Finance and operations

Author: Tina

X++: Export all Dynamics AX 2012 embedded icons

X++: Export all Dynamics AX 2012 embedded icons

Have you ever wanted a folder containing all the icons in AX2012? Then I think you have also searched for a folder somewhere on the server containing the icons and pictures? Search no more! Since I couldn’t find this folder or a piece of code […]

Dynamics and Visual Studio error: “The breakpoint will not currently be hit.”

Dynamics and Visual Studio error: “The breakpoint will not currently be hit.”

If you see the following error while adding a breakpoint to X++ code in Visual Studio: The breakpoint will not currently be hit. No symbols have been loaded for this document. And your breakpoint is empty with a small exclamation mark next to it: Enable […]

Useful commands for AX 7

Useful commands for AX 7

Today marks my first day offical day as AX 7 (Dynamics 365 for Operations) developer. To celebrate I though I would post two commands that have come in useful so far: Internet Information Services (IIS) iisreset /stop iisreset /start iisreset /restart To run the commands, […]

X++: Create a list of child classes or find extended methods

X++: Create a list of child classes or find extended methods

Jet another small X++ job: This job shows a list of child classes per parent class. If you want so see the parent-child relationship in AX2012, the best way is to Right click on the class > Add-ons > Type hierarchy browser. The Type hierarchy […]

List of table fields and types in CSV file

List of table fields and types in CSV file

I wrote a job today to create a list of fields in a table and each field’s data type. You specify a table name in the variables, and it he job exports a list of non-system fields in the format: “Displayed name” (label), “Technical Name” […]

Number sequence error when starting the Upgrade checklist

Number sequence error when starting the Upgrade checklist

Last week we solved a rather annoying issue that popped up in a clean ready-for-upgrade installation. After following the steps in the “AOD code upgrade checklist”, we suddenly saw the error ‘The number sequence for party records is not set.’. It appeard after we’ve imported […]

Second year software developer anniversary

I’ve officially been a Microsoft Dynamics Ax developer for 2 years! 🙂 All and all it’s been a good development year. I’ve had the opportunity to go to two clients on-site, I attended the Development 3 training and a workshop at Microsoft. With the support […]

X++ “Cross reference” for extended data types

I wrote a job to check which fields uses a specific enum. This week I needed something similar for an extended data type and I modified it to work with EDTs instead. The cross reference on the environment I am currently working on is not […]

Development III training, Day 2

Development III training, Day 2

I am back with my notes from development III training. Today was ‘interesting’ since the trainer would tell us things that are not true with the hope that it will encourage us to test and figure things out for ourselves. I guess it’s a good […]

Developer III Training, Day 1

Developer III Training, Day 1

Dynamics AX Development training consists of six courses from an introduction to AOT objects and X++ code, to developing Windows apps that connect to Dynamics AX. I completed Development I and II in my first two weeks as an AX developer and found it incredibly […]