803869: Dynamics AX 2012 (R3) Developer Boot Camp

Course 803869

803869: Dynamics AX 2012 (R3) Developer Boot Camp

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803869 Dynamics AX 2012 R3 Developer Training Boot Camp Dynamics Edge

Learn how to implement deep integrations between Dynamics AX 2012 R3 and your mission-critical business applications through our in-depth Dynamics AX 2012 R3 Developer Boot Camp. Get the skills you need to start developing complex, nuanced integrations between AX 2012 R3 and your internal applications for purposes of legal compliance, nuanced finance management automation, and more!

This course combines three courses for a total of seven days of training in a five-day format. Through 38 hands-on labs

This course incorporates content from Microsoft Official Courses (MOC):

  • Development I in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3
  • Development II in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3
  • Development III in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3

Developer I

Module 1: Architecture

This module describes the architecture of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012. Microsoft Dynamics AX is a completely integrated solution and is web-enabled and supports Microsoft SQL Server. With customizable source code, the solution can be modified however and whenever it is necessary.


  • Introduction
  • Features of Microsoft Dynamics AX
  • Architecture
  • Development Environment
  • Model Driven Architecture
  • Licensing and Configuration

Module 2: Data Dictionary

This chapter introduces the tools and procedures used to create tables, data types, and relations that are required in Microsoft Dynamics AX.


  • Introduction
  • MorphX and the Application Object Tree
  • Tables
  • Data Types: Primitive and Extended
  • Creating Tables
  • Indexes
  • Relations
  • Base Enumerations
  • Views

Module 3: User Interfaces

This module discusses how to develop the user interface without having to write any code. Forms are created so that the end-user can enter and view data. To make navigation easier for the end-user, menus and menu items will be created.


  • Introduction
  • Forms
  • Joining Data Sources
  • Menus Items
  • Form Templates
  • List Pages
  • FactBoxes

Module 4: Security

This module describes the elements of Role Based Security in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.


  • Introduction
  • Definitions
  • Set Up a New User
  • Assign a User to a Role
  • Change Duties on a Role
  • Change Privileges on a Duty
  • Assign a Permission to a Privilege
  • Investigate Access

Developer II

Module 1: Introduction to X

This module introduces the students to the characteristics of X .


  • Introduction
  • Characteristics of X
  • Development Tools
  • Reverse Engineering
  • Best Practices

Module 2: X Control Statements

This module explains how to use control statements in X .


  • Introduction
  • Introduction to Variables
  • Operators
  • Conditional Statements
  • Loops
  • Built-in Functions
  • Communication Tools

Module 3: Classes and Objects

This module discusses how to use classes and objects within Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.


  • Introduction
  • Classes
  • Method Access Control
  • Inheritance
  • Objects
  • Scoping and Parameters in X
  • Methods
  • Referencing Object Methods
  • Method Types
  • Table as Classes
  • Eventing

Module 4: Accessing the Database

This module explains how to develop modifications that interact with the database.


  • Introduction
  • Retrieving Data
  • Data Manipulation
  • Queries

Module 5: Exception Handling

This module discusses the mechanisms built in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 to help with exception handling.


  • Introduction
  • Exceptions
  • Try and Catch Exceptions
  • Throwing Exceptions
  • Optimistic Concurrency Exceptions

Module 6: Security for Developers

This module introduces some more advanced security features of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.


  • Introduction
  • Permissions
  • Security Policies
  • Code Access Security
  • Display Method Authorization

Developer III

Module 1: X Unit Test Framework

This module describes how the X Unit Test framework allows for unit tests to be created along with the code they are designed to test.


  • Introduction
  • Creating Test Cases
  • Adding Methods to Test Cases
  • Running Test Cases
  • Build Test Projects and Suites

Module 2: Working with Data

This chapter explains the correct approach to database functions when processing large amount of data in Microsoft Dynamics AX.


