Developing for Microsoft Dynamics GP

Developing for Microsoft Dynamics GP
  • More on SQL Server Connection issues with Microsoft Dynamics GP

    I have been working on a recent support case that had a situation that makes me want to raise this topic again. In the past, I have posted a number of articles discussing reasons for connections to SQL Server to be lost. When Microsoft Dynamics GP...
  • The story behind Windows XP's Bliss wallpaper

    This is a follow on from my post last week: Goodbye Windows XP - Hello Windows 8.1 Update , where we discussed the end of support for Windows XP. What do Autumn, Azul, Bliss, Radiance, Red moon dessert, Stonehenge and Wind all have in common? Ok...
  • Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview is available

    In the last couple of weeks I have posted about the Windows Phone 8.1 update that is coming to all Windows Phone 8 devices in the coming months. To learn more please review the previous articles: What's New in Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows 8...
  • OneNote Mac is now available for free (Fun Video)

    OneNote is a great tool for storing and sharing ideas, but until recently users of Mac computers could not join in the fun. The OneNote engineering team have found a great way to announce the launch of OneNote Mac. OneNote Mac - The Song [Parody...
  • Windows Phone 8.1: More on Cortana and Guinness World Record

    Last week, I posted about What's New in Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows 8.1 Update . Today, I wanted to post some videos of what is in store for users of Windows Phone 8, who will be getting the Windows Phone 8.1 update for free. So below are...
  • Goodbye Windows XP - Hello Windows 8.1 Update

    Today heralds the end of an era. After 12 years, support for Microsoft Windows XP will end on today, 8 th April 2014 (in around 14 hours time after this article is published). This comes as no surprise as the date for the end of Windows XP extended...
  • Microsoft Convergence 2014 Atlanta - Wrap Up

    Sorry, I know this is a little late. The Microsoft Convergence 2014 conference was recently held in Atlanta between 3 rd and 7 th March 2014. While I was not able to attend, some of my friends and colleagues were able to and some blogged about their...
  • What's New in Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows 8.1 Update

    Yesterday, the Build 2014 conference started in San Francisco, California, USA. It runs from the 2 nd to 4 th April. What this means is that it is time for lots of announcements on the future of Microsoft products. So, here is Joe Belfiore presenting...
  • Bring your Bathing Costumes to Stampede in Fargo

    You have probably heard that there is going to be a combined sales and technical conference in Fargo, North Dakota, USA on the 10 th to 12 th November 2014. While the name for the conference is still not 100% confirmed, a lot of people like the idea...
  • Installing Microsoft Dynamics GP clients using System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)

    This article has its beginnings in a support case for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Word Templates. The problem reported by the customer was that whenever they tried to import a word template back into Dynamics, they would receive the following error...
  • Titanfall has arrived

    If you are not into gaming or were hiding last week, you might have missed the launch of what is going to be a huge contender for Game of the Year. On 11 th March 2014, Titanfall for Xbox One and PC was released with the Xbox 360 version due on...
  • Australian Bankers Association Australian Direct Entry EFT File Format

    Hello to the Australian Microsoft Dynamics GP community. Today I wanted to post online the results of a support case we had where we were trying to make the built in EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer) functionality of Microsoft Dynamics GP work with the...
  • Vendor ID field is required on Void Historical Payables Transactions window in Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 SP2

    We have seen a few support cases recently about a change to the Void Historical Payables Transactions and Void Open Payables Transaction windows in Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Service Pack 2. Here are the details of the enhancement from the Inside Microsoft...
  • HELP NEEDED: Support Debugging Tool Feedback Survey

    Hi Microsoft Dynamics GP Community With the release of Build 18 of the Support Debugging Tool (SDT) I have created a Support Debugging Tool Feedback Survey. This short 10 question survey is really important as previously we have only had anecdotal...
  • Support Debugging Tool Build 18 released

    It has been a way too long between releases, but I am finally ready to release Build 18 of the Support Debugging Tool for Microsoft Dynamics GP for versions 10.0, GP 2010 (v11.0) and GP 2013 (v12.0). This build includes fixes and enhancements to existing...
  • #StampedeToFargo: Bring back "Stampede"

    Hi everyone. Pam Misialek has just posted on the Inside Dynamics GP blog an article asking the community to help name the conference scheduled for 10 th to 12 th November 2014. The Power of a Name. Help us Name the New Fall Event I have...
  • Display Specific Line in Sales Order Processing

    This will be a 2-for-1 post today as the example given solves a frequently asked question and was used to solve a customer issue. The question I've seen a number of times before and been meaning to write about is: "How can I fill the Sales...
  • Inside Dynamics GP Blog has moved and Dynamics CPM blog is now Dynamics Financial Reporting

    Happy Valentine's Day. Today, we have some updates from the official blogs for the products Microsoft Dynamics GP and Management Reporter. Firstly, the Inside Dynamics GP blog which has been located at http://blogs.msdn.com/b/gp/ for the...
  • Multi-Billion Pixel Panoramic Photo Shoot

    I thought you might enjoy having a look at a 20 Giga Pixel image of Seatle, Washington, USA. Have a look at http://gigapixelartzoom.com/ to browse the image. The videos below explain how it was created. Multi-Billion Pixel Panoramic Photo...
  • Dynamics GP Crashes After Installing Addin

    One thing we've noticed recently is an uptick of cases involving Visual Studio Tools assemblies causing Dynamics GP to crash after being installed. While I don't think this has anything to do with GP 2013, it does seem to happen on that version...
  • Microsoft Announces New CEO

    Overnight Microsoft officially announced that Satya Nadella would be taking over the company's reins as Microsoft's third CEO. Satya is a 46 year old family man with 3 children born in Hyderabad, India. He has been with Microsoft for 22 years...
  • #Empowering Us All

    Today, I wanted to share the new advert that Microsoft has released for Super Bowl XLVIII. It is a celebration of what technology can do for us and how it can empower us all to achieve more. The advert is narrated by Steve Gleason, a former NFL...
  • Friday Funny: A Conference Call in Real Life

    I came across this very funny video recently and thought most of you could relate to this. For all the users of teleconference facilities or conference calls, this is what it would be like in real life. A Conference Call in Real Life ( Direct...
  • Business Portal Requisitions Management Approval Hierarchy List: Server Error in '/' Application

    I have seen this error pop up on a few Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 systems, so I thought I would post some information to help you resolve it. .... Well, at least one possible cause of it. When using Business Portal 6.0 for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013...
  • Goodbye SkyDrive, Hello OneDrive

    You might remember, last year, that British Sky Broadcasting Group (aka BSkyB) decided that they owned the name SkyDrive and so they took Microsoft to court and won. So today, the new name for SkyDrive was announced, OneDrive.... Please read Ryan...