AX 2012: Existing DIXF service for new AOS instance

Product: Dynamics AX 2012 Purpose: The purpose of this document is to explain what we can do to reuse a DIXF service of an existing AOS instance for a new AOS instance Steps: Copy paste the following files from the bin folder of an existing AOS instance to the bin folder of the new AOS … Continue reading AX 2012: Existing DIXF service for new AOS instance

AX 2012: Create SSRS Line Chart Report

  Purpose: The purpose of this document is to demonstrate how we can leverage the power of business intelligence through a simple SSRS line chart report. Prerequisites: Visual Studio 2013 Visual Studio 2013 tools. Reporting extension. Report Builder. Should be well-versed in Report Programming Model. Business requirement: Leverage business intelligence by analyzing sales trends for top item groups … Continue reading AX 2012: Create SSRS Line Chart Report

AX 2012: Automated build deployment process

Purpose: The purpose of this document is to describe how we can deploy automated builds to different Dynamics AX pre-production environments so that newly developed features could be rolled-out for UAT. The document also illustrates how version controlling by TFS and data migration activities fit into the big picture. Business requirement: Ability to release, deploy automated builds … Continue reading AX 2012: Automated build deployment process

AX 2012: Create AIF document service

Purpose: The purpose of this document is to illustrate how we can develop AIF document service, what are the important methods available that can be overridden to do the customization and finally how we can consume/unit test the document service through an external .NET application. Business requirement: Ability to integrate Dynamics AX with external systems. … Continue reading AX 2012: Create AIF document service

AX 2012: Create AIF custom service

Purpose: The purpose of this document is to illustrate how we can develop AIF custom service. Business requirement: Ability to integrate Dynamics AX with external systems. Assumptions: Application Integration Framework has been configured to process inbound and outbound messages. Development: Create a data contract class. Use [DataContractAttribute('Name')] attribute to indicate class represents data contract. Use [DataMemberAttribute('Name')] … Continue reading AX 2012: Create AIF custom service

AX 2012: Add custom field to standard DIXF target entity

Purpose: The purpose of this document is to describe how we can add custom fields to standard DIXF target entity. While performing data migration for standard entities like customer, we often come across a requirement to load data for customized fields as well. In this post, we will add custom fields of customer master to its standard … Continue reading AX 2012: Add custom field to standard DIXF target entity