Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 White Paper: Testing Guidance

This paper includes basic testing guidance provided by the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 internal development team in support of Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) building product extensions.
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      ISVs and implementation partners typically do not have much guidance or tools available to help in their efforts to guarantee a quality deployment for customers. This paper is a first step in providing some guidance.

      There are many factors that impact the quality of software. This paper will address only a few factors that are typically associated with the discipline of software testing. The remainder of the paper has the following sections:

      • Don’t Test Quality In
      • Testing Approaches
      • To Automate or Not to Automate?
  • Supported Operating System

    Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP

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      • For information about the system requirements for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009, see System requirements for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009.
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      • This paper outlines some basic testing guidance for ISVs who build extensions for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009. Much of this guidance also applies to Microsoft Dynamics AX implementation partners and customers who customize the application.

      • This paper also refers to the associated documents ProjAccountingTestCase002.docx and TestCaseTCM_Template.xlsx for more information.