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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 Services

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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 Services

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 Services
About the Authors
About the Reviewers

Installing Visual Studio tools

Part of the coding that is needed to consume an external service is performed in Visual Studio. This is why we must install both Visual Studio 2010 and Visual Studio tools for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 before we can create Visual Studio projects and add them to the AOT. Although you can develop applications that integrate with Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 using other versions of Visual Studio, such as Visual Studio 2012, Visual Studio tools are only available for Visual Studio 2010.

To install Visual Studio tools, perform the following steps:

  1. Run the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 setup.

  2. Go to the Install section and select Microsoft Dynamics AX Components.

  3. Click on the Next button to move to the next screen and select Add or modify existing components.

  4. Look under the Developer Tools node and select Visual Studio Tools.

  5. Go through the rest of the setup wizard to complete the installation process.

Installing Visual Studio tools will add the following extensions to Visual...