Since forever, the pundits have been preaching the demise of Great Plains Dynamics / Microsoft Dynamics GP.
When I joined Microsoft in 2001, one of the things that influenced my decision was the thinking that Dexterity (the language behind Dynamics GP) was going to die and so I decided that I would be better off inside Microsoft than continue working as an ISV (Independent Software Vendor).
Now sixteen years later in 2017 and I am back working as an ISV, and Dexterity, along with Microsoft Dynamics GP, is still going strong… despite the launch of Dynamics 365.
At the end of last year, Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 R2 was released.
If you have not already installed/updated to this build, Microsoft has released lots of information about the new features in blogs, documentation and video forms.
Time to vote.
This is the sixth in a series of blog posts where I will be highlighting Microsoft Connect product suggestions that need the community’s support. If you agree with the product suggestion, please help get as many votes as you can.
In the last eight years, there have been an increasing number of display issues when using Microsoft Dynamics GP on high resolution monitors. There are a number of different factors coming into play which cause Dynamics GP to display incorrectly.
This article explains the issues, their causes and their solutions and finally explains how GP Power Tools makes the solutions extremely simple to implement.
This blog article has been prompted by the thread below on the Microsoft Dynamics GP community forum:
I had responded with some information on the thread, but when I tried to implement the suggestions I made, I found that it was not actually possible and that other methods would be needed.
Following on from my previous post: Solving Performance Problems with Microsoft Dynamics GP and Windows 10 – Part 1, I was still not happy with the performance of Dexterity and Microsoft Dynamics GP on my newly updated Windows 10 development machine.
This article takes you through the steps to get your Dexterity and/or Dynamics system running fast on Windows 10.
Now that I am running Windows 10 and am starting to get back to work with developing for Microsoft Dynamics GP and Dexterity, I have been noticing some serious performance issues.
This article takes you through the steps I used to identify the issue and what I did to resolve the issues. After making the changes listed in this and the next article I am happy with my Windows 10 development environment.