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Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 Application Design - Second Edition

By : Marije Brummel
Book Image

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 Application Design - Second Edition

By: Marije Brummel

Overview of this book

This book is a focused tutorial on Microsoft Dynamics NAV application development to help you develop complete applications and not just application outlines. This hands-on guide starts off by introducing the supply chain that you will be using throughout the book. You will then implement the Microsoft Dynamics NAV ERP suite and learn to set it up and customize it for various industries. You will learn how to customize Dynamics NAV to suit the different aspects of a business such as financial management, relationship management, production, jobs, trade, storage, logistics, and so on. The book will take you through these Microsoft-designed application features and show you how to customize and extend them safely. Therefore, by the end of this book, you will be able to create a structure of your own in Microsoft Dynamics NAV.
Table of Contents (12 chapters)

Version and object management

When doing software development, discussing version management is unavoidable. Microsoft Dynamics NAV is flexible in this and allows developers to make their own decisions on this subject rather than forcing them to one way of versioning.

What is a version

In Microsoft Dynamics NAV, there are two ways of determining what a version is. The first and easiest approach is to change the version of an object each time it changes. The initial released Version is 1.00 and each change increments to 1.01, 1.02, and so on. A big change will lead to Version 2.00.

Another more common approach in Microsoft Dynamics NAV is to group version numbers in releases of a group of objects together. When this is applied, the application gets a version number that is incremented each time we release. This means that an object with version number 1.01 can jump to 1.04 if it was not changed in releases 1.02 and 1.03.

Version numbering

There are rules in Microsoft...