Reading Kindle E-Books on your PC: Redux

You Kindle fans may remember my original blog post on the Kindle: Stopping the Amazon Kindle for PC Application from Crashing on Windows 7   Here’s what happened since that post A lot of people read the post Most were helped by the instructions Some said the instructions made no difference Some months later, the…


Computer display size calculator

Surprisingly, could not find quick tool to compare various screen sizes and resolutions. It is useful to understand why a modern 14 inch display (with 16:9 ratio) is almost a centimeter shorter vertically than older 12 inch (with 4:3 ratio). So here it is: https://mentin.github.io/misc/screen_size.html

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Dynamics AX 2012: An Introduction to Report Data Providers

  We just published a screencast that started exploring a new concept in AX 2012: the Report Programming Model and Report Data Providers.   In addition to the screencast I wanted to use this post to elaborate on the topic shown in the screencast.   BUSINESS LOGIC IN REPORTS When I discuss "business logic" in…


Dynamics AX 2012: A Preview of SSRS Report Deployment

  Our latest screencast gives a good preview of how SSRS Report Deployment has changed in AX 2012. Screencast   Key Points You can Deploy SSRS Reports From: AOT in from AX Development Environment Solution Explorer in Visual Studio 2010 AX Management Shell using Powershell Deployment is reliable and significantly faster than AX 2009 You…


The Keynote SSRS report from the AX Technical Conference

  At the Dynamics AX Technical Conference 2011 we wanted to demonstrate some of the power that SSRS gives AX – in other words show we wanted to give a concrete example of the benefits of SSRS over the legacy MorphX reports. About a week before the conference several people started working on this little…


Enable CDC fails with error Msg 22830, Level 16, State 1, Procedure sp_cdc_enable_db_internal

Enable CDC fails with error Msg 22830, Level 16, State 1, Procedure sp_cdc_enable_db_internal Chris Skorlinski SQL Server Escalation Services Problem While enabling Change Data Capture (CDC) on database you get following error: EXECUTE sys.sp_cdc_enable_db Msg 22830, Level 16, State 1, Procedure sys.sp_cdc_enable_db_internal, Line 198 [Batch Start Line 8] Could not update the metadata that indicates…