEY function
      • SETRANGE function
      • GET function
      • FIND
        • FIND ([Which]) options and the SQL Server alternates
      • BEGIN–END compound statement
      • IF–THEN–ELSE statement
      • Indenting code
    • Some simple coding modifications
      • Adding a validation to a table
      • Adding code to enhance a report
    • Summary
    • Review questions
  • Chapter 7: Intermediate C/AL
    • Some C/AL development tools
      • C/AL Symbol Menu
      • Internal documentation
    • Computation and Validation utility functions
      • TESTFIELD
      • FIELDERROR
      • VALIDATE
      • ROUND
      • TODAY, TIME, and CURRENTDATETIME functions
      • WORKDATE function
    • Data conversion functions
      • FORMAT function
      • EVALUATE function
    • DATE functions
      • DATE2DMY function
      • DATE2DWY function
      • DMY2DATE and DWY2DATE functions
      • CALCDATE function
    • FlowField-SumIndexField functions
      • CALCFIELDS function
      • CALCSUMS function
    • CALCFIELDS and CALCSUMS comparison
    • Flow control
      • REPEAT–UNTIL control structure
      • WHILE–DO control structure
      • CASE–ELSE statement
      • WITH–DO statement
      • QUIT, BREAK, EXIT, SKIP, and SHOWOUTPUT functions
        • QUIT function
        • BREAK function
        • EXIT function
        • SKIP function
        • SHOWOUTPUT function
    • Input and Output functions
      • NEXT function with FIND or FINDSET
      • INSERT function
      • MODIFY function
        • Rec and xRec
      • DELETE function
      • MODIFYALL function
      • DELETEALL function
    • Filtering
      • SETRANGE function
      • SETFILTER function
      • COPYFILTER and COPYFILTERS functions
      • GETFILTER and GETFILTERS functions
      • MARK function
      • CLEARMARKS function
      • MARKEDONLY function
      • RESET function
        • Filter Groups
    • InterObject communication
      • Communication via data
      • Communication through function parameters
      • Communication via object calls
    • Using the new knowledge
      • A development challenge for you
        • Creating more ICAN test data
        • Developing the Donor Recognition Status report
    • Summary
    • Review questions
  • Chapter 8: Advanced NAV Development Tools
    • NAV process flow
      • Data preparation
      • Transactions entry
      • Testing and Posting the Journal batch
      • Accessing the data
      • Ongoing maintenance
    • Role Center pages
      • Role Center structure
        • Role Center activities page
        • Cue Groups and Cues
        • Cue source table
        • Cue Group Actions
      • System Part
      • Page Part
      • Navigation Pane and Action Menus
      • Departments
        • MenuSuite levels
      • MenuSuite structure
        • MenuSuite development
        • MenuSuite transformation
        • Configuration and personalization
    • Creating new C/AL routines
    • Callable functions
      • Codeunit 358 – Date Filter-Calc
      • Codeunit 359 – Period Form Management
      • Codeunit 365 – Format Address
      • Codeunit 396 – NoSeriesManagement
      • Codeunit 397 – Mail
      • Codeunit 408 – Dimension Management
      • Codeunit 412 – Common Dialog Management
    • Sampling of function models to review
      • Codeunit 228 – Test Report-Print
      • Codeunit 229 – print documents
      • Other objects to review
      • Management codeunits
    • Documenting modifications
    • Multi-language system
    • Multi-currency system
    • Code analysis and debugging tools
      • Developer's Toolkit
        • Relations to Tables
        • Relations from Objects
        • Source Access
        • Where Used
        • Trying it out
      • Working in exported text code
      • Using Navigate
        • Testing with Navigate
      • The C/SIDE Debugger
      • The C/SIDE Code Coverage tool
      • Client Monitor
      • Debugging NAV in Visual Studio
      • Dialog function debugging techniques
        • Debugging with MESSAGE
        • Debugging with CONFIRM
        • Debugging with DIALOG
        • Debugging with text output
        • Debugging with ERROR
      • C/SIDE test driven development
    • Summary
    • Review questions
  • Chapter 9: Extend, Integrate, and Design—into the Future
    • Interfaces
    • XMLports
      • XMLport components
        • XMLport properties
        • XMLport triggers
        • XMLport data lines
        • XMLport line properties
        • Element or attribute
        • XMLport line triggers
        • XMLport Request Page
    • Advanced interface tools
      • Automation Controller
      • NAV Communication Component
      • Linked Server Data Sources
      • C/OCX
      • C/FRONT
      • NAV Application Server (NAS)
    • Client Add-ins
      • Client Add-in definition
      • Client Add-in construction
      • Client Add-in comments
    • Web services
      • Exposing a web service
      • Publishing a web service
      • Determining what was published
    • Customizing Help
    • NAV development projects
      • Knowledge is key
      • Different approaches for different scopes
      • Advantages of designing new functionality
      • Modifying an existing functional area
      • NAV development time planning
    • Data-focused design
      • Determining the data needs
      • Defining the needed data views
      • Designing the data tables
      • Designing the user data access interface
      • Designing the data validation
      • Data design review and revision
      • Designing the Posting processes
      • Designing the supporting processes
      • Double-check everything
    • Design for efficiency
      • Disk I/O
      • Locking
    • Design for updating
      • Customization project recommendations
        • One change at a time
        • Testing thoroughly
    • Plan for upgrading
      • Benefits of upgrading
      • Coding considerations
        • Careful naming
        • Good documentation
        • Low-impact coding
      • The upgrade process
        • Upgrade executables only
        • Full upgrade
    • Supporting material
      • Sure Step
      • RIM
      • Other reference material
    • Into the future...
    • Summary
    • Review questions
  • Answers
    • Chapter 1
    • Chapter 2
    • Chapter 3
    • Chapter 4
    • Chapter 5
    • Chapter 6
    • Chapter 7
    • Chapter 8
    • Chapter 9

Back to BOOK PAGE

Code Download and Errata
Packt Anytime, Anywhere
Register Books
Print Upgrades
eBook Downloads
Video Support
Contact Us
Awards Voting Nominations Previous Winners
Judges Open Source CMS Hall Of Fame CMS Most Promising Open Source Project Open Source E-Commerce Applications Open Source JavaScript Library Open Source Graphics Software
Resources
Open Source CMS Hall Of Fame CMS Most Promising Open Source Project Open Source E-Commerce Applications Open Source JavaScript Library Open Source Graphics Software