Extending Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 Cookbook

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  • Develop a module in Dynamics NAV using C/AL
  • Build relationships with COM technologies
  • Develop and integrate COM with Dynamics NAV 2016
  • Call the framework members from C/AL
  • Develop an event in the .NET framework and see how to subscribe to it using C/AL
  • Automate the deployment into Dynamics NAV
  • Develop Windows Client Control add-Ins
  • Deploy your resource automatically from Visual Studio 
  • Install and Configure Windows Client Control add-Ins
  • Integrate Dynamics NAV with Sharepoint

Microsoft Dynamics NAV is an enterprise resource planning (ERP) software suite for organizations. The system offers specialized functionality for manufacturing, distribution, government, retail, and other industries. Its integrated development environment enables customizations with minimal disruption to business processes.

The book starts explaining the new features of Dynamics NAV along with how to create and modify a simple module. Moving on, you will learn the importance of thinking beyond the boundaries of C/AL development and the possibilities opened by with it. Next, you will get to know how COM can be used to extend the functionalities of Dynamics NAV.

You’ll find out how to extend the Dynamics NAV 2016 version using .NET interoperability and will see the steps required to subscribe to .NET events in order to extend Dynamics NAV. Finally, you’ll see the Cmdlets available to manage extension packages.

By the end of the book, you will have the knowledge needed to become more efficient in selecting the extending methods, developing and deploying them to the Dynamics NAV, and practicing the best practices.

  • Extend Dynamics in a cost-effective manner by using tools that are ready at your disposal
  • Solve common business problems with the valuable features and flexibility of Dynamics NAV
  • Follow practical and easy-to-grasp examples, illustrations, and coding to make the most out of Dynamics NAV in your organisation
Page Count 417
Course Length 12 hours 30 minutes
ISBN 9781786460608
Date Of Publication 19 Jan 2017


Alexander Drogin

Alexander Drogin started working with Navision Attain version 3.01 in 2002 as a software developer at a consulting company. After seven years of development, he shifted his focus to end-user support. In 2012, he joined the Microsoft Russia development team as a software engineer in testing, and worked on NAV test automation and sustained engineering tasks. He currently works as a NAV technical architect for a Microsoft partner in Malta.