Learning MS Dynamics AX 2012 Programming

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  • Get to grips with the AX development environment
  • Understand the basics of the X++ language
  • Solve the problems of extending as well as upgrading using Events
  • Create transaction headers and line records with a single instruction using the UnitOfWork class
  • Utilize Table Inheritance to synchronize and derive a flexible variety of tables from the base table
  • Effectively handle the transaction scope by using different operators
  • Optimize application performance and extensibility
  • Create services and expose them to external applications
  • Build a new module in AX

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 to enhance your Dynamics AX 2012 application's performance. Starting with a tour of the development environment, you'll gain a deep understanding of Dynamics AX tools and architecture, before getting to grips with X++ for deeper customization. You will 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. The book also helps you work with MorphX. 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.

  • Structured learning for new developers and technical consultants
  • Concise and easy-to-follow walkthroughs of X++ code
  • Examples and key tips on how to avoid potential pitfalls
Page Count 370
Course Length 11 hours 6 minutes
ISBN 9781782171263
Date Of Publication 26 Dec 2014


Mohammed Rasheed

Mohammed Rasheed is a Dynamics AX solutions architect and a self-proclaimed Dynamics AX evangelist. He has had a remarkable career as a Dynamics AX expert and has made key contributions to the success of a number of leading Microsoft partners such as IBM (UK), HSO (UK), and Crowe Horwath LLP (USA).

Listed as one of the most influential people by http://www.dynamicsworld.co.uk/, Mohammed considers himself fortunate to have met and worked with the most amazing team of people. He attributes his success to his parents, his family, and his team—a team of leaders with the zeal to redefine an industry, managers with the resolve to achieve their aspirations, and young consultants with limitless energy.

Mohammed calls Chicago his home, where he lives with his wife, Sakeena, and their beautiful baby daughter, Zara.

Erlend Dalen

Erlend Dalen started working as a developer with the first version of Axapta in 1998. He was then working with some of the first Axapta  implementations in Norway and was also part of a team that created an advanced product configurator for Axapta. From 2000 to 2002, he worked on developing e-commerce, mobile, and integration solutions in Java for a Norwegian IT consultancy company. He joined Columbus IT in 2002, working first as a senior developer in Norway and in the USA and then as the technology manager of the Norwegian branch, where his responsibilities included implementing new technology areas, creating an e-commerce solution for Dynamics AX, and being the technology solution architect in internal and external projects.

For the past four years, Erlend has been working as a web developer for Norsk Test AS, where he spends his days programming in Python using the Django web framework.