Current marketing determination of Microsoft to rename its solutions: Microsoft Enterprise Solutions Good Plains, Navision, Axapta, CRM and Solomon into Microsoft Dynamics GP, NAV, AX, CRM, SL for Venture Inexperienced Wave 1, intending to merge them into just Microsoft Dynamics in Wave 2. For application developer it should really open up new techniques and opportunities. In this modest short article we are going to orient developer in customization, integration & reporting instruments.
o XML World wide web Providers. Finally all Microsoft Dynamics GP modules will be in your disposition by SDK. At this moment SDK is in progress – but it is crystal clear that it will use eConnect or Integration Object SDK (new title for eConnect). eConnect objects will be expanded and will have website service interface.
o Microsoft Dexterity. In July 2005 we see some signs of Microsoft Dexterity renaissance. Microsoft resumes Fantastic Plains Supply code system – it is accessibility to DYNAMICS.DIC, project and industry support dictionaries with Dexterity scripts (frequent dictionaries, that you can discover in GP workstation folder have sanscript scripts stripped out). System pricing will almost certainly make it offered for substantial and mid-dimensions consulting firms only, but the fact of reopening this method offers some more credits to Microsoft Dexterity and we believe that it will be enjoying job in the up coming 10 years. You can really phone net companies from Microsoft Dexterity.
o Business Portal. Business Portal has all the chances to stage-by-step switch present proprietary interfaces for all Microsoft Dynamics upcoming brands: GP, AX, NAV, SL, apart from probably CRM – it is previously world wide web-primarily based (and MS Outlook-dependent – which is a different strategic course) software. Enterprise Portal will have its individual and with any luck , open for MSDN subscribers SDK with C#, and possibly VB.Internet examples. Organization Portal is .Web software. Furthermore you should really be aware of new rewritten eOrder (new name – Buy Administration) – as you may well know old eOrder was legacy ASP software. Get Management is being integrated into Business Portal.
o Visible Studio. As we will see GP item exposed by way of XML world-wide-web providers – this is in which Visual Studio developer can acquire control (except Dexterity varieties and screens). Visible Studio will be instrument of choice to customize Enterprise Portal, for example
o Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Solutions. These expert services a lot more probably will be a substitute to Terrific Plains ReportWriter and Crystal Stories, in particular when we are talking about Business enterprise Portal.
o Integration. You will have website providers for the vast majority of GP objects. Additionally Integration Manager will far more likely use eConnect/Integration Item SDK technological know-how
o Doc Workflow. It will be a will have to in the shut long run. We know that regular workflow supplier is Lotus Notes/Domino. Microsoft will be operating in this path, wherever Microsoft Sharepoint might engage in a position in the shut upcoming.