#GPPT GP Power Tools build 23 released


David Meego - Click for blog homepageI am pleased to announce that the next build of GP Power Tools for Microsoft Dynamics GP (GPPT) is now available for download.

GP Power Tools is the industry leading suite of tools to designed to make your Microsoft Dynamics GP life simpler and easier. Features have been specifically designed and created to enhance the user experience, simplify the administrator experience and provide power debugging and customisation tools to consultants and support engineers.

This is why GP Power Tools should be installed on every workstation of every Microsoft Dynamics GP system globally.

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#VSIT Visual Studio Integration Toolkit build 12 released


David Meego - Click for blog homepageIMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ALL USERS OF VISUAL STUDIO INTEGRATION TOOLKIT

This article is to announce a new build of the Visual Studio Integration Toolkit for Microsoft Dynamics GP (VSIT) is now available for download.

This new build coincides with the change in ordering and support for Visual Studio Integration Toolkit. From now on, Winthrop Development Consultants is handling all distribution and support for Visual Studio Integration Toolkit directly. Mekorma will no longer be involved with this free product.

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#GPPT Using GP Power Tools to track specific changes


David Meego - Click for blog homepageToday’s article comes after a GP Power Tools customer asked for  the ability to track when the Credit Limit on a Customer Master record was changed.

A user of the system had made changes to a customer’s credit limit without permission and the financial controller wanted to be notified if this ever happened again.

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#GPUGSummit Pre Pre Conference GPUG Academy Training


David Meego - Click for blog homepageSo here I am in Nashville, Tennessee USA where I should be listening to music and relaxing. But that is not to be.

Starting on Monday 2nd October, I ran a Dexterity Fundamentals 5 day bootcamp class for GPUG Academy.

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The Pseudo Science of Computer Software Bugs – Part 1


David Meego - Click for blog homepageEvery developer out there tries to write perfect computer software code.

Well, if they are not trying to write perfect code, they should be.

So, what is perfect code? One would hope it is code that functions as it was designed to. Even better if there are actual documented specifications and the software looks and behaves as described in the specifications.

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#SQLServer Working with Dexterity Dates and Times in Transact-SQL


David Meego - Click for blog homepageWhen Dexterity was first implemented on SQL Server for version 3.15, there was a number of decisions made on how to map the datatypes, fields and tables designed for ISAM platforms such as Ctree and Btrieve/Pervasive SQL to work on SQL Server.

One of the decisions was how to map the individual date and time control types to work with the datetime datatype in SQL Server.

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#GPTechConf Update to Controlling Mouse Cursor from Dexterity Tip


David Meego - Click for blog homepageAt last month’s Microsoft Dynamics GP Technical Conference 2017 in Fargo, North Dakota, USA, Mariano and I presented the session “Yet Another 25 Development Tricks and Hacks in 50 Minutes” with tips 51 to 75.

During this session, we presented a tip on how to control the mouse cursor from Dexterity. When developer, Mark Fuglie tried to use the tip, it did not work for him.

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