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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Services

By : Kenny Saelen, Klaas Deforche, Saelen Kenny
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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Services

By: Kenny Saelen, Klaas Deforche, Saelen Kenny

Overview of this book

Because an ERP system like Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 plays a central role in an organization, there will always be the need to integrate it with other applications. In many cases, services are the preferred way of doing this, and Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 is now more flexible than ever when it comes to the creation and use of these services. Understanding these services will help you identify where they can be used, and do so effectively."Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Services" is a hands-on guide that provides you with all the knowledge you will need to implement services with Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012. The step-by-step examples will walk you through many of the tasks that you need to perform frequently when creating and using services."Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Services" provides detailed and practical examples for creating and using services that will make it a resource you will consult many times during your implementationsThis book helps you to identify situations where services can be used for your implementations. By providing step-by-step instructions for many of the common tasks, you will gain practical know-how on to get the job done.Easy to follow instructions are provided for all types of services you will encounter. You will learn how to create document services using the AIF Document Service Wizard and how to use X++ to create custom services. You will also learn how to deploy services and web services and how you can consume them in both X++ and .NET. The services are also put to use in the SysOperation framework, which uses services to run business logic and is the new way to create batch processes in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.
Table of Contents (14 chapters)

About the Reviewers

Palle Agermark has spent nearly 20 years in the ERP industry, specializing in Microsoft Dynamics AX, and before that was released in 1998, its predecessor Concorde XAL. Palle has worked for many years at Microsoft Development Center Copenhagen in Denmark, primarily with development on the financial, accounts payable, and accounts receivable modules.

In 2006, Palle wrote the chapter Extending Microsoft Dynamics AX in Inside Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0, Microsoft Press.

Currently, Palle works for one of Denmark's largest Microsoft Dynamics AX partners; Logica, now part of CGI.

Palle lives in Denmark, in the Copenhagen area, with his wife Rikke and daughter Andrea.

José Antonio Estevan has been a technical consultant and developer on Dynamics AX since 2008. He has more than 10 years of experience in software development, the last 6 on Dynamics AX since version 4.0. José Antonio is certified in Dynamics AX 2009 and 2012, and has worked on many projects in different sectors with very different requirements, delivering solutions in the form of new developments and integration with all kind of external systems. He has recently been awarded the MVP award from Microsoft.

José Antonio is from Alicante, Spain, but is now living and working in Madrid. He likes to read books, ride his motorbike, and write for the Dynamics AX community on his blog

Tom Van Dyck is a software engineer and technical consultant for Dynamics AX and currently works for a Microsoft partner in Belgium.

After completing a degree in Computer Science and a few years of Visual Basic, ASP, and SQL programming, he began working with AX in 2004.

Being part of different project teams building a variety of solutions based on AX versions 3.0, 4.0, 2009, and 2012, he has built up a wide practical experience.

Tom is a certified professional for AX with expertise in X++ development, and has a special interest in performance issues and optimization.