2011 going on 2012

The year 2011 has been an amazing year for AX. Most remarkably, of course, has been the launch of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012. Being an engineer, on a team working on a product for several years before finally making it public available, is in all honesty a mixed experience. On one hand you are the…


Deploying AX 2012 Customizations

Models, XPOs, Model store files, signing, uninstall, metadata, compilation, IL, move between environments – are you on top of them all? If not, here is a very useful whitepaper: http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=26571


Technical Conference 2011–Wrapping up

Thank you for attending Microsoft Dynamics AX EMEA Technical Conference 2011. I was given the privileges of presenting two sets of features that the Developer and Partners Tools team has been building in this release: Models and new features in MorphX. In the latter breakout Pawel Kruk gave us a deep-dive into the TFS integration…


Microsoft Dynamics AX Technical Conference 2011–A great start

The EMEA version of Microsoft Dynamics Technical Conference 2011 for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 is now officially started. The keynote this morning started with Christian Pedersen talking about the launch of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012. It is the biggest launch of an ERP product to date. Hal Howard followed talking about the core pillars of…


Dynamics AX EMEA Technical Conference 2011–Just a weekend away

Monday morning Microsoft opens the doors for the EMEA Technical Conference focusing on Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 in Nice in southern France. The weather forecast is good, the scenery is perfect and the country well-known for its culinary offerings and hospitality. But the excitement next week is elsewhere. I’m going to stay indoors, meet with…


Session list for AX Technical Conference in Nice 2011

The session list is now available – 3 key notes, 60 break-out sessions and 24 chalk’n talks: http://www.microsoft.com/dynamics/DynamicsAXtechnicalconference2011/Content.aspx Remember to sign-up.


Dynamics AX EMEA Technical Conference 2011

See the future of Microsoft Dynamics ERP. Learn more about Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012, the most innovative ERP release to date. With Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 entering the market, Microsoft introduces an innovative and Powerfully Simple ERP solution. At this Microsoft Dynamics AX – Technical Conference Fall Edition, you can jumpstart your product and technology…


AX 2012 Meta Model

Like previous releases Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 provides a model driven development platform. It enables us developers to create a business application using predefined types of building blocks (aka. concepts) – each targeted a specific purpose. To be an effective X++ developer you need to know the building blocks and how they relate. What is…


Dynamics AX 2012 – The compiler output window

This is a prominent and frequently used form in the developer workspace – so shouldn’t it be sleek and user friendly? Here is an annotated screenshot of the final result (click the image for a large version). What do you think? Sometimes the value added by a garage-project becomes so obvious to everyone, that it…


Development training available for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

The development training has just been made available for AX 2012. Here are the courses: 80303: Development I in Microsoft Dynamics® AX 2012 for Development (ILT and e-Learning) 80304: Development II in Microsoft Dynamics® AX 2012 for Development (ILT and e-Learning) 80312: Development III in Microsoft Dynamics® AX 2012 for Development (ILT) The course material…