#GPPT GP Power Tools Build 28 hotfix released


David Meego - Click for blog homepageAfter the release of Build 28 of GP Power Tools, we have been getting some amazing feedback from customers and partners who are pushing the GP Power Tools to its limits and exploring all the cool things they can do.

We have decided to release hotfix build 28.2 which includes some enhancements and fixes based on the feedback.

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Friday Funny: Solution to Crustacean themed algebra maths puzzle


David Meego - Click for blog homepageA few weeks ago I posted a rather bizarre picture algebra maths puzzle. It was the Crustacean themed algebra maths puzzle which looked more like a joke than a real puzzle. However, there is a solution and this article will explain it.

If you have not had a go at solving the puzzle and registering your answer on the poll; Stop reading this solution, click on the link above and go do it now. 🙂

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Benefits Presentation Updated for GP Power Tools Build 28


David Meego - Click for blog homepageWe are pleased to announce that the Benefits Presentation for Winthrop Development Consultants products has been updated to match the recently released builds of GP Power Tools (GPPT), Batch Posting Service Toolkit (BPST) and Visual Studio Integration Toolkit (VSIT).

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Winthrop Products for Microsoft Dynamics GP 18.3 (ISV Drop) Available


David Meego - Click for blog homepageLast Friday Terry Heley from the Microsoft Dynamics GP support and services team in Fargo, North Dakota emailed out a download of the upcoming Microsoft Dynamics GP release to the ISV (Independent Software Developer) community.

This “ISV Drop” is an early build which allows developers to start preparing to support the next version of Microsoft Dynamics GP. It give the GP developer community time to set up their development tools and environments for the new version.

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#MVPBuzz Why I Mentor Robotics


David Meego - Click for blog homepageOK, I admit it…. I am a geek. I love gadgets and technology especially when they are fun to play with. I always have, even before I played with my neighbour’s Sinclair ZX-80 computer when I still lived in the UK. I think the first real gadgets for me were Lego.

I would say it started back in 1977 (4 years before my family moved to Perth, Australia) when I bought one of the first Technical Lego sets ever released, the Lego 850 Fork Lift Truck. I still have this set and the associated Lego 870 Power Pack which could be used to add a motor.

So how did a lifetime love of Lego get me into Robotics?

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#GPPT Free Automatic Lookup Example


David Meego - Click for blog homepageWith the completion of development and release of Build 28 of GP Power Tools, now is the time to publish more examples for the Developer Tools module. Please see the GP Power Tools Samples page for additional examples that you can download and use for free.

This example is simple and can speed up data entry in Microsoft Dynamics GP. It does require GP Power Tools (GPPT) installed and the Developer Tools module registered. If you don’t have GP Power Tools installed or the Developer Tools module registered, feel free to install and start a free 30 day trial period, so you can test out this and the many other samples.

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#CommunitySummit Vote for your GPUG All Stars for 2020


David Meego - Click for blog homepageBob McAdam has announced that voting for the GPUG All Stars for 2020 is open until 21st August 2020. Go vote now before time runs out in three days time.

There are 15 end users and 21 partners nominated and awaiting your votes for this year’s GPUG All Star award. Think of who is out there actively promoting Microsoft Dynamics GP for the great product it is and is helping others with blog posts and helpful responses to forum questions

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#GPPT Free SQL Search across Multiple Fields Lookup Example


David Meego - Click for blog homepageWith the completion of development and release of Build 28 of GP Power Tools, there is now time to publish some of the great examples for the Developer Tools module. Please see the GP Power Tools Samples page for additional examples that you can download and use for free.

This example is amazing and every site with Microsoft Dynamics GP will want it installed. It does require the current Build 28.1 or later installed and the Developer Tools module of GP Power Tools (GPPT) registered. If you don’t have GP Power Tools installed or the Developer Tools module registered, feel free to install and start a free 30 day trial period, so you can test out this and the many other samples.

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#BPST Batch Posting Service Toolkit build 11 released


David Meego - Click for blog homepageWinthrop Development Consultants is pleased to announce Build 11 of Batch Posting Service Toolkit (BPST) for Microsoft Dynamics GP was released on 11-Aug-2020.

This build includes a number of enhancements as well as improvements to the registration, file creation and installer systems.

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#VSIT Visual Studio Integration Toolkit build 16 released


David Meego - Click for blog homepageWinthrop Development Consultants is pleased to announce Build 16 of Visual Studio Integration Toolkit (VSIT) for Microsoft Dynamics GP was released on 11-Aug-2020.

This build includes a number of enhancements as well as improvements to the registration, file creation and installer systems.

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#GPPT GP Power Tools build 28 released


David Meego - Click for blog homepageWinthrop Development Consultants is extremely excited to announce Build 28 of GP Power Tools (GPPT) for Microsoft Dynamics GP was released on 11-Aug-2020.

This build is the biggest ever, incorporating massive enhancements to almost every existing feature as well as adding a host of new features to all modules of GP Power Tools. There have also been many updates and fixes to improve performance and usability throughout the product.

This blog lists some of the major new features and enhancements.  It is a long list, so go grab a cuppa/beverage and make yourself comfortable. To give you an idea of how much has been added, the user guide manual has grown from 425 pages in build 27 to 592 pages in build 28!

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#GPPT Where can I find GP Power Tools Documentation


David Meego - Click for blog homepageGP Power Tools incorporates a feedback survey which it will prompt an administrator user 30 days after a new installation or 2 days after an updated installation.

The history behind the survey goes back to the Support Debugging Tool days. The SDT did not have any registration system and downloads were not being tracked, so it was an attempt to get usage data and product feedback to help justify the continued development of the tool.

Anyhow, one of the questions asks for a score between 1 and 9 for Documentation and a number of respondents have given a low score over the years.

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#GPPT Automating or Customizing the Report Destination Window


David Meego - Click for blog homepageAs promised, following on from the previous article: #Dexterity Automating or Customizing the Report Destination Window, this article shows how you can achieve the automating of the Report Destination dialogs using GP Power Tools – Development Tools module, including the dialogs in the Dexterity Runtime Engine.

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In case you missed it: Dynamics GP ISV Virtual Round Up!


David Meego - Click for blog homepageLast month, nine well known Microsoft Dynamics GP ISVs (Independent Software Vendors) held the first Dynamics GP ISV Virtual Round Up.

The Round Up consisted of nine one hour presentations spread over two days and was offered free to the Microsoft Dynamics GP Community for both Partners and Customers.

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#Dexterity Automating or Customizing the Report Destination Window


David Meego - Click for blog homepageBack in 2009, I posted about Automating or Customizing the Report Destination Window. In that article I discussed that there is more than one version of the Report Destination dialog and that additional methods would be required to control the version that is in the Dexterity Runtime Engine.

This article gets into more detail showing how the control the different dialogs with Dexterity.

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