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Monday, August 12, 2013

Book authored by me - Developing SSRS Reports for Dynamics AX



Developing SSRS Reports for Dynamics AX






Learning everything you always wanted to learn about Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Reporting. This book guides you through step-by-step real-world based scenarios using which you could easily learn report development.

What this book covers:

- Building reports using Query.
- Building reports using RDP, Data contract, UI Builder, Controller classes.
- Building Auto-design & Precision design reports.
- Building advanced reports using Visual Studio.
- Building Tablix, Drill through, Chart reports using Visual Studio.
- Managing AX 2012 reports in AOT.
- How deploy AX 2012 reports using various deployment mechanisms.
- How to develop reports from external data source.
- Common reporting expressions (String, Date, Format, Global functions)
- Understanding the usage of common classes & methods used while developing reports.
- Reporting best practices (Report table, Classes, Report design, AOT Queries)



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Friday, May 3, 2013

Windows 8 | Microsoft Dynamics AX Applications



Sunday, February 24, 2013

Read/Write data using Excel

static void Write2ExcelFile(Args _args)
    InventTable             inventTable;
    SysExcelApplication     application; 
    SysExcelWorkbooks       workbooks;
    SysExcelWorkbook        workbook;
    SysExcelWorksheets      worksheets;
    SysExcelWorksheet       worksheet;
    SysExcelCells           cells;
    SysExcelCell            cell;
    int                     row;
    ;

    application         = SysExcelApplication::construct();
    workbooks           = application.workbooks();
    workbook            = workbooks.add();
    worksheets          = workbook.worksheets();
    worksheet           = worksheets.itemFromNum(1);
    cells               = worksheet.cells();
    cells.range('A:A').numberFormat('@');

    cell                = cells.item(1,1);
    cell.value("Item");
    cell                = cells.item(1,2);
    cell.value("Name");
    row                 = 1;
    
    while select inventTable
    {
        row++;
        cell = cells.item(row, 1);
        cell.value(inventTable.ItemId);
        cell = cells.item(row, 2);
        cell.value(inventTable.ItemName);
    }
    
    application.visible(true);
}

Reading Data from Excel File

static void ReadExcel(Args _args)
    SysExcelApplication     application;
    SysExcelWorkbooks       workbooks;
    SysExcelWorkbook        workbook;
    SysExcelWorksheets      worksheets;
    SysExcelWorksheet       worksheet;
    SysExcelCells           cells;
    COMVariantType          type;
    int                     row;
    ItemId                  itemid;
    Name                    name;
    FileName                filename;

    ;

    application             = SysExcelApplication::construct();
    workbooks               = application.workbooks();
    //specify the file path that you want to read
    filename                = "C:\\item.xls";
    try
    {
        workbooks.open(filename);
    }
    catch (Exception::Error)
    {
        throw error("File cannot be opened.");
    }

    workbook        = workbooks.item(1);
    worksheets      = workbook.worksheets();
    worksheet       = worksheets.itemFromNum(1);
    cells           = worksheet.cells();
    
    do
    {
        row++;
        itemId = cells.item(row, 1).value().bStr();
        name = cells.item(row, 2).value().bStr();
        info(strfmt('%1 - %2', itemId, name));
        type = cells.item(row+1, 1).value().variantType();
    }
    while (type != COMVariantType::VT_EMPTY);
        application.quit();
}

Sunday, February 17, 2013

AIF run manually using job

static void processAIF(Args _args)
{
    ;
    // read the messages
    new AifGateWayReceiveService().run();

    // process the messages in queue
    new AifInboundProcessingService().run();

    // process messages in queue
    new AifOutboundProcessingService().run();

    // send messages
    new AifGateWaySendService().run();
}

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