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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)

The logistics application

Similar to production orders in the standard application, the processes in our logistics application are status-driven rather than transaction-driven. This is why this part of the application does not have a journal with entries. The tables can have archived copies but they are not part of a normal registering or posting routine.

For the examples in this part of the chapter, we should change the default Role Center to Logistics Role Center (123456700) in the Profile table (2000000072).

Drawing the design patterns

If we look at the structure of the logistics application, we can see that the typical posting transactions are missing. The application uses a status-driven workflow based on events that are defined in the triggers of the tables.

The logistics shipment and shipment details have a lot of...