After working in the Microsoft Dynamics GP world as a partner consultant, developer and support engineer for the last 25 years or so, I got to see a lot of Project Management.
I got to see a lot of things go right and just as many things go wrong. I saw projects completed on time and projects miss their deadlines. To quote one of my favourite authors, Douglas Adam, “I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.”
I think that the cause of almost all issues with project management is miscommunication, and the following graphic just sums it up.
I recently had issues with one of my products and need to share the cause of the issue and the solution with the Microsoft Dynamics GP development community.
I made changes to all my products late last year, introducing a new registration system. The code uses Visual Studio Tools for Microsoft Dynamics GP addin DLLs written in Visual C# to handle all the communication with the appropriate registration server.
A little while back I was discussing the Microsoft Dynamics GP HTML5 Web Client with an Australian Partner Consultant and he told me about an issue I was not aware of with date formats.
It turns out that the HTML5 web client does not display date formats correctly for anyone outside of North America. More specifically, the date format used in the application windows is in MM/DD/YYYY format regardless of your workstation’s regional settings.
If you haven’t been keeping up with the latest news in the Australian movie scene, here is some information to really get you excited.
After the amazing successes of Crocodile Dundee in 1986 and the follow up movies of Crocodile Dundee II in 1988 and Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles in 2001, it looks like we will finally get another movie.
Mekorma no longer distribute Visual Studio Integration Toolkit and cannot renew subscriptions for the product.
Winthrop Development Consultants now distribute Visual Studio Integration Toolkit directly. To ensure a smooth transition, all existing sites will need to upgrade to build 12 or later before their subscription with Mekorma expires.
Updated builds for all Winthrop Development Consultants products were released in November 2017.
Winthrop Development Consultants are proud to release updated builds for GP Power Tools, Batch Posting Service Toolkit and Visual Studio Integration Toolkit. These builds include fixes and enhancements as well as a new registration system and an automatic check for updates.
Important Note: Please update all your installed Winthrop Development Consultants products at the same time. Failure to do so will cause products not updated to be unregistered.
It is that time of year again. The holiday season has arrived and I will be taking some time off from work and blogging until the new year.
I would like to take this opportunity to wish a everyone a Merry Christmas 2017 and a Happy New Year 2018.