Course 80437A:

C/Side Solution Development in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013

Length:5 Days
Published:December 13, 2012
Language(s):English
Audience(s):Information Workers,IT Professionals,Developers
Level:200
Technology:Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013
Type:Course
Delivery Method:Instructor-led (classroom)
About this Course
This five-day instructor-led course leads students through a simulated implementation project, where their goal is customize Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 to meet customer’s requirement. It explains standard application concepts and provides insight into most important processes in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013, including documents and journals posting, dimension management, feature integration, role tailoring, and automating unit testing.
Audience Profile
This course is intended for a partner that sells and implements the C/SIDE Solution Development module to customers. The typical partner has an ERP background.
At Course Completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Explain the different table types and their characteristics.
  • Present the standard data model and introduce the data-related business logic.
  • Present the standard process model that governs the transactions in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013.
  • Explain the master table and page standards.
  • Work with table event triggers.
  • Work with complex data types and their member functions.
  • Explain the multilanguage functionality.
  • Define the strategy for implementing Customers and Participants.
  • Create the tables to manage the seminar rooms.
  • Create instructor data management.
  • Create seminar data management.
  • Import and export objects as text files.
  • Support multilanguage functionality.
  • Use document pages.
  • Use virtual tables.
  • Use temporary tables.
  • Review the various types of tables.
  • Review different page and table C/AL functions.
  • Create additional tables and pages to maintain registrations.
  • Explain the working and posting tables.
  • Explain the posting routines and their relationships.
  • Create journal posting routines.
  • Create document posting routines.
  • Present the best practices for documenting changes to existing objects.
  • Program for minimum effect on the application.
  • Integrate previously created Seminar Management module features with one another.
  • Explain the architecture of the Navigate feature.
  • Extend the Navigate functionality to enable finding posted seminar information.
  • Enable easier searching for information by adding Navigate functionality to Seminar Management pages.
  • Enable looking up Seminar Management information from standard application areas.
  • Use report event triggers.
  • Use special report functions.
  • Create reports for the RoleTailored client.
  • Create a seminar participant list.
  • Create a ProcessingOnly report that posts invoices.
  • Create a page that calculates price sums efficiently.
  • Make the page available from the Seminar pages.
  • Use FlowFilters to easily calculate statistics for different time periods.
  • Describe Global, Shortcut, and Budget dimension types and their functions.
  • List the basic rules of Dimension Setup.
  • Present the dimension management data and process models.
  • Implement dimensions on the master record level.
  • Define the components of the RoleTailored user interface.
  • Explain the structure, purpose, and functionality of a Role Center-type page.
  • Create the Seminar Manager Role Center page.
  • Describe the functionality of the Departments page and the MenuSuite object type.
  • Integrate the Seminar Management department into the Departments page.
  • Explain how to use Automation and OCX to perform tasks with other applications.
  • Describe file handling functions to import or export data.
  • Describe Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 Web services architecture.
  • Explain the protocols that Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 uses for Web services.
  • Evaluate the benefits of Web services over other integration options in Microsoft Dynamics NAV.
  • Explain how to expose codeunit, page, and query objects as Web services.
  • Consume Web services from external applications.
  • Demonstrate the testing features of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013.
  • Explain the test codeunits, test functions, and handler functions.
  • Describe how to automate user interface testing.
  • Explain the functionality and purpose of test runner codeunits.
  • Develop a unit testing framework for the Seminar Management solution.
  • Describe the Debugger functionality and features.
  • Demonstrate the debugging process.
  • Explain the advantages of SQL Server for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013.
  • Work with tables and indexes.
  • Use collation options and descriptions.
  • Explain SQL Server Query Optimizer.
  • Explain the areas within Microsoft Dynamics NAV that can be optimized.
  • Explain how the Microsoft Dynamics NAV database driver enables the Microsoft Dynamics NAV clients to communicate with SQL Server.
  • Understand the performance effect of locking, blocking and deadlocks.
  • Understand how SIFT data is stored in SQL Server.
  • Present the case study for the CRONUS International Ltd. implementation project.
  • Provide test scripts for function testing of customized functionality.
Course OutlineModule 1: Data and Process ModelThis module explains the standard application functionality in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 and it discusses the importance of following the same standards in all customizations.Lessons
  • Table Types and Characteristics
  • Standard Data Model
  • Standard Process Model
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Explain the different table types and their characteristics.
  • Present the standard data model and introduce the data-related business logic.
  • Present the standard process model that governs the transactions in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013.
