Like previous releases Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 provides a model driven development platform. It enables us developers to create a business application using predefined types of building blocks (aka. concepts) – each targeted a specific purpose. To be an effective X++ developer you need to know the building blocks and how they relate.
What is new in the meta model for AX 2012? Quite a lot – here is a short summary:
The diagram below shows the most common relationships between concepts. Each arrow should be read as “using”. For example:
I have printed the below diagram, and pinned it to a wall in my office. It serves me as a reference when I navigate the new areas of AX 2012. I hope it can do the same for you.
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You might also want to look at the meta model for AX 4
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Two AX technical conferences two within one year! What a treat! And this time in the beautiful surroundings of southern France. I can hardly wait. The first technical conference this year was in January in Redmond. If you missed it, this is your chance – if you are unsure if it is worthwhile, here are my posts from the January event – trying to capture the atmosphere and depth of the knowledge shared:
This time I’ll be presenting Models and MorphX improvements, such as the new X++ editor.
I hope to see you there.
The session list is now available - 3 key notes, 60 break-out sessions and 24 chalk'n talks:
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