April 17, 2015

Its quite common for businesses to want to synchronize data between different applications.  One method is to periodically do bulk data loads where the entire table is exported from AX and then imported into the other application, this is quite inefficient as usually n...

April 4, 2015

AX forms commonly use the gridview control for grid based data, this is great for showing data from tables with fixed columns, however its not ideal when working with dynamic columns and rows.


The answer... the "table" form control allows you to define the columns, row...

March 9, 2015

How to get data from multiple joined tables in AX to Excel.


The report wizard in AX is a powerful tool that lets users design their own query and fields to add to a report.  Building on this idea I created a modification to allow users to design a query and choose fiel...

March 9, 2015

The standard reports delivered with Dynamics AX have a plain design.  This post looks at some tricks that can be used to get more impressive looking reports out of AX.


Font and color

Since Microsoft Word has a good font selection for headings it’s a good starting p...

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Being curious and passionate about computers has lead me on a path to becoming a Dynamics AX developer.  I found X++ to be a pioneering language that allows rapid development and deployment of changes.   Having AX experience has allowed me to work for some great companies and join a group of specialist developers.

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