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A workflow is a system that provides functionality to create business processes. It defines how a document flows through the system by showing the steps needed to process and approve it along with who needs to process it. The steps for creating a workflow…
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Finite state machines (FSM) can be a useful tool to have as a developer. They are abstract machines that can be in one of many possible states at a given time. FSM can change from one state to another in response to external input (called a transition).…
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The SysOperation Framework is a framework that Microsoft introduced in AX 2012. It is largely unchanged in Microsoft Dynamics 365 For Operations and Finance. Unless one works with it on a regular basis, the steps are easily forgotten. Here is a cheat…
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smtp4dev is a useful utility when you need to develop functionality that sends an email. In Windows, the program sits in your taskbar and listens to for emails. As you develop, it allows you to send the email directly to your computer. When it receives an…
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When creating a custom workflow in Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, one of the properties of workflow categories is the module. For a new module, workflows can either piggyback on a related module or add support for workflows. Adding…
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Microsoft introduced the reference group control in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 that is unchanged in Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations. The control is a hybrid between a regular form control and a form group. It acts as a control during…
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With the importance of keeping corporate data secure, it is important for developers to know some basics of keeping it safe. Troy Hunt, a Microsoft Regional Director and MVP, wrote a series of articles fixing data breaches. I have not finished reading…
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Previously, I wrote about creating number sequences as a part of a new module in Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations. In that series of posts, I created a subclass of NumberSeqModule which provided the logic to create number sequences in…
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One of the most quintessential questions asked by new (and experienced) developers is “What language is the best?” or “What is the best language to learn?” To that, I give the quintessential cop-out, “It depends.” It is best to view choosing a language…
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This post is part of a series on creating a module within a Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations application. Links to the other parts are available in the first post: Creating a Module in Microsoft Dynamics 365: Laying the Foundation. A…
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