Module 2: Master Tables and PagesThis module explains what is involved in solution development to meet customer requirements.Lessons
  • Prerequisite Knowledge
  • Participants
  • Instructors and Rooms
  • Seminars
Lab : Customize Resource Tables and Pages
  • Customize Resource Table
  • Customize Resource Card
  • Customize Resource List
Lab : Creating Seminar Tables and Pages
  • Append the Table Name Option in the Comment Line table
  • Create the Seminar Tables
  • Create the Seminar Pages
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Explain the master table and page standards.
  • Work with table event triggers.
  • Work with complex data types and their member functions.
  • Explain the multilanguage functionality.
  • Define the strategy for implementing Customers and Participants.
  • Create the tables to manage the seminar rooms.
  • Create instructor data management.
  • Create seminar data management.
Module 3: DocumentsThis module explains the purpose and benefits in using documents to enter transactions in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013. Lessons
  • Prerequisite Knowledge
  • Registrations
  • Reviewing the Table Code
Lab : Importing, Reviewing, and Completing the Seminar Registration Tables
  • Import the Starter Objects
  • Review the Seminar Registration Header Table
Lab : Create Seminar Registration Pages
  • Import and Review the Pages
  • Completing the Document Pages
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Import and export objects as text files.
  • Support multilanguage functionality.
  • Use document pages.
  • Use virtual tables.
  • Use temporary tables.
  • Review the various types of tables.
  • Review different page and table C/AL functions.
  • Create additional tables and pages to maintain registrations.
Module 4: PostingThis module explains the posting routine.Lessons
  • Prerequisite Knowledge
  • Posting Seminar Registrations
Lab : Reviewing and Completing the Journal and Ledger Tables
  • Reviewing the Import File Contents and Importing the Objects
  • Reviewing the Seminar Journal Line Table
  • Reviewing Other Tables
  • Customize the Source Code Setup Table and Page
Lab : Creating Codeunits and Pages for Seminar Journal Posting
  • Create the Seminar Jnl.-Check Line Codeunit
  • Create the Seminar Jnl.-Post Line Codeunit
  • Create the Seminar Ledger Entries Page
  • Create the Seminar Reg.-Show Ledger Codeunit
  • Create the Seminar Registers Page
Lab : Creating the Tables and Pages for Posted Registration Information
  • Create the Posted Registration Tables
  • Import the Posted Registration Pages
Lab : Modifying Tables, Pages, and Codeunits for Resource Posting
  • Modify the Objects
Lab : Creating the Codeunits for Document Posting
  • Complete the Seminar-Post Codeunit
  • Enable Posting from the Seminar Registration Pages
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Explain the working and posting tables.
  • Explain the posting routines and their relationships.
  • Create journal posting routines.
  • Create document posting routines.
  • Present the best practices for documenting changes to existing objects.
  • Program for minimum effect on the application.
Module 5: Feature IntegrationThis module explains the integration of custom features into standard functionality to provide a seamless and familiar experience to the users.Lessons
  • Prerequisite Knowledge
  • Seminar Feature Integration
  • Navigate Integration
Lab : Integrating Seminar Features
  • Customize Seminar Registration Master Pages
Lab : Changing Objects to Integrate with Navigate
  • Customize Tables
  • Customize the Navigate Page
  • Customize Pages
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Integrate previously created Seminar Management module features with one another.
  • Explain the architecture of the Navigate feature.
  • Extend the Navigate functionality to enable finding posted seminar information.
  • Enable easier searching for information by adding Navigate functionality to Seminar Management pages.
  • Enable looking up Seminar Management information from standard application areas.
Module 6: ReportingThis module explains reporting principles.Lessons
  • Prerequisite Knowledge
  • Reporting Lab Overview
  • Participant List Reporting
  • Invoice Posting Batch Job
Lab : Creating the Seminar Participant List
  • Part A: The Report Dataset
  • Part B: The Report Layout
  • Part C: Report Selections Table and Page
  • Part D: Testing
Lab : Creating the Invoice Posting Batch JobModule 7: StatisticsThis module explains the different types of statistics in the standard application.Lessons
  • Prerequisite Knowledge
  • Seminar Statistics
Lab : Creating FlowFields for Sums
  • Implement FlowFields for sums in the Seminar solution
Lab : Creating the Seminar Statistics Page
  • Implement a Statistics Page
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Create a page that calculates price sums efficiently.
  • Make the page available from the Seminar pages.
  • Use FlowFilters to easily calculate statistics for different time periods.
Module 8: DimensionsThis module explains the importance of dimensions and their use throughout the standard application and accompany all transactional data and process.Lessons
  • Prerequisite Knowledge
  • Integrating Seminar Management with Dimensions
Lab : Integrating with Dimension Management
  • Extending Master Data with Dimensions
  • Extending Documents with Dimensions
  • Extending Ledger Entries and Posting Process with Dimensions
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe Global, Shortcut, and Budget dimension types and their functions.
