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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)

Getting started

Let's walk through two scripts to generate a new item with a bill of materials: one for an assembling process and the other for manufacturing.

We will set up both, item costing and item tracking for these products.

The examples are created using a CRONUS W1 Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 Release 2 database without changes.


In our company, we want to start producing office chairs. These chairs consist of five wheels, a pedestal, a seat, and two arm rests. We will create these four components as a new item and one new item for the end product.

All the items will have a different costing method to demonstrate the effect of cost changes. The end product will support serial number item tracking with a one year warranty period.

Design patterns

Before going into the application, we will have a...