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Microsoft Dynamics NAV Development Quick Start Guide

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Learn
  • Manage NAV Server configuration with Microsoft Management Console
  • Manage NAV installation with the NAV Administration Shell
  • Create integration events and extend functionality via the NAV event model
  • Run XML Ports from C/AL code
  • Design reports and write client code in RDLC expressions
About

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. This book gets you started with its integrated development environment for solving problems by customizing business processes.

This book introduces the NAV development environment – C/SIDE. It gives an overview of the internal system language and the most essential development tools. The book will enable the reader to customize and extend NAV functionality with C/AL code, design a user interface through pages, create role centers, and build advanced reports in Microsoft Visual Studio.

By the end of the book, you will have learned how to extend the NAV data model, how to write and debug custom code, and how to exchange data with external applications.

Features
  • Solve common business problems with the valuable features and flexibility of Dynamics NAV
  • Understand the structure of NAV database - how documents and business entities are mapped to DB tables
  • Design user interface and bind the presentation layer with the data storage
Page Count 210
Course Length 6 hours 18 minutes
ISBN 9781789612769
Date Of Publication 27 Dec 2018
Designing the table structure
Defining the primary key and secondary indexes
Configuring default pages for tables
Table relations
Field class – Flowfields and Flowfilters
Table triggers
Rec and xRec global variables 
Summary
Page creation wizard
ListPart and CardPart pages – subpages and FactBoxes
Page triggers – C/AL code in pages
Lookups and DrillDowns
Page action designer
Menu suite
Summary

Authors

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.