Developing for Dynamics GP

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  • Blog Post: Revisiting: Translating Dynamics GP

    Time for revisiting another article, in fact an entire series of articles. In February last year, I published a series of posts about Translating Dexterity Applications and showed how Dexterity has features specifically to allow it to be translated. We also discussed Dexterity and Double Byte Languages...
  • Blog Post: Russian Version of Microsoft Dynamics GP

    Mariano Gomez, the Dynamics GP Blogster , has gone public with his pet project. I knew a little bit about his project as we had discussed it and other issues involving translation when I wrote the Translating Dexterity Applications Series of blog posts. Have a look at the work Mariano has already...
  • Blog Post: Arabic Version of Microsoft Dynamics GP

    One of our community's MVP, Mohammad Daoud, is giving us a preview of the Arabic version of Microsoft Dynamics GP he has created. He has used Modifier and Report Writer to update all the messages and strings in the dictionaries, which leaves the original application dictionaries unchanged. While...
  • Blog Post: Handling Translation when Customizing with VBA

    From the Translating Dexterity Applications Series . The final topic in the series is one that was added later after I was asked about how to handle translated applications when writing customizations. Most code would work fine as it is independent of the language. However, it is common in Visual...
  • Blog Post: Optimizing your Translation Effort

    From the Translating Dexterity Applications Series . After a chat with Mariano Gomez, who was directly responsible for the creation of the first Spanish version of Microsoft Dynamics GP , I realized that I had not yet covered some additional areas that will need translation. This post will try to...
  • Blog Post: Dexterity and Double Byte Languages

    From the Translating Dexterity Applications Series . During the course of this series we have discussed how you can change terminology, or even the entire language of a Dexterity application. We have discussed flipping the windows for languages that read from right to left. We have also discussed...
  • Blog Post: How to Horizontally Flip the Windows

    From the Translating Dexterity Applications Series . So now we know how to translate the language, which is fine for a "western" language, but what about languages that are read from right to left rather than left to right; languages such as Hebrew and Arabic. One of the reasons that I decided...
  • Blog Post: Translating Dexterity Code

    From the Translating Dexterity Applications Series . Now that we understand how to write the Dexterity code to allow it to be easily translated and also work in a multi-lingual system. The next step is actually translating the strings and messages. The actual process of translation is actually...
  • Blog Post: Writing Multi-Lingual Dexterity Code

    From the Translating Dexterity Applications Series . With large international companies using Microsoft Dynamics GP in multiple countries, we are seeing the need to be able to run more than one language of the application on the same system. Even if an application can be easily translated, you...
  • Blog Post: Writing Translatable Dexterity Code

    From the Translating Dexterity Applications Series . When Great Plains Software worked on translating the Dynamics product into multiple languages they came across a number of problems. Even though Dexterity was designed to allow easy translation, the international team found that developers needed...
  • Blog Post: Dexterity: Designed for Translation

    From the Translating Dexterity Applications Series . When Great Plains Software decided to update their text based Great Plains Accounting (GPA) software for the graphical user interface (GUI) world of Windows and Macintosh, they found that a suitable development environment did not exist and so decided...
  • Blog Post: Translating Dexterity Applications Series

    After a number of questions about translation recently, I have decided to focus on Dexterity's multi-lingual and translation capabilities for the next couple of weeks. The posts in the series include: 11-Feb-2009: Dexterity: Designed for Translation 13-Feb-2009: Writing Translatable Dexterity...
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