Microsoft Dynamics AX Support

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Dynamics 365 for Operations Payment Connector SDK vs AX 2012 Payment Services SDK

We have a couple blogs related to Dynamics Online Payment Services SDK for Dynamics AX 2012 that can be referenced: AX for Retail: A Better Sample for EFT plug-in (Credit Card processing) AX for Retail 2012: EFT (Credit Card Processing) Sample is Now Available Dynamics 365 for Operations offers a MasterCard and VeriFone out of the box… Read more

AX for Retail 2012 R3: How to deploy customized Commerce Runtime services

We get a number of questions on the exact steps needed to create and deploy customizations to the Commerce Runtime (CRT).  Here is a step-by-step process to get up and running with a very simple customization.  These steps should work with both 2012 R3 and AX7 versions of the Commerce Runtime Method 1:  total replacement… Read more

AX for Retail R3 CU8 Call Center: Fix for Customizing CRT Pricing Engine

One of the main features introduced in AX for Retail R3 was the unified pricing engine in the Commerce Runtime (CRT).  The exact same code is compiled and deployed to Enterprise POS, Mobile POS / Retail Server, Online Store, and the new Call Center.  Furthermore, the source code for the entire pricing engine is included… Read more

Using X++ to add a control at runtime

Adding controls at runtime can be a powerful feature of Microsoft Dynamics AX client development. As a developer you may choose to display a control based on business logic and one way to do this can be with X++. I had a recent case where attempting this caused the Financial dimension fields to not work…. Read more

Dynamics Online Payment Services – Payment Provider Sign Ups

Microsoft Dynamics Online is a free service to link your ERP to a payment provider.  When configuring Microsoft Dynamics Online as your payment gateway, you are provided with 5 payment provider options to connect a merchant account.  These options are listed below and are the only available options to use with this solution.  If you would… Read more

AX for Retail 2012: Customizing the Comments in the Product Grid for Enterprise POS

The Product Receipt Grid in Enterprise POS (EPOS) has always shown additional lines of information under the main item line.  For instance, if you change item quantities, add an item that has a discount, or add comments to a line item, you will see lines like this in the grid: Note that the comments shown… Read more

AX for Retail 2012: Daisy-chaining Blank Operations

In a previous article I showed how easy it is to write a blank operation to add a specific item to a retail transaction: Application.RunOperation(PosisOperations.ItemSale, "0110"); It doesn’t get much simpler than that:  a single line of code. Unfortunately there is a limitation to this method:  you can only add an item with a quantity… Read more

AX for Retail 2012 R2: Using Multiple Blank Operations and Triggers

If you have done any POS development for AX for Retail you are already pretty familiar with the Blank Operation, as it is one of the primary ways to extend the product (see AX for Retail: The Blank Operation Explained for an introduction to the Blank Operation). One of the shortcomings of the Blank Operation… Read more

AX for Retail 2012 R2: Using the Extensions folder for POS Customizations

[Update:  2013-09-28]  For the Extensions folder to function properly the POS must be build 6.2.1000.1629 or higher.  Install KB 2857746 or Cumulative Update 6 to get this fix. One great feature we added in AX for Retail 2012 R2 was a nice place for developers to drop in customizations without overwriting existing services and triggers. … Read more