#GPPT Replacing VBA with GP Power Tools – Developer Tools


David Meego - Click for blog homepageAs a follow on to the recent post : #GPPT Why every GP site needs GP Power Tools – Developer Tools, this article explains the benefits of replacing your VBA (Visual Studio for Applications) and VSTools (Visual Studio Tools for Microsoft Dynamics GP) customizations with GP Power Tools.

It has been prompted by the issues seen because the redistributable version of VBA that is packaged with Microsoft Dynamics GP has reached end-of-life as explained in the following article from the Microsoft Dynamics GP Support and Services team:

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#UserGroupSummit Winthrop Development Consultants at Summit Australia 2019


David Meego - Click for blog homepageWe are closing in on the start of the User Group Summit Australia in Melbourne with only 50 days to go before the conference, which runs between Wednesday 21st and Friday 23rd August 2019. There is also a pre-conference Partner only day on Tuesday the 20th August 2019.

I am really looking forward to this conference as it is the first time there has been a User Group event in Australia and the first time for many years that there has been any event for Microsoft Dynamics GP partners and customers.

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#UserGroupSummit Summit Australia Session Schedule now available


David Meego - Click for blog homepageJust in case you missed it.

The Dynamic Communities team have published the session schedule for the Summit Australia for Microsoft Business Applications 2019 conference being held in Melbourne on 21-23 August 2019.

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Announcing Dexterity Training at User Group Summit 2019 in Orlando, FL, USA


David Meego - Click for blog homepageThe 2019 conference season starts soon (just a week to Johannesburg, South Africa), and it is time to take advantage of the Dexterity Bootcamp training that is being run in the week prior to User Group Summit 2019 in Orlando, Florida, USA.

Dexterity is the development environment that Microsoft Dynamics GP is built on and the best tool to use for any customisation to the user interface of the product. Knowledge of Dexterity is vital for anyone customising Dynamics GP even when using other languages such as C#, VB.Net and even VBA (Visual Basic for Application).

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Announcing Dexterity Training after User Group World Tour 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa


David Meego - Click for blog homepageI will be heading to Johannesburg, South Africa soon for the User Group World Tour 2019 conference organised by Dynamic Communities.

After the conference I have been asked by a customer to run Dexterity Training for some of their staff and so this has been planned to run in the week following the conference. Additional, but limited room, is available at this training and so I am opening this up to any partner or customer who can attend.

Dexterity is the development environment that Microsoft Dynamics GP is built on and the best tool to use for any customisation to the user interface of the product. Knowledge of Dexterity is vital for anyone customising Dynamics GP even when using other languages such as C#, VB.Net and even VBA (Visual Basic for Application).

This training is being offered at a special reduced price and I cannot guarantee that there will be another opportunity to receive this training in the region or at this price.

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#VSIT Visual Studio Integration Toolkit Helper Functions


David Meego - Click for blog homepageThe release of Build 15 of the free product Visual Studio IntegrationToolkit is a bonus to Visual Studio Tools for Microsoft Dynamics GP developers around the globe.

As well as the enhancements to the Menu Navigation functionality and the addition of support for custom Area Pages, Build 15 adds a new Helper functions module with over 220 functions.

This build is the result of a month’s development effort and is why you have not heard much from me on the blog recently.

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#GPPT SOP Batch Maintenance Self Service Scripts


David Meego - Click for blog homepageRecently Steve Endow MVP asked on Twitter if there was a simple solution for moving SOP Transactions from one batch to another batch.

This is something that is easily solved as a Self Service script using the GP Power Tools – Developer Tools module. In fact, I had already created a solution for the same request for a customer in Australia using GP Power Tools. I spoke to the customer, Anand, and he said he was happy for me to post the code on the blog.

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