Utilizing Cloud Services – Part 1

During 2011 I have conducted sessions on utilizing cloud services at various events (Convergence US, Directions EMEA, Dutch Dynamics Community Event, NAV Tech Days, Airlift in Munich and Directions US – and every time I have promised that I would blog about how to do these cool things – how can you as a NAV…

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Connecting to NAV Web Services from the Cloud–part 5 out of 5

If you haven’t already read part 4 (and the prior parts) you should do so here, before continuing to read this post. In this post, I am going to create a small Windows Phone 7 application, which basically will be a phone version of the sidebar gadgets from this post. When we are done, your…

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Connecting to NAV Web Services from the Cloud–part 4 out of 5

If you haven’t already read part 3 you should do so here, before continuing to read this post. By now you have seen how to create a WCF Service Proxy connected to NAV with an endpoint hosted on the Servicebus (Windows Azure AppFabric). By now, I haven’t written anything about security yet and the Proxy1…

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Connecting to NAV Web Services from the Cloud–part 3 out of 5

If you haven’t already read part 2 you should do so here, before continuing to read this post. In part 2 I talked about how to connect to my locally installed NAV Web Service Proxy from anywhere in the world and towards the end, I promised that I would explain how the proxy was build….

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Connecting to NAV Web Services from the Cloud–part 2 out of 5

If you haven’t already read part 1 you should do so here, before continuing to read this post. In part 1 I showed how a service reference plus two lines of code: var client = new Proxy1.ProxyClassClient("NetTcpRelayBinding_IProxyClass"); Console.WriteLine(client.GetCustomerName("10000")); could extract data from my locally installed NAV from anywhere in the world. Let’s start by explaining…

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Connecting to NAV Web Services from the Cloud–Part 1 out of 5

My last post in January 2010 (here) talked about how to create a Proxy for connecting to NAV Web Services from outside the local intranet, by creating a local proxy and exposing this through the firewall to your DMZ. It still isn’t simple though and there are a lot of tasks to complete in order…

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About time to get started again…

Yes, I know. My blog hasn’t been updated for a loooong time and it’s about time to get started again. On November 30th marks it has been 10 month since my last blog entry. A lot of things has happened since January and some things have stayed the same. My favorite product is still Microsoft…

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Web Services Infrastructure and how to Create an Internal Proxy

I am NOT an expert in how to setup a secure network and I do NOT know a lot about firewalls, DMZ setup and all of these things, but I have seen a lot in my 25 years of working with computers and the following (absolutely non-exhaustive) gives a good picture of a common network…

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Connecting to NAV Web Services from VBScript

The Connecting to NAV Web Services series is coming to an end. I think I have covered the majority of platforms from which you would like to connect and use NAV Web Services – some things are easy and some things are a little harder. I did not cover Flash nor did i cover things…

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Connecting to NAV Web Services from Silverlight 3

Please read this post to get a brief explanation of the scenario I will implement in Silverlight. Yes, yes – I know it isn’t a fancy graphical whatever as Silverlight should be, but to be honest – I would rather do something crappy on purpose than trying to do something fancy and everybody would find…

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