Parallel X++ Compilation for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 with Cumulative Update 7

In this post we describe the new AXBuild.exe utility that you can use to increase the speed of a compilation of all X++ source code and metadata validation. AXBuild became available in November 2013 as part of cumulative update 7 (cu7) for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2. There are initial clarifications to understand about AXBuild:…

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Navigating the AX Application Explorer in Visual Studio

In the last post we introduced the AX Application Explorer in Visual Studio, as the central hub for all AX development in Visual Studio. Now we will take a quick look at the navigation in the AX Application Explorer. Since the AOT is the AX developers home, we preserved the same UI look and feel,…

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AX Application Explorer in Visual Studio

Visual Studio Tools for Microsoft Dynamics AX. A set of integration components for Visual Studio, that transform Visual Studio in an AX centric, model based, highly integrated, repository based environment. The first step is to surface the AX metadata in Visual Studio: The AX Application Explorer, displays the AOT inside of Visual Studio. Think of…

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