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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 duties

A duty is a collection of one or more privileges. The paradigm is that we are creating a list of duties that the role will perform, and, therefore, add the required privilege in order for the role to be able to perform that duty.

It is common to have only one privilege in a duty, but more can be added, for example, the set up forms may be added to one duty.

Duty names are suffixed with a verb to denote the action the duty will allow the role to perform; common suffixes are Maintain, Inquire, and Approve. In order to determine the correct suffix, look at the standard duties and suffix your duties using the same naming convention.

How to do it...

To create a duty, follow these steps:

  1. Choose to add a new item to the project.
  2. In the Add New Item dialog...