Category Archives: AX2012

Microsoft Dynamics Technical Conference, 2016 / Day 2 Session 2

Our second session on the second day, Wednesday February 24, 2016, was a breakout session, called Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012: Performance tools overview and best practices, with Tom Treen, Senior Support Engineer.

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New Lean blog post: Lean by the Numbers: A Quantitative Understanding

Hello world!   I wanted to interrupt my regularly scheduled technical conference commenting to highlight a new blog post. My colleague, Lean Manufacturing expert Phil Coy, has published a blog post called Lean by the Numbers: A Quantitative Understanding. It … Continue reading

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Microsoft Dynamics Technical Conference 2015, Day 3 report

Hello world! If you did not attend #DynTech2015 may I say you missed a great thing. But you knew that already. You are here to read about the sessions. So please accept this, my report from the trenches, for Day … Continue reading

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Microsoft Dynamics Technical Conference 2015, Day 2 report

Hello world! If you are not attending #DynTech2015 may I say you are missing a great thing. But you knew that already. You are here to read about the sessions. So please accept this, my report from the trenches, for … Continue reading

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Microsoft Dynamics Technical Conference 2015, Day 1 report

Hello all! If you are not attending #DynTech2015 may I say you are missing a great thing. You know it will be good when people come from as far away as Sweden and Australia to join. It is typically the … Continue reading

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Five Good Minutes – The Pacifier

Happy 2015! Hope you all have a wonderful, fun-filled and AX-filled New Year! We will kick off the new year with mention of a new Five Good Minutes by my colleague Chad Carnes – which I always enjoy seeing. The … Continue reading

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Exam loading, please wait…

A week ago, I got very excited to hear on http://theaxapta.blogspot.com/2014/12/exam-mb6-704-microsoft-dynamics-ax-2012.html of a new development exam: MB6-704 Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 CU8 Development Introduction Certification  I’ve been waiting oh so patiently for more information! Still I find nothing in … Continue reading

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New AX statement of direction

A heads-up to partners: there has been a new statement of direction published at https://mbs.microsoft.com/partnersource/global/Sales-Marketing/Product-Strategy-Direction/StatementofDirection   PLEASE note that it contains confidential information; thus I apologize but cannot summarize or disseminate here. But I know that most of my followers … Continue reading

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“Unretrieved” when browsing a table

There are many possible causes for the old “Unretrieved” to pop up. If it’s a view or a query, this has been very well covered at http://community.dynamics.com/ax/b/axvanyakashperuk/archive/2011/10/28/tutorial-ax-2012-invalid-field-access-or-accessing-unretrieved-fields.aspx#.UYvE8rXvsWA Check for table inheritance – I would guess that bad data in inherited/inheriting … Continue reading

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Parm methods in AxBC classes (Is this a bug? Let me know!)

I was cleaning up some BP – so crucial to do! – and I found some standard code which seems to have a bug. Whereas your typical parm method in a table class (AxBC-class) will test for !prmIsDefault, there is … Continue reading

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