Microsoft Dynamics Mobile Has Been Discontinued

Microsoft Dynamics Mobile for Microsoft Dynamics AX and Microsoft Dynamics NAV has been discontinued. For more information, please visit PartnerSource at https://mbs.microsoft.com/partnersource/solutions/mobile. In response to questions in the marketplace, we made this strategic decision to discontinue the current development of Microsoft Dynamics Mobile for Microsoft Dynamics AX and Microsoft Dynamics NAV due to the broad…

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Configuring Permissions For Processing Mobile Documents in Microsoft NAV 2009

For a mobile document to process from the mobile document service to Microsoft Dynamics 2009, there are several permission settings in Microsoft Dynamics 2009 that you must configure. The permission settings vary depending on whether the mobile document service communicates with Microsoft Dynamics 2009 through an Application Server or a Web Service. Note: For Microsoft…

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Dynamics AX Mobile 1.5 SSIS Package Failure when using SQL Server collation Danish_Norwegian_CI_AS

Recently we received some feedback around the SQL Server with Danish and Norvegian collation and we will like to communicate this work around to solve the problem. Error Description:  When running the Dynamics Mobile SSIS Package in SQL Server 2005/2008 the package may fail with messages similar to:                 Package Execution Utility:  “Error: SSIS Error…


How to code your own barcode enabled tasklets (Motorola and Intermec devices)

This is an installment of Barcode Scanning With Microsoft Dynamics Mobile series. This article is targeted at developers who want to start using the barcode scanner capabilities of Microsoft Dynamics Mobile 1.5 framework. It supports Motorola (formerly Symbol) and Intermec devices. After you have read this article and followed its tutorial part you will be…

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How to enable barcode scanning on existing Microsoft Dynamics Mobile tasklets

This is an installment of Barcode Scanning With Microsoft Dynamics Mobile series. … and concurrently it is the shortest blog article I have ever written 🙂 Just follow the MSDN link: How to: Set Up Barcode Scanning for Mobile Sales. Use this approach for SimpleList or similarly for ItemList tasklet.

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Where To Get Barcode Drivers

This is an installment of Barcode Scanning With Microsoft Dynamics Mobile series. Barcode drivers are the most essential prerequisites for barcode scanning functionality on a particular device. Out of the box, Microsoft Dynamics Mobile supports two barcode enabled device manufacturers:  Motorola (formerly Symbol) and Intermec. To achieve any barcode related functionality you need to acquire…

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Barcode Scanning With Microsoft Dynamics Mobile

My plan is to post a short series of articles related to barcode scanning experience with Microsoft Dynamics Mobile. Today’s post should act as an overview of posted and will-be-posted articles touching the barcode functionality. Here is the plan: Barcode scanning prerequisites: Where to get barcode drivers How to enable barcode scanning on existing Microsoft…

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Unit Testing DocumentHandlers With Parameters

In my previous post, I described how to unit test custom DocumentHandlers. When your DocumentHandler has one or more DocumentHandlerParameters, you have to manually assign values to these, since, during unit testing, the DocumentHandler instance runs outside the warm and fuzzy Mobile Server environment. This is as simple as setting the property to the desired…

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Unit Testing DocumentHandlers

As I promised in a previous post, I’d like to discuss how to unit test a custom DocumentHandler. There’s really nothing to it: Just create a new instance of your DocumentHandler and start invoking its members. Here’s a test of the Submit method: [TestMethod]public void SubmitWillReturnCorrectDescription(){    // Fixture setup    string anonymousXml = “<anonymous>XML</anonymous>”;    Guid anonymousMessageId…

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DocumentHandlerParameter Best Practices

When you create a custom DocumentHandler, it is very likely that you may need to supply it with some configuration data. Common examples include the address of your back-end server, credentials to the back-end system, etc. DocumentHandlers can be configured by adding public read/write string properties and decorating them with the DocumentHandlerParameter attribute. This is…

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