Developing for Dynamics GP Blog is dead, long live the Developing for Dynamics GP Blog


David Meego - Click for blog homepageThis story starts back in July 2008 while I was a Microsoft employee attending some developer training in Fargo run by my friend Steve Gray (of 4Penny and DynDeveloper fame).

After seeing Steve post some tidbit of technical knowledge to his blog, I decided to create my own blog so that I could publish articles then reference these articles when responding to forum posts. This was how the Developing for Dynamics GP Blog started.

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Knowledge Base Article References


David Meego - Click for blog homepageThe first work in the process of Saving the Developing for Dynamics GP Blog has started with creation of two new pages on this blog with links to reference Knowledge Base (KB) Articles.

These pages consolidate all the KB Articles from the six Articles & Links pages from the Developing For Dynamics GP blog.

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Saving the Developing for Dynamics GP blog


David Meego - Click for blog homepageMany of you have probably read an article or two from my previous blog on Microsoft’s MSDN, the Developing for Dynamics GP blog. This blog was created in July 2008 and had published 1,130 articles by the time I left Microsoft in October 2014.

Even though there has been no new content added to the blog since I left, the blog is still one of the most popular Microsoft Dynamics GP related blogs. In fact, the Worldmaps tracking shows that the site is ranked 4th in the leaderboard and gets over 20,000 hits a month.

Microsoft is planning to deprecate MSDN blogs by the end of March and I am working to ensure that this valuable resource is not lost to the community.

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Life Cycle for CanTeen – OnRoad Ride 2019


David Meego - Click for blog homepageHello everyone for 2019.

I cannot believe that January is almost over and this is my first post for the year. It shows that I have been really busy working on the upcoming Build 26 of my flagship product, GP Power Tools. More details in another article soon.

Anyhow, this article is not work related. I would like to ask for your support for a great fundraising project that is very close to home.

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Action Required: User Group Summit Australia 2019 in Melbourne


David Meego - Click for blog homepageDynamics Communities is finally planning to bring the User Group Summit conference down under to Melbourne, Australia on 21-23 August 2019.

No, this is not an April Fool post, it is true. However, whether it will have content for Microsoft Dynamics GP has not yet been confirmed.

So, please read on for your URGENT CALL TO ACTION ….

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#MSDynGP Don’t Believe All The Microsoft Sales Hype


David Meego - Click for blog homepageLast week, I was having an email conversation with a partner friend in New Zealand and he mentioned that he had recently gained a number of existing Microsoft Dynamics GP customers from larger partners (VARs) who have decided to de-emphasize their Dynamics GP line of business.

My friend’s comment was this was short sighted and that it was sad when the fight for a quick dollar overrides the value of a long term relationship. His comments prompted me to write this “opinion” article.

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Friday Funny: More on AFL: Australian Football League


David Meego - Click for blog homepageToday for the Friday Funny article I have decided to revisit a topic I posted about three years ago…. Our national sport: AFL or Australian Football League or Australian Rules Football or Aussie Rules or just Footy.

I am originally from the UK and was only introduced to AFL when I arrived in Australia as a 13 year old in 1981. I have never been a huge sports fan, but enjoy watching skilful athletes playing regardless of the discipline or code. FYI: We have seven football codes in Australia: Aussie Rules, Rugby Union, Rugby League, Football (Soccer), Gird Iron (American Football), Gaelic Football and International Rules (a Gaelic football & AFL mashup).

I wanted to share AFL with you again after my recent trip to Fargo when I showed some videos to one of the staff at the hotel and he was amazed by what he saw. It seems that many people outside of Australia mistakenly believe that Rugby is the biggest football code in Australia and don’t realise that AFL is completely different from Rugby (even if the ball is a similar shape).

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