Revisited: Customise the Microsoft Dynamics GP Splash Screen


David Meego - Click for blog homepageThis is a reposting of an article I originally wrote on my Developing for Dynamics GP blog. As I can no longer keep the post updated on that blog, I am reposting an updated version here.

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Revisited: Dynamics GP (Great Plains) Historical Timeline


David Meego - Click for blog homepageThis is a reposting of an article I originally wrote on my Developing for Dynamics GP blog. As I can no longer keep the post updated on that blog, I am reposting an updated version here.

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End of an Era: Farewell Dave Gaboury & the Creation of Dexterity – Part 2


Dave Gaboury - Click for blog homepageThis is a reposting of an article Dave Gaboury originally wrote on my Developing for Dynamics GP blog.

If you have not read the first post in this series, please read it now:

End of an Era: Farewell Dave Gaboury & the Creation of Dexterity – Part 1

Here is the continuing story of the creation of Dexterity and Dynamics from Dave Gaboury.

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End of an Era: Farewell Dave Gaboury & the Creation of Dexterity – Part 1


Dave Gaboury - Click for blog homepageThis is a reposting of an article Dave Gaboury and I originally wrote on my Developing for Dynamics GP blog.

Back in 1998 when I was experimenting with Cross Dictionary Dexterity Development in version 4.00 and version 5.00, I was contacted by Dave Gaboury from Great Plains in Fargo. He was currently developing cross dictionary triggers for Dexterity 5.10 and wanted my feedback and help testing the new Trigger_ Function Library commands he had created. This was the start of my friendship with Dave Gaboury…. one of the fathers of Dexterity, and hence Dynamics.

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Do not use the DEX_ROW_ID table column in your Customizations and Integrations


David Meego - Click for blog homepageThis is a reposting of an article I originally wrote on my Developing for Dynamics GP blog.

Today, I responded on a post on the Partner Forum asking “Can the DEX_ROW_ID change for a record over time?“. In this case the partner had seen the values for DEX_ROW_ID change on the GL20000 (GL_YTD_TRX_OPEN) and GL30000 (GL_Account_TRX_HIST) tables. This caused problems for an integration to an external system that used the DEX_ROW_ID as a key field.

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The Creation of the Support Debugging Tool


David Meego - Click for blog homepageThis is a reposting of an article I originally wrote on my Developing for Dynamics GP blog.

If you have seen me present on the Support Debugging Tool for Microsoft Dynamics GP, you know that I usually give a brief overview of why the tool was created. After a chat with my co-presenter, Mariano Gomez, The Dynamics GP Blogster, I decided that it would be worth explaining a bit more about the support case which is responsible for the creation of the tool.

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Revisiting: “Welcome to Dynamics”


David Meego - Click for blog homepageThis is a reposting of an article I originally wrote on my Developing for Dynamics GP blog.

This post has me revisiting a post from the past with an update.

While working on a performance case recently, I was analysing a Process Monitor log and noticed something interesting.  In the log there was an attempt to reference a GPSSystemStart.wav file in the Windows folder with the result failing with NOT_FOUND.  I decided to investigate further….

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