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Extending Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations Cookbook

By : Simon Buxton
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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)

Create tiles with counters for the workspace

Tiles are used as an entry point to a form whilst having the ability to show information about the data. It can act as a prompt to action and is presented on a tile section of a workspace, as shown in the following screenshot:

The page that opens when you first sign into Operations is also a list of Tiles, and each opens a workspace. The workspace will have an image resource that we would design; a key guideline is that all graphics are minimalistic. All solutions should look and feel as if they were part of the standard solution.

Getting ready

This recipe can be used to create a tile for any form, and is usually done for Details Master and Details Transaction to show both all records and commonly used subsets of data...