2011 Year-End What and When is Microsoft Dynamics GP Releasing?

Wow – it really has been a long time since I’ve posted to the blog.  I’ve just been somewhat busy and time sure does fly. Looks like I need to get back into the swing of things again but I have a number of ideas on topics that you’ll be seeing in the near future…


The Importance of Selecting the Correct Extender Key Fields

I have had a couple of recent cases which highlighted the importance of selecting the correct Key fields when creating Extender objects. Both of the cases involved adding additional user defined fields to an existing Microsoft Dynamics GP window using an Extender Window Object. In both cases, the incorrect fields were selected in the Key…


Support Debugging Tool session at Decisions Fall 2011

My good friend and Convergence co-presenter, Mariano Gomez, will be presenting a 30 minute session on the Support Debugging Tool at the Decisions Fall (Autumn?) 2011 Virtual Conference. The Microsoft Dynamics GP day will be held on the 6th December 2011. Below is a link to the site and the summary of Mariano’s session. Five…


Reminder: Make it YOUR Convergence: Participate in Call for Topics

As you may know, Convergence 2012 will be held at the George R Brown Convention Center 18-21 March 2012 in Houston, Texas, USA. What you might not know is that there is a site where you can make suggestions and ideas for session topics.  You can put forward your ideas for what you want see and…


Support Debugging Tool session at GPUG Summit 2011

My MVP friends, Mariano Gomez & Mark Polino, have agreed to help me out by being my physical representatives at the upcoming GPUG Summit 2011. As I am unable to get there in person, they will be there to answer any questions you might have while I will only be there in a virtual sense….


Quick Tip: Passing Parameters to Background Processes in Dexterity

A couple months ago there was a post on the Partner Forum about Dexterity Oddities. One of the points raised in the post was about passing a text datatype parameter to a procedure called in the background and the fact that the contents of the text variable are lost. The same code called in the…


Quick Tip: Hidden Forms, Command Forms and Dictionary Context issues

This quick tip follows on from my previous post: Quick Tip: Updating Dexterity customizations to work with Security Tasks and Security Roles. There are times when there is a requirement to have some fields on a hidden form (a form with non of the windows set to AutoOpen). One example is when you want code…


Inside Microsoft Dynamics GP: Windows 8 Vision and 64-bit Hyper-V images

Over at the Inside Microsoft Dynamics GP blog, Jay Manley has been busy posting some great articles. I just wanted to point out a couple of technical articles.   Microsoft Dynamics GP “12” – Our Windows 8 Vision With the recent release of videos and information about the upcoming Windows 8, questions have been asked about…


Xbox & Kinect with Windows Phone Xbox Companion App

Now this is cool. With the addition of the Kinect to the Xbox we now have gesture and voice control of the Xbox. I am on the beta program and I must say that changes coming for the Xbox dashboard interface are fantastic and will change the way we use our entertainment and gaming systems. Check out…


Congratulations MVPs Mark and Siva

Over the weekend both Mark Polino and Sivakumar Venkataraman announced that their Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) status for Microsoft Dynamics GP have been renewed for another year. Mark Polino: MVP Renewed  Sivakumar Venkataraman: MVP for the second successive year! Well done to both of you. Keep up the excellent work you do in the…