Development books on Dynamics AX

  The pile of development books on Microsoft Dynamics AX keeps growing. Here is an overview (ordered by publication date): Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 Development Cookbook – 2009 – Dynamics AX 2009 Solve real-world Dynamics AX development problems with over 60 simple but incredibly effective recipes. Link – My review. Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 Programming: Getting…


Dynamic objects in C# 4.0 …and X++

C# 4.0 which recently has been released introduces a new static type with the name dynamic. The semantic of declaring a variable as dynamic is to defer all type checking from compile-time to run-time.  This feature doesn’t enable new run-time capabilities, but it certainly makes your code more readable – especially when you interacting with…


New layout of my blog

As you may have noticed my blog just got a facelift. All MSDN blogs have been updated, mine included.   I hope you like it 🙂   I do.


Review of: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 Development Cookbook

I’ve been pushing off writing this review for a while now; primarily because the kind of book is very hard, if not impossible, to read cover to cover. This is a cookbook, it contains more than 60 recipes on how to accomplish various AX development tasks. I’ve decided to review the book based on the…


Optional parameters in C# and X++

In the upcoming 4.0 version of C# the language now supports optional parameters – just like X++. The following is a valid method declaration in both languages: public void foo(int parameter1, int parameter2 = 0, int parameter3 = 100){} There are a few differences between the languages with regards to optional parameters: Named parameters In…


Review of: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 Programming: Getting Started

This is an excellent book for getting started with AX. The book’s language is straight forward and simple, so you don’t need a computer science education to reap the gold nuggets buried inside. The first half of the book is a case study of a step-by-step implementation of a car rental application. This is a…


Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 Programming: Getting Started

A new book on Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 development has recently been published by Packt Publishing. The book is aimed at developers new to Dynamics AX, and offers what I believe is both a detailed and pragmatic approach by focusing on the most important aspect and providing tons of in-depth step-by-step examples. Naturally, you can…


New X++ Editor

Vincent Nicola from our VS Tools team has posted a blog on the new X++ editor coming in AX6. This certainly is an interesting time to be an AX developer.