Is there an interest in basic AX X++ programming Screencasts?

The AX BI team has received a lot of feedback on the AX SSRS screencasts, and we’ve had a couple of requests to expand the coverage beyond SSRS. Specifically, there appears to be some interest for screencasts focused on getting non-AX developers ramped up into using AX and the X++ language. If you think this…

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Need to Document your Keyboard Shortcuts? This Visio template may help.

I needed to document some shortcut keys recently and naturally turned to Visio. Below you can download a Visio drawing file from my SkyDrive that you can use in documenting shortcut keys for your own purposes. URL to VSD File: http://cid-1ff099edb1c7ebfa.office.live.com/self.aspx/Public/Visio/Templates/Sample-Keyboard-Layout.vsd

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Pragmatic Bug Modeling or When will all the bugs be fixed?

I will share a straightforward method to help development teams understand and communicate their ability to address the bugs in their areas. Not all product teams in Microsoft use a method such as the one I will describe below, but many do and there is much to be learned from this exercise. The advantage benefits…

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There’s a new Open Source Reporting Engine in town: MonoReports

  Writing a new reporting engine is challenging that will work for people in real-world situations. As I’ve learned over the last three years – the problems aren’t just about having a cool designer and rendering data into tables or charts. (Trust me on this one. One day I’ll explain all the other components that…

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More AX SSRS Screencasts and Instructions on Getting an AX Enum into a Report

  We are up to 25 screencasts as of last night. You can find the full list here: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/dynamicsaxbi/archive/2010/12/01/ax-ssrs-reporting-screencast-list.aspx In particular I want to call attention to Screencast 25: Getting the Values of an AX Enum into a Report I’ve pasted the code used to retrieve the Enum data into a DataTable public static System.Data.DataTable…

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Lots of new Dynamics AX SSRS Screencasts available

  I’ve been very busy this week working with the engineering team to record a lot of screencasts for Dynamics AX developers trying to learn about SSRS,. The full list of screencasts available – 16 so far – is available here. (and here is a link directly to the youtube channel) We hope the new…

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