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Programming Microsoft Dynamics NAV - Fifth Edition

By : Marije Brummel, David Studebaker, Christopher D. Studebaker
Book Image

Programming Microsoft Dynamics NAV - Fifth Edition

By: Marije Brummel, David Studebaker, Christopher D. Studebaker

Overview of this book

Microsoft Dynamics NAV is a full business solution suite, and a complete ERP solution that contains a robust set of development tools to support customization and enhancement. These tools provide greater control over financials and can simplify supply chain, manufacturing, and operations. This book will take you from an introduction to Dynamics NAV and its integrated development tools to being a productive developer in the Dynamics NAV Development Environment. You will find this book very useful if you want to evaluate the product's development capabilities or need to manage Dynamics NAV based projects. It will teach you about the NAV application structure, the C/SIDE development environment, the C/AL language paired with the improved editor, the construction and uses of each object type, and how it all fits together to build universal applications. With this new edition, you will be able to understand how to design and develop using Patterns and new features such as Extensions and Events.
Table of Contents (10 chapters)

Learning more

The following section gives a description of several excellent ways to learn more about pages.

Patterns and creative plagiarism

When we want to create new functionality, the first task is to obviously create functional specifications. Once those are in hand, we should look for guidelines to follow. Some of the sources that are readily available are listed here:

  • The NAV Design Patterns Wiki (https://community.dynamics.com/nav/w/designpatterns/default.aspx)
  • C/AL Coding Guidelines, as used internally by Microsoft in the development of NAV application functionality (https://community.dynamics.com/nav/w/designpatterns/156.cal-coding-guidelines.aspx)
  • Blogs and other materials available in the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Community (https://community.dynamics.com...