Using Menus for Visual Studio Tools to launch ad hoc and custom applications

Back in July 2008, I was attending a Developer Toolkit training course run by my friend, Steve Gray. It was during this course that the idea for Menus for Visual Studio Tools was created. Being the geek I am, I had a prototype of the concept running the next day. That code eventually became what…

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Menus for Visual Studio Tools Portal

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Menus for Visual Studio Tools will be available from Winthrop Development Consultants (http://winthropdc.com/MVST) This is the portal page for Menus for Visual Studio Tools for Microsoft Dynamics GP. Find this page using the shortened URL: https://aka.ms/MVST For GP 2013 (v12.0): Current release is Build 9 (Last Modified: 11-Dec-2012).For v10.0 & GP 2010 (v11.0): Current release is…

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Menus for Visual Studio Tools Build 9 for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Released

With the release of Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013, I am pleased to announce the release of Build 9 of Menus for Visual Studio Tools for Microsoft Dynamics GP for version GP 2013 (v12.0). This release for Dynamics GP 2013 is based on the Build 9 code from Dynamics GP 2010 and adds no new features other…

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Menus for Visual Studio Tools Build 9 Released

Well, it has taken a little longer than orginally planned, but I am pleased to announce that Menus for Visual Studio Tools build 9 has now been released for Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0 and Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 (v11.0). When Menus for Visual Studio Tools for Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0 was first released, the plan was that…


Microsoft Visual Studio Tools window does not open

This week an ISV logged a support incident to determine why their Visual Studio Tools for Microsoft Dynamics GP (VSTools) form wouldn’t open.  The customization worked fine on the developer’s machine (of course) but didn’t work when deploying it to the customer site. The ISV was using the Menus for Visual Studio Tools for Microsoft…

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Visual Studio Tools and Dynamics GP Security

Michael Johnson recently discussed Visual Studio Tools Integration with GP Security on his blog.  Michael’s post looked at how you can obtain the credentials you need to log into the SQL Server as the current user. I would like to expand on this a little further.  When I think of Dynamics GP Security, I think…

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Hybrid – Using Menus for Visual Studio Tools from VBA Example

After the release of Menus for Visual Studio Tools for Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0, my good friend Mariano Gomez asked me if it was possible to use the tool to add menus from Visual Basic for Applications (VBA). Mariano was initially working on an approach that would expose the Menus for Visual Studio Tools .NET assembly to…

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Menus for Visual Studio Tools – The wait is over

Some brilliant news for Microsoft Visual Studio developers who use Visual Studio Tools to integrate with Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0. Menus for Visual Studio Tools for Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0 has now been released on PartnerSource  and CustomerSource . While I was in Fargo, ND for the Microsoft Dynamics GP Technical Airlift 2008 last May, I spent some…

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Menus for Visual Studio Tools for Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0

Great News for Visual Studio developers working with Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0. The Issue As I worked more with the Developer Toolkit and in particular Visual Studio Tools for Microsoft Dynamics GP, I found that the main support issue being seen was that it is not possible to add menu entries into the Microsoft Dynamics GP application navigation system…


Developer Toolkit Articles & Links

This is a page to provide links to Developer Toolkit and Integration Manager related articles and materials. The Developer Toolkit contains: Visual Studio Tools for Microsoft Dynamics GP eConnect Web Services Using Visual Basic and Visual C# for its languages.   Knowledge Base (KB) Articles  How to upgrade applications to use the GPConn.dll file or…

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