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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)

Creating a parameter table

A parameter table only contains one record per company. The table contains a list of fields, which can be defaults or company-specific options used in code to determine what should happen. The parameter table is usually created first, and the various fields that act as parameters are added as we create the solution.

This follows directly from the Creating setup tables recipe.

How to do it...

To create the parameter table follow these steps:

  1. Create a new table called ConWHSVehiclePararameters; again, the prefix and suffix is based on practice. Usually, the name will only be <Prefix>+<Module>+Parameters.
  2. Set the table's parameters as follows:




Vehicle management parameters

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