Bing Search The Wiki (Example Extension Project)

I took some run-up and showed a couple of things within the last blog posts I want to bring together now for a small example how you can build an small but useful extension to the new Microsoft Dynamics AX. Amongst others, there were examples for event subscriptions, project export/import, how to use the Browser class, create an extension package and a way to search the Wiki cleverly. Today I want to combine all of that into a simple solution that uses extending techniques only and adds the ability to search the Wiki via Bing directly from AX.

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Access Stuff In The New Event Subscriptions

Often when creating a new event subscription (some time ago I wrote about Events and Subscriptions in the new Dynamics AX) I need to look up how I can access stuff from the given parameters. So here are some random examples listed, without making claims of being complete.

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Class Browser For Navigation To URL

With the new Dynamics AX there are new APIs that are needed because of the technological changes. If you want to navigate the user’s browser to a different URL programmatically (and not by providing a link they can click) this can be done very easily by using the new class Browser.

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AX7 – Table Id and Field Id

During development and especially debugging the new Microsoft Dynamics AX you are to face the question which table Id or field Id actually stands for which table. In AX 2012 you saw the Ids in the property sheet of selected AOT elements; those were stored in the model database. With AX7 this has changed.

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