  • Introduction
  • While Select
  • Query
  • Caching
  • Locking
  • Temporary Tables
  • InitFrom
  • ParmTables
  • Date Effectiveness
  • Computed Columns in Views
  • Data Integration

Module 3: Classes

This lesson introduces some of the most commonly used system classes, and demonstrates ways they can be used to support modifications.


  • Introduction
  • Collection Classes
  • Application Object Classes
  • Application Substituted Kernel Classes
  • RunBase Framework
  • Args Object

Module 4: Forms

This module provides a comprehensive foundation for using forms in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 to interact with the end-user.


  • Introduction
  • Architecture
  • Data Sources
  • Form Controls
  • Form Methods
  • Placement of Code
  • Additional Controls

Module 5: Dynamics 365 Visual Studio Integration

This module explains the Visual Studio tools built specifically for Microsoft Dynamics AX development and goes over how to do the MorphX modification using Visual Studio for Dynamics 365 for operations.


  • Introduction
  • Application Explorer
  • Visual Studio Projects
  • Managed Code Projects
  • Deploying Managed Code
  • Visual Studio Debugging Experience for X
  • Working with Dynamics 365 using Visual Studio
  • Creating Tables
  • Creating Fields
  • Creating Enums
  • Creating Relations between tables.
  • Creating Forms
  • Creating Menu Items
  • Placing Menu items in Menus
  • Deploying Projects
  • Debugging Projects
  • Writing Jobs/Debugging Jobs

Module 6: Workflow

This module introduces the development side of creating a workflow. Workflow is a system in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 that allows business processes to be automated.


  • Workflow Configuration
  • Create a Workflow Category
  • Create a Query
  • Create a Workflow Type
  • Enable Workflow on a Form
  • Create a Workflow Approval
  • Create Event Handlers
  • Author a Workflow


Lab 1: Print to the Screen Lab – Debug the Job
Lab 2: Create a Data Model
Lab 3: Create an XML Developer Document
Lab 4: Create a Times Table Using a While Loop
Lab 5: Create a Times Table Using a Do.while Loop
Lab 6: Create a Times Table Using a for Statement
Lab 7: Create a YesNo Box
Lab 8: Create a Infolog Tree
Lab 9: Create a Dialog Box
Lab 10: Use X Control Statements
Lab 11: Create a New Class
Lab 12: Allow Access to Methods
Lab 13: Instantiate a Class
Lab 14: Use Method Parameters
Lab 15: Create a Run Method
Lab 16: Create a Calculator Class
Lab 17: Retrieve Data
Lab 18: Create Query Using X
Lab 19: Handle an Exception
Lab 20: Create a Test Case
Lab 21: Fetch Data
Lab 22: Convert Queries
Lab 23: Reduce Locking
Lab 24: Temporary Tables
Lab 25: Integrate External Data
Lab 26: Create a Map
Lab 27: Create a Query from Code
Lab 28: Create a Global Method
Lab 29: Make a RunBase Class
Lab 30: Use Args
Lab 31: Create a Form
Lab 32: Use Unbound Controls
Lab 33: Initialize a Form
Lab 34: Add a Window Control
Lab 35: Create a Managed Code Project
Lab 36: Create an Event Handler in Managed Code
Lab 37: Add Another Condition to the Submit Action
Lab 38: Enable Resubmit

This is a Dynamics AX 2012 R3 Developer Training course. We do offer this course, but the substantially newer version of this software is known as Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations. If you’re looking for Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations Training, you may want to start by doing as follows:
Please use this link if you want to learn more about Dynamics Edge’s Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations Training courses, including ones that prepare you for the new Dynamics 365 Exams and Certifications, or call for more information

If you want Dynamics AX 2012 R3 Training specifically, we do offer this course, so this course is the right one for you to take!

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05/03/2021 (Live Virtual) $2,995, 06/07/2021 (Live Virtual) $2,995, 07/12/2021 (Live Virtual) $2,995, 08/09/2021 (Live Virtual) $2,995, 09/06/2021 (Live Virtual) $2,995, 10/04/2021 (Live Virtual) $2,995, 11/08/2021 (Live Virtual) $2,995, 12/13/2021 (Live Virtual) $2,995

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