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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)

Interface methodologies

So now we have discussed interface types, interface technologies, and the built-in interfaces in Microsoft Dynamics NAV.

Let's design and develop a new business to business interface. We will use the objects from Chapter 7, Storage and Logistics, to create the interface.

The scenario

One of our customers wants to e-mail the shipments from now on instead of faxing. The e-mail will contain an Excel file in a predefined format.

The design

Let's bring back the data model we designed for the logistics part of the solution in Chapter 7, Storage and Logistics.

The process starts in the registration table. From a registration, we generate shipments and shipments are combined into a Route with stops.

So we need to move the data from the Excel sheet to the registration table.

The mapping

When a customer delivers us an Excel sheet with information, it seldom happens that they exactly use the same fields as our table. Therefore,...