Top 10 Posts of 2017 from the Stoneridge Software Blog
The Stoneridge Software team enjoys sharing Microsoft Dynamics product knowledge with end-users and information on a variety of topics through our blog posts! Thanks to our regular readers and those who are finding us for the first time. We hope you gain some knowledge that helps and inspires!
Here are our 10 most popular blog posts published in 2017.
The OData endpoint is a new REST-based service that allows for integrating with Dynamics 365 for Operations. Learn more about a few tips to help with using an OData client to authenticate and use methods to read and write data in the system.
What are biggest changes are for AX developers when moving from previous versions of AX to Dynamics 365 for Operations (aka AX7)? This is a great question. Here are the top five areas to look into in Dynamics 365 for Operations.
In Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012, SysOperation framework replaced RunBase framework to support the batch processing functionality. Going forward, SysOperation framework is recommended for writing custom business logic that requires batch processing functionality, over the deprecated RunBase framework. This blog post covers three different scenarios for creating batch operations using SysOperation framework classes – Service, Data Contract, Controller and UI Builder.
The first step to creating a new Dynamics 365 for Operations (Ax7) project is to setup Visual Studio Online (VSO). Visual Studio Online now supports Git version control, but if your solution will be deployed to a customer site, Microsoft recommends that you choose Team Foundation Version Control; at least for any projects that interface with Life Cycle Services (LCS). Additionally, learn more about creating a project in Visual Studio.
With the year at completion, it is time to think about processing a year-end close in AX. Dynamics AX has a different year-end close than most systems, as you are able to run it as many times as you need. In other systems when processing a year-end close, once you do it, there is no going back and it is difficult to make adjustments as needed. Learn more about the process and what should be on your checklist.
A model can be defined as a collection of elements that represent a distributed software solution. Learn more about the steps to create a new model in Visual Studio and what to consider when selecting between creating a new package or selecting an existing package.
This blog focuses on core differences between Dynamics AX and Dynamics 365 for Operations security implementation and some differences in technology and methodology.
One of the challenges we have found with Dynamics 365 for Operations is the export of flat files. Recently we had to get data (as a flat file) out of Dynamics 365 for Operations and place it in a location for a separate system to process. Learn more about how to complete the process in a secure way.
Bank Reconciliation is an important step in ensuring that your General Ledger and associated accounts are accurate, configured properly, and up-to-date. It can be tedious to manage if done manually. However, this blog will show you how to import a CSV file from the bank into Dynamics NAV for easy comparison between the bank statement and your company’s accounts.