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Extending Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations Cookbook

By : Simon Buxton
Book Image

Extending Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations Cookbook

By: Simon Buxton

Overview of this book

Dynamics 365 for Operations is the ERP element of Microsoft’s new Dynamics 365 Enterprise Edition. Operations delivers the infrastructure to allow businesses to achieve growth and make better decisions using scalable and contemporary ERP system tools. This book provides a collection of “recipes” to instruct you on how to create—and extend—a real-world solution using Operations. All key aspects of the new release are covered, and insights into the development language, structure, and tools are discussed in detail. New concepts and patterns that are pivotal to elegant solution designs are introduced and explained, and readers will learn how to extend various aspects of the system to enhance both the usability and capabilities of Operations. Together, this gives the reader important context regarding the new concepts and the confidence to reuse in their own solution designs. This “cookbook” provides the ingredients and methods needed to maximize the efficiency of your business management using the latest in ERP software—Dynamics 365 for Operations.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)


This chapter focuses on the services of the various environments used in a customer implementation project. We will also cover the servicing of environments typically used by ISVs.

The important part of this chapter is the process. The actual details of the tasks can be found in the Operations documentation. The recipes are written to help this process make more sense as to why, which is mainly to help manage how updates are applied and to minimize the risk of regression.

For general information on the update process and the update policies please see the following link:

Dynamics 365 for Operations versions and update policy (