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Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 Application Design - Second Edition

By : Marije Brummel
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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 how Microsoft Dynamics NAV can interface with other applications.

We discussed the basics of interfacing, import versus export, and data pulling versus data pushing. An interface can be executed manually or by a timer or event.

Microsoft Dynamics NAV supports a wide range of interfacing technologies, such as files, automation control, .NET, ODBC, ADO, and web services.

It is also possible to integrate using SQL Server technologies. The Application Server (NAS) is often used for interfacing with other systems, for example, using Microsoft Message Queuing or Active Data Objects (ADO).

The wide range of interfaces that come with the product have been discussed including all interfaces with Microsoft Office, Exchange, and SharePoint.

We designed and developed two business-to-business interfaces; one to import data manually from Microsoft Excel and the other to automatically import and export data to another database using ADO and a timer...