Known Issue: Relative path errors when using version control

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012   OBSERVATIONS Relative path errors occurring in customer deployments when referencing shared assemblies Customers use a version control system like TFS to manage developer customizations Errors occur when developer customizations are ported into stabilization/production environment   OVERVIEW Unlike classes, forms, & queries, compiled C# assemblies cannot be merged across layers.  Instead,…

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How To: Long Running Reports

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2   Overview One segment of reports worthy of its own classification are those operational reports that incur heavy processing time due to the number of objects involved in generating the report data set.  The vast majority of our out-of-box reports take on average <1 minute to render to screen depending…

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How To: Displaying Reports using PDF Viewers

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012   Let’s face it, inconsistencies in pagination rules applied by the various SQL Server Reporting Services rendering engines can be a pain for customers.  Customers are not concerned with the differences in viewing an HTML document in a browser versus directing the file to PDF or Word.  MSDN offers a thorough overview of…

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What’s New: Comparison Tool Enhancements

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2   Overview Now available for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2, the Code Comparison tool includes support for SSRS Report design nodes. These enhancements were made to address some of the feedback we’ve received from our development community.  Instead of flat text comparison of the RDL, we now offer an integrated experience with…

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Events: Microsoft Dynamics AX Technical Conference 2014

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 (CU7) _________________________________________________________________________________________________ Wow, what an event….? Just wrapping up our final sessions at this year’s AX Technical Conference in Bellevue, WA.  This year, we introduced to our awesome community of AX customers and partners some of the new framework enhancements we’re rolling out in the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 CU7 Release which…

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