  • List the basic rules of Dimension Setup.
  • Present the dimension management data and process models.
  • Implement dimensions on the master record level.
Module 9: Role TailoringThis module explains the importance of user roles and profiles in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013.Lessons
  • Prerequisite Knowledge
  • Seminar Manager Role Center
  • MenuSuite Object Type
  • Seminar Management Department Page
Lab : Create the Seminar Manager Role Center
  • Seminar Activity Page
  • My Seminars Page
  • The Role Center Page
Lab : Create Seminar Management Department Page
  • Create and Design the MenuSuite
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Define the components of the RoleTailored user interface.
  • Explain the structure, purpose, and functionality of a Role Center-type page.
  • Create the Seminar Manager Role Center page.
  • Describe the functionality of the Departments page and the MenuSuite object type.
  • Integrate the Seminar Management department into the Departments page.
Module 10: InterfacesThis module explains how interfacing with features or applications outside Microsoft Dynamics NAV is a frequent requirement. It also describes the different types of interfacing features that are present in Microsoft Dynamics NAV. Lessons
  • Prerequisite Knowledge
  • Email Confirmation
Lab : Create Email Confirmations
  • Import the Setup Table and Page
  • Verify the Configuration
  • Create the Codeunit
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Explain how to use Automation and OCX to perform tasks with other applications.
  • Describe file handling functions to import or export data.
  • Design and implement email capability.
Module 11: Web ServicesThis module explains what web services are and how they are used in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013.Lessons
  • Prerequisite Knowledge
  • Registration Web Service
Lab : Creating a Web Service
  • Customize the Objects
  • Configure and Test the Web Service
  • Extend the ScheduledSeminar Web Service with an Extension Codeunit
Lab : Create a Windows Forms Application to Test the Web Service
  • Create a new Windows Forms Application
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 Web services architecture.
  • Explain the protocols that Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 uses for Web services.
  • Evaluate the benefits of Web services over other integration options in Microsoft Dynamics NAV.
  • Explain how to expose codeunit, page, and query objects as Web services.
  • Consume Web services from external applications.
Module 12: Testing and DebuggingThis module explains testing practices and presents the test-driven development (TDD) approach followed by Microsoft.Lessons
  • Prerequisite Knowledge
  • Testing Seminar Management
  • Debugging
Lab : Create Seminar Management Unit Tests
  • Import the Testing Framework
  • Create the Unit Tests
  • Run Unit Tests
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Demonstrate the testing features of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013.
  • Explain the test codeunits, test functions, and handler functions.
  • Describe how to automate user interface testing.
  • Explain the functionality and purpose of test runner codeunits.
  • Develop a unit testing framework for the Seminar Management solution.
  • Describe the Debugger functionality and features.
  • Demonstrate the debugging process.
Module 13: Optimizing for SQL ServerThis module explains the SQL Server for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013.Lessons
  • SQL Server for Microsoft Dynamics NAV
  • Representation of Microsoft Dynamics NAV Tables and Indexes in SQL Server
  • Collation Options
  • SQL Server Query Optimizer
  • Optimizing a Microsoft Dynamics NAV Application
  • Data Access Redesign
  • C/AL Database Functions and Performance on SQL Server
  • Bulk Inserts
  • Locking, Blocking, and Deadlocks
  • SIFT Data Storage in SQL Server
  • SQL Server Profiler
Lab : Analyze Index Usage
  • Use the Index Information Query to identify and disable unused indexes
Lab : Optimize C/AL Code
  • Analyze and improve the C/AL code and corresponding SQL statements
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Explain the advantages of SQL Server for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013.
  • Work with tables and indexes.
  • Use collation options and descriptions.
  • Explain SQL Server Query Optimizer.
  • Explain the areas within Microsoft Dynamics NAV that can be optimized.
  • Explain how the Microsoft Dynamics NAV database driver enables the Microsoft Dynamics NAV clients to communicate with SQL Server.
  • Understand the performance effect of locking, blocking and deadlocks.
  • Understand how SIFT data is stored in SQL Server.
Module 14: AppendixThis module contains reference information about the case study that is implemented throughout the course.Lessons
  • CRONUS International Ltd.
  • Functional Requirements
  • Content Structure
Lab : Function Testing
  • Function Testing: Master Tables and Pages
  • Function Testing: Documents
  • Function Testing: Posting
  • Function Testing: Feature Integration
  • Function Testing: Dimensions
  • Function Testing: RoleTailoring
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Present the case study for the CRONUS International Ltd. implementation project.
  • Provide test scripts for function testing of customized functionality
Before attending this course, students must have:
  • knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013
  • completed course 80436A C/SIDE Introduction in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013
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