Category Archives: Development

Old-Timer TRICK: GETTING THE SQL FROM THOSE MorphX Queries

The There are some tricks that have been around forever but are just as good today as they were back in the old days. In this post, we will learn two little tricks that I nearly use on every single assignment, and I’ve used them for a long time. Let’s just say that you need […]

Tutorial Avoid warehouse drama and post Product Receipts with PurchFormLetter

Sometimes, I have to fix really nasty warehouse integrations – you know where inventories are not posting correctly and general ledger transactions are messed up. I can tell you that 9 out of 10 times this happens because someone tried to get fancy and didn’t use the built-in, ease of use ways for posting. Especially […]

You cannot print Customer Invoices in Dynamics AX 2012

You cannot print invoices customer invoices I ran into an interesting problem recently with a client. After a security upgrade, my clients could no longer print customer invoices. Accounts Payable invoices worked for those who had the permissions. While I could have just gone into the duties and started adding Accounts Receivable role duties until […]

Dynamics AX AIF Tutorial Series Part 3: AIF, Document Services, and a SharePoint InfoPath Forms step by step for Power Users Part D

It is time to finally host our service so that others can use. See, a service is just code that is hosted and meant for others to use. That means that we need some sort of way to make our service available to other applications, so that it can do what it does best. Here, […]

Dynamics AX AIF Tutorial Series Part 3: AIF, Document Services, and a SharePoint InfoPath Forms step by step for Power Users Part B

In this tutorial, you get to really have some fun with Dynamics AX AIF. And don’t forget the term SharePoint. That is where you will see the true power of using Dynamics AX with other systems. We’ll go through the wizard and tidy up our service so that it is ready for deployment. You’ll come […]

Dynamics AX AIF Tutorial Series Part 3: AIF, Document Services, and a SharePoint InfoPath Forms step by step for Power Users Part A

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could consume and edit your Dynamics AX data with SharePoint? While Dynamics AX has a very intuitive user interface for forms, sometimes we need to be able to work with data within other applications. There are two particular aims of this tutorial. First, I want to show you how […]

Dynamics AX AIF Tutorial Series Part 2: Power User Walkthrough, How to Set up Dynamics AX services for Excel and SharePoint functionality with ODATA

Now, let’s start building some services in Dynamics AX. In this tutorial, we will take on the role of the power user needing to setup a service and consume the data for business analytical purposes. This will require no code and will show you how a power user could setup and consume services in Dynamics […]

Dynamics AIF Tutorial Series Part 1: Understanding AIF in Dynamics AX 2012

While I was working on my reporting series for Dynamics AX, I realized that it was needing some foundational knowledge. To see the true BI functionality of Dynamics AX, one needs a base understanding of Forms, Services, and Enterprise Portal. Thus, I decided to put together a quick beginning series on Services that is designed […]