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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)


In this chapter, we looked at the Microsoft Dynamics NAV product from a completely different viewpoint compared to the previous chapters.

The goal was not to design a rock-solid storage and logistics add-on solution for Microsoft Dynamics NAV as this would require much more than one chapter. The information in this chapter is intended to demonstrate how to integrate new functionality on top of Microsoft Dynamics NAV. We analyzed business processes and designed new data and transaction models to handle them in the product and implemented this.

For our solution, we designed two new document structures and two new journals and entry structures. We stayed close to the standard methodology of Microsoft Dynamics NAV by creating a framework that can easily be expanded. We also spend some time looking at how to prevent unnecessary locking in the database and how to avoid changing a filtered dataset.

Finally, we looked at some examples of how our add-on solution can be enhanced...