Microsoft Dynamics vs SAP ERP End-User Business Productivity Study

A study is available at partnersource which measured how end users of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) applications describe the impact of Microsoft and SAP applications on their business productivity. This research found that Microsoft Dynamics end users on average rated their experience with Microsoft applications more favorably than SAP users rated their experience with SAP. Click here to download {Requires Partnersource Logon}

Windows Server Support Matrix For DAX

A support matrix is available which will help you decide the version/service pack level of Windows Server that is compatible with your version of Microsoft Dynamics AX. It details out the compatibility issues regarding DAX on 32 bit & 64 bit systems. Windows™ Server Support Matrix For Microsoft Dynamics™ AX Windows™ 64-bit Operating System support matrix for Microsoft Dynamics™ AX 4.0 SP1 {Requires partnersource logon}

Demonstration Toolkit for Microsoft Dynamics AX

The DAX 4.01 VPC is now available for ordering from Partnersource.The Demonstration Toolkit consists of two distinct parts: -The Virtual PC (VPC) image, including demo scripts and several applications installed for demonstration purposes. The complete list of software applications appears inside the DVD cover.-Marketing material such as brochures, whitepapers etc. Demonstration Toolkit for Microsoft Dynamics AX VPC Image for Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0 SP1 (Requires Partnersource Logon)

New Number Sequence for new AX Module

Sometimes back I had posted about creating new Numbersequences for existing AX Modules. However say someone wants to create a new module in AX and wants the same setup /Parameters form in the new module just like AX base modules. Say you want to create a new module called Pre Purchase, and for simplicity, we will create just 1 new Number sequence. Here’s what to do:- 1. Edit the baseEnum NumberSeqModule, adding a reference for your new module (Pre Purchase) 2. Create a new EDT say PurchaseRequisitionId which will be used in the module 3. Create new class NumberSeqReference_PrePurchase that … Continue reading New Number Sequence for new AX Module

Microsoft Dynamics Sure Step Methodology

The Sure Step Methodology provides you with end to end, business process flows that guide you and your team through field-tested best practices, proven project management principles and user-friendly tools, which enable the implementation, optimization and upgrade of Microsoft Dynamics AX, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics NAV and Microsoft Dynamics SL. Because it provides a fully integrated project management discipline, the Sure Step Methodology is different from other methodologies available today, ensuring that you’re able to embed proven project management processes within the project. Click here to download resources {Requires Partnersource Logon}

Elements changed between versions of Microsoft Dynamics AX

The downloadable lists of changed elements compare the tables, classes and methods, configuration keys, and security keys from older versions of Microsoft Dynamics AX (formerly Microsoft Business Solutions Axapta) to the same elements in Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0 SP1. This information is provided to assist with estimating workload expenses before completing an upgrade. After you identify the elements that have changed between versions, you should use the Compare tool and Code Upgrade tool to determine how the element has been changed. Very useful for DAX 3 –> DAX 4 Upgrades 🙂 Click to download {Requires Partnersource Logon}

Excel Import | Custom

I had created a small utility in AX for one of the implementations which gave the user the facility to upload data from custom excel templates. In some cases where internet connectivity is an issue, this template was distributed to the locations where the users entered their daily expenses and emailed the template on a periodic basis to HO. In HO, these excel sheets were uploaded to DAX. The beauty is that before importing the data, it was possible to see the data, see errors and their causes and then import / post a journal in this case. It was … Continue reading Excel Import | Custom

Coloring Grids in DAX

Heres some tips on how to color Grid Cells / rows in DAX. Ive used the prodTable form as an example.The code must be placed in the displayOption() method of the datasource.Case 1:Color specific rowsCode :public void displayOption(Common _record, FormRowDisplayOption _options) { prodtable prodtablelocal; prodtablelocal = _record; Switch(prodtablelocal.ProdStatus) { Case ProdStatus::Created: _options.backColor(6029311); //Light Yellow _options.textColor(12582912); //Blue Break;Case ProdStatus::Completed: _options.backColor(16761281); //Light Blue _options.textColor(12582912); //Blue Break; } } Display: Case 2: Color specific cells Code : public void displayOption(Common _record, FormRowDisplayOption _options) { prodtable prodtablelocal; prodtablelocal = _record; Switch(prodtablelocal.ProdStatus) { Case ProdStatus::Created: _options.backColor(65535); //Light Yellow _options.affectedElementsByControl(; Break; Case ProdStatus::Released: _options.backColor(8421631); //Light Red … Continue reading Coloring Grids in DAX