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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)

What you need for this book

In order to gain access to Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations, you need to be either a Microsoft partner or customer. To sign up for a gain access as a partner, you can refer to Lifecycle Services for Dynamics 365 for Operations partners at https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/operations/dev-itpro/lifecycle-services/getting-started-lcs.

To sign up for a subscription as a customer, refer to Lifecycle Services for Dynamics 365 for Operations partners at https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/operations/dev-itpro/lifecycle-services/getting-started-lcs.

You will need to download or deploy a Dynamics 365 for Operations development VM in Azure. To run the VM locally, you will need at least 100 GB free space available and a minimum of 12 GB free memory, ideally 24 GB. It will run on as little as 8 GB of assigned memory, but the performance will suffer as a result.

The official system requirements are as follows:

  • System requirements (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/operations/dev-itpro/get-started/system-requirements )
  • Development system requirements (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/operations/dev-itpro/dev-tools/development-system-requirements)