Customising the Company Login window series Part 4 – Visual Studio Tools


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

GP Power Tools – Administrator Tools Module can provide this functionality without needing customizations. (http://WinthropDC.com/GPPT)

Following on from my previous posts: Customising the Company Login window series Part 1 – IntroductionCustomising the Company Login window series Part 2 – Visual Basic for Applications and Customising the Company Login window series Part 3 – Dexterity, here is a discussion about trying to create a solution using Visual Studio Tools.

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Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 SP2 – Things to consider when moving your Visual Studio Tools add-ins to the web client


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

One of the features included in the Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Service Pack 2 release was the ability to now render Visual Studio Tools customizations in the web client. For those of you that missed the overview session of this feature at the recent Microsoft Dynamics GP Technical Airlift 2013, I thought I’d share some “things to consider” in a post.

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Using Menus for Visual Studio Tools to launch ad hoc and custom applications


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

Back in July 2008, I was attending a Developer Toolkit training course run by my friend, Steve Gray. It was during this course that the idea for Menus for Visual Studio Tools was created. Being the geek I am, I had a prototype of the concept running the next day. That code eventually became what you know as Menus for Visual Studio Tools.

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Quick Tip: Debugging Visual Studio Tools


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

Let’s jump right in. We debug our Visual Studio applications over and over; and attaching to the test environment is among the most important, and time-consuming skills we use. (How many times have I launched GP2010 when I was thinking of GP2013?)

Of course we all simplify our testing by building the dll and pdb files directly in the DynamicsAddins folder (right?). If not, start doing that.

Were that the only thing to learn here, that knowledge alone would be worth the price of admission. But it’s a fairly obvious step, and many of us already send the built dll file to the folder.

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Menus for Visual Studio Tools Portal


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

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Menus for Visual Studio Tools is now Visual Studio Integration Toolkit from Winthrop Development Consultants (http://winthropdc.com/VSIT)

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Menus for Visual Studio Tools Build 9 for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Released


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

With the release of Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013, I am pleased to announce the release of Build 9 of Menus for Visual Studio Tools for Microsoft Dynamics GP for version GP 2013 (v12.0).

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Quick Tip: Capturing the Save Event with Visual Studio Tools


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

I recently responded to a community post which was asking how to ensure that all save events from the Item Maintenance window were captured using Visual Studio Tools. The aim was to make sure that the additional fields added to the window with Modifier were saved when the item data in the window was saved.

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Microsoft Dynamics GP Addins DAG Utility


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

Today, I have another treat for Visual Studio Tools developers.

After I posted the article: How to update Microsoft Dynamics GP Visual Studio Tools Addins on a live system, I was contacted by another community member, Srinivas Ramidi. He has created a little utility that makes using the DAG (Dictionary Assembly Generator) tool easier by providing a Graphical User Interface (GUI) to the tool.

Srinivas was graciously willing to share his utility and asked if I could post it.

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Working with Dates in Integration Manager VBScript


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

Today I worked with my colleague Rob on an Integration Manager for Microsoft Dynamics GP issue.

We had a customer who was importing some General Ledger journals into their system and wished for the journals to be set up as reversing journals with the Reversing Date set up as the first date of the next month. The plan was to use the following script to manipulate the Transaction Date to create the Reversing Date.
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How to update Microsoft Dynamics GP Visual Studio Tools Addins on a live system


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

Today I have a treat for all the Visual Studio Tools developers out there.

While at Microsoft Convergence 2012 Houston, I was approached by Luc St-Yves to discuss a tool that he was creating that would allow Visual Studio Tools Addins to be updated on a live system. This is especially useful on a terminal server or Citrix system where you cannot get every user to disconnect when you want to put an update into production.

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Menus for Visual Studio Tools Build 9 Released


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

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Menus for Visual Studio Tools is now Visual Studio Integration Toolkit from Winthrop Development Consultants (http://winthropdc.com/VSIT)

Well, it has taken a little longer than orginally planned, but I am pleased to announce that Menus for Visual Studio Tools build 9 has now been released for Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0 and Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 (v11.0).

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Visual Studio Tools and Dynamics GP Security


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

Michael Johnson recently discussed Visual Studio Tools Integration with GP Security on his blog.  Michael’s post looked at how you can obtain the credentials you need to log into the SQL Server as the current user.

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Getting Started with Visual Studio Tools for Microsoft Dynamics GP


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

The Dynamics GP Blogster, Mariano Gomez, has begun an awesome series of posts about how a Dexterity developer can get started using Visual Studio Tools for Microsoft Dynamics GP.

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Background process is running: Exit Aborted message


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

In a recent newsgroup posting, I was helping a Visual Studio Tools developer whose users were receiving the following message when they went to exit Microsoft Dynamics GP.

Background process is running: Exit Aborted

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