Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 Services

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  • Use the AIF Document Service Wizard
  • Create custom services in X++
  • Configure enhanced integration ports
  • Deploy services using a variety of protocols
  • Consume your services in .NET
  • Consume external web services in X++
  • Use the SysOperation framework to create batch processes
  • Set up tracing and debugging

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems such as Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 play a central role in an organization, and therefore, there will always be the need to integrate them with other applications. In many cases, services are the preferred way to do this, and Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 is now more flexible than ever when it comes to the creation and use of these services. Understanding these services will help you effectively identify where they can be used.

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 Services is a hands-on guide that provides you with all the knowledge you will need to implement services with Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2. The step-by-step examples will walk you through many of the tasks that you need to perform frequently when creating and using services. This book has been updated to include features of the R2 release while staying relevant to previous version of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.

This book will help you to identify situations where services can be used for your implementations. By providing step-by-step instructions for many of the common tasks you will face, you will gain practical know-how on to get the job done.

Easy-to-follow instructions are provided for all the types of services you will encounter. You will learn how to create document services using the AIF Document Service Wizard, and how to use X++ to create custom services. You will also learn how to deploy services and web services and how you can consume them in both X++ and .NET. These services are also put to use in the SysOperation framework, which uses services to run business logic and is the new way to create batch processes in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 Services provides detailed and practical examples for creating and using services that will make it an invaluable resource that you will consult frequently during your implementations.

  • Learn about the Dynamics AX 2012 service architecture
  • Create your own services using wizards or X++ code
  • Deploy your services in a variety of ways using High Availability
Page Count 264
Course Length 7 hours 55 minutes
ISBN 9781782176725
Date Of Publication 26 Mar 2014


Klaas Deforche

Klaas Deforche started working as a developer on Microsoft Dynamics AX in 2007 for the Belgian ICT company RealDolmen, primarily working with Dynamics AX 4.0. He gained experience with AX 2009 while working on projects for some well-known Belgian fashion retailers, especially on the integration side of things. He is currently working on AX 2012 projects for customers in the healthcare sector. Klaas likes to share his knowledge with the community, which is why he started his AX-oriented blog in 2009. This is also why, in 2012, Klaas co-authored the book Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Services, Packt Publishing, to help spread knowledge on the subject.

Kenny Saelen

Kenny Saelen is a Dynamics AX MVP who works for the Belgian ICT company RealDolmen. He started as a developer on Microsoft Dynamics AX in 2004, primarily working on a European customer implementation with Dynamics AX 3.0. At RealDolmen, he gained experience with Dynamics AX 2009 while implementing AX internally, followed by an implementation at a book wholesale company. Currently, he is working as a technical architect for a worldwide customer implementation with Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2, mainly working towards integrating Dynamics AX with other technologies such as SharePoint, BizTalk, and AgilePoint. He can be reached through his blog