Microsoft Dynamics GP Technical Conference 2011 Sessions

David Meego - Click for blog homepageIf you did not see Mariano's post, Microsoft Dynamics GP Technical Conference 2011 sessions now out!, I wanted to let you know that the Technical Conference sessions are now available and provide the details of the sessions I will be presenting with Mariano Gomez and Patrick Roth.

This time around Mariano and I will be presenting ways a developer can use the Support Debugging Tool to help debug or prototype code.  We will also be presenting a session on customization tools targeted at the developer new to the Microsoft Dynamics GP product.

I will also be working with Patrick to present a session on the best methods of upgrading customizations developed with the various tools available. We will be highlighting the tricks and tips to make the upgrade process simple as well as pointing out some of the common problems you might come across.


The session details are:


Development Troubleshooting with the Support Debugging Tool
Presenters: David Musgrave and Mariano Gomez, MVP

Following the success of this session at Convergence Atlanta 2010, David Musgrave and Mariano Gomez return to the Microsoft Dynamics GP Technical Conference with a number of advanced features included in the now popular Support Debugging Tool. Learn how to debug and trace your customizations, build temporary fixes, and troubleshoot development issues and problems with dictionaries. Discover some of the tricks used by the Microsoft Developer Support team. Presenters will demonstrate real life scenarios and work through their resolutions.


  • Manual Logging Mode
  • Advanced Debugger Mode
  • Dictionary Control
  • Scripting and Triggers
  • SQL Execute and Runtime Execute features
  • Exporting and Importing fixes


Introduction to Microsoft Dynamics GP Customization Tools
Presenters: David Musgrave and Mariano Gomez, MVP

New to Microsoft Dynamics GP? Welcome to this jam packed session where Microsoft’s David Musgrave and MVP Mariano Gomez will walk you through the different customization tools available to address your next project. If you have plans for a Microsoft Dynamics GP customization, but you don’t know where to start and are skeptical about future upgrade issues, then this session is for you. Gain some introductory knowledge of Modifier and Report Writer with Visual Basic for Applications, Dexterity and Visual Studio Tools with two of the leading Community experts, who will contrast the tools and help you sort through the complicated terminology, to bring you a clear picture of the choices available for your next project.


  • Where to start?
  • Modifier and Report Writer with Visual Basic for Applications
  • Dexterity
  • Visual Studio Tools
  • Resources


Best Practices and Tips for Upgrading Your ISV Solution
David Musgrave and Patrick Roth

Updating your customization is easier than you think. Following the available documentation and some best practices- you’ll have your Dexterity, Visual Studio Tools, or Web Service application up and running in no time. Come watch and learn as we go through example updates and talk about common problems (and their solutions) ISV’s will run across when upgrading applications.


Check out the Microsoft Dynamics GP Technical Conference 2011 website and click in the Speakers and Sessions link for more session information.


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