When you need to create custom data entities from scratch or create copies of existing entities you need to be aware of the need for having an unique Public Entity Name. If you want to know about how you can create a data entity first, you’ll want to visit the official help wiki and read the great and useful article Building and consuming data entities.
Since this little blog is kind of development related by nature I had the need for a suitable development environment after its start. The environment had to be
- autonomous and independent
- slim and runnable on a notebook with reasonable performance nonetheless
- current standard AX (AX 2012 R3 CU9)
- equipped with data
How you can create such an environment is described in the following. The result is a great choice for demo or training purposes, too.