Winthrop Development Consultants Newsletter – May 2019

David Meego - Click for blog homepageSince the end of the 2018 conference season we have been hard at work updating our product range. This includes two major updates to GP Power Tools and new releases for Batch Posting Service Toolkit and Visual Studio Integration Toolkit. To take advantage of all the new features, enhancements and fixes (for free), please update to the latest code.

If you want to learn more about the benefits of our product range, please watch the short presentation:

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Login Performance Issue When Not Internet Connected

David Meego - Click for blog homepageA recent support case identified that, on systems which are not internet connected, Winthrop Development Consultants products can cause a significant delay when logging into Microsoft Dynamics GP.

This article explains the cause and what has been done to resolve this issue in the latest builds.

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#BPST Batch Posting Service Toolkit build 10 released

David Meego - Click for blog homepageWinthrop Development Consultants is pleased to announce Build 10 of Batch Posting Service Toolkit (BPST) for Microsoft Dynamics GP was released on 20-Dec-2018.

This build incorporates a new suite of service procedures which allow for creating, editing and deleting batches. Microsoft Dynamics GP offers Service Based Architecture (SBA) web services for adding transactions to existing batches, but provides no method to create the batches. Batch Posting Service Toolkit now provides that functionality as well as its existing posting functionality to complete the process from beginning to end.

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New presentation on the Benefits of Winthrop Development Consultants products is now available

David Meego - Click for blog homepageSelling GP Power Tools for Microsoft Dynamics GP has always been an interesting affair. If you can get a customer to sit and watch a demo (live or on video from the GPPT Portal), they immediately see the benefits and want the product. However, it is usually the people who work with the product day to day who see the demo and then they find it hard to sell to management.

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GPD Pocket 2 7″ Mini Laptop Windows 10 PC

David Meego - Click for blog homepageYou might have seen my posts on Twitter and Facebook recently about my new toy mini laptop PC, the crowd funded GPD Pocket 2.

I have been burnt before with crowd funded projects (I supported 3 smartwatches and only one make it to production and it under-delivered 😦 ), so I was wary of getting involved again. However, this was the second generation of the GPD Pocket and demo devices had already been delivered to a number of YouTube reviewers. I felt fairly safe to get involved with crowd funding again, as this would give me a discount and get the device earlier.

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#GPPT #BPST #VSIT Solution to Registration issues on Winthrop Development Consultants products

David Meego - Click for blog homepageIf you are using GP Power Tools, Batch Posting Service Toolkit, or Visual Studio Integration Toolkit and are having registration issues there is most probably a very simple solution.

This article assumes that your GP Power Tools or Batch Posting Service Toolkit subscriptions are current. Visual Studio Integration Toolkit is free, its subscription is always current.

The quick answer is to just update to the latest code. Read on for more details…

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#GPPT #BPST PLEASE READ: Special promotion for Pennies for Taylor

David Meego - Click for blog homepageAbout seven weeks ago, my good friend, fellow MVP & GPUG All-Star, blogger and past co-presenter, Shawn Dorward‘s life was turned upside down when his eighteen year old son, Taylor was involved in a drowning accident.

Thanks to Taylor’s friends and the emergency teams, Taylor survived but has suffered significant brain damage. He is now on the long road to recovery and making great progress.

Please read on and watch the video to see how you can help and for more information on the special promotion that I am running through Winthrop Development Consultants. Taylor needs your support.

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