80303+80304: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Development I and II Accelerated

80303+80304: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Development I and II Accelerated Course Description

Duration: 3.00 days (30 hours)

NetCom's Microsoft Dynamics Development I and II AX 2012 course provides students with an overview of the basic technical features of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012, and the tools available in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 development environment. This course does not contain coding.

Next Class Dates

Mar 12, 2018 – Mar 14, 2018
8:00 AM – 6:00 PM CT
519 8th Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10018
New York, NY 10018
May 7, 2018 – May 9, 2018
8:00 AM – 6:00 PM PT
519 8th Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10018
New York, NY 10018
Jul 9, 2018 – Jul 11, 2018
8:00 AM – 6:00 PM CT
519 8th Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10018
New York, NY 10018
Sep 10, 2018 – Sep 12, 2018
8:00 AM – 6:00 PM PT
519 8th Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10018
New York, NY 10018

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Intended Audience for this 80303+80304: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Development I and II Accelerated Course

  • » This course is intended for experienced systems consultants typically working for a Microsoft Dynamics partner that is selling, consulting, implementing, and supporting Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.

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80303+80304: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Development I and II Accelerated Course Objectives

  • » Describe the basic features of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.
  • » Review basic form navigation.
  • » Review the architecture of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.
  • » Describe the options for making development changes in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.
  • » Describe the theory of Model Driven Architecture in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.
  • » Review licensing and configuration.
  • » Explain the MorphX development environment and the Application Object Tree.
  • » Design tables using MorphX.
  • » Describe the different data types within Microsoft Dynamics AX.
  • » Create a new table.
  • » Learn how to create and modify indexes using MorphX.
  • » Describe relations on Microsoft Dynamics AX tables.
  • » Learn how to create and modify Enumerated data types.
  • » Learn how to create and modify views.
  • » Design and build Forms in Microsoft Dynamics AX.
  • » Join two data sources on a form.
  • » Create customized menus and menu items.
  • » Create a form using form templates.
  • » Know the components of a list page.
  • » Create a new FactBox.
  • » Describe the elements of Role Based Security in Microsoft Dynamics AX.
  • » Setup a new user.
  • » Assign roles to a user.
  • » Assign a security role to a user.
  • » Edit duties assigned to a role.
  • » Edit privileges assigned to a duty.
  • » Edit permissions assigned to a privilege.
  • » Search for roles with access to a menu item.
  • » Identify key features of developing with X++.
  • » Describe the basic foundation of object-oriented programming.
  • » Use the development tools available within Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.
  • » Create object and data models from existing application elements by using the Reverse Engineering tool.
  • » Use best practices to instill good programming habits.
  • » Declare and use extended data types for variables.
  • » Use the various operators available in X++.
  • » Control program flow using conditional statements in X++.
  • » Repetitively call the same blocks of code by using Loop statements.
  • » Use standard functions that are built in to the application.
  • » Use output commands to display data and messages to the user.
  • » Use the classes within Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 X++ development.
  • » Control access to methods using Access Control Method Modifiers.
  • » Extend a class using the concept of inheritance.
  • » Describe the differences between an object and a class.
  • » Initialize variables in the appropriate place according to scoping rules.
  • » Call methods within the same class.
  • » Use the different method types available.
  • » Describe the similarities and differences between tables and classes.
  • » Use the eventing publisher and subscriber model when modifying code in the application.
  • » Retrieve data from the database using a select statement.
  • » Create, update and delete data in the database.
  • » Use and build queries using kernel classes.
  • » Examine the exception handling mechanism in Microsoft Dynamics AX.
  • » Use the Try, Catch, and Retry statements.
  • » Throw an exception from code.
  • » Identify and create code used to handle optimistic concurrency exceptions.
  • » Set permissions on application elements.
  • » Design and create security policies.
  • » Secure unsafe Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) using the Code Access Security framework.
  • » Authenticate data returned from display methods.

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80303+80304: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Development I and II Accelerated Course Outline

      1. Architecture
        1. Introduction
        2. Features of Microsoft Dynamics AX
        3. Architecture
        4. Development Environment
        5. Model Driven Architecture
        6. Licensing and Configuration
      2. Data Dictionary
        1. Introduction
        2. MorphX and the Application Object Tree
        3. Tables
        4. Data Types: Primitive and Extended
        5. Creating Tables
        6. Indexes
        7. Relations
        8. Base Enumerations
      3. User Interfaces
        1. Introduction
        2. Forms
        3. Joining Data Sources
        4. Menus Items
        5. Form Templates
        6. List Pages
        7. FactBoxes
      4. Security
        1. Introduction
        2. Definitions
        3. Set Up a New User
        4. Assign a User to a Role
        5. Change Duties on a Role
        6. Change Privileges on a Duty
        7. Assign a Permission to a Privilege
        8. Investigate Access
      5. Introduction to X++
        1. Introduction
        2. Characteristics of X++
        3. Development Tools
        4. Reverse Engineering
        5. Best Practices
      6. X++ Control Statements
        1. Introduction
        2. Introduction to Variables
        3. Operators
        4. Conditional Statements
        5. Loops
        6. Built-in Functions
        7. Communication Tools
      7. Classes and Objects
        1. Introduction
        2. Classes
        3. Method Access Control
        4. Inheritance
        5. Objects
        6. Scoping and Parameters in X++
        7. Methods
        8. Referencing Object Methods
        9. Method Types
        10. Table as Classes
        11. Eventing
      8. Accessing the Database
        1. Introduction
        2. Retrieving Data
        3. Data Manipulation
        4. Queries
      9. Exception Handling
        1. Introduction
        2. Exceptions
        3. Try and Catch Exceptions
        4. Throwing Exceptions
        5. Optimistic Concurrency Exceptions
      10. Security for Developers
        1. Introduction
        2. Permissions
        3. Security Policies
        4. Code Access Security
        5. Display Method Authorization

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We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
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Award winning, world-class Instructors

Ramesh P.
Ramesh holds a Masters Degree in Computer Science with specialization in Information Security and is pursuing his Doctoral degree in IT from the University of South Australia (UniSA). He is a one of a kind trainer - he has been working in the IT field since 1995 and is an expert in C#, VB.NET, ASP.NET, Java/J2EE, PL/SQL, VB, ASP, and XML technologies. Ramesh also has extensive experience developing and implementing BizTalk and SharePoint in large corporations, as well as more than 10 years experience working with Oracle and SQL server/Sybase databases. With more than 19 certifications, Ramesh is an IT guru and trainer with worldwide experience, which includes presentations and trainings across US, Asia, and Middle East. He is a full time instructor at NetCom Learning and we couldn't be happier in having him as one of our Subject Matter Experts.
Charles W.
- Expert in Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project, Visio, and Access as well as Adobe Graphic and Web Designer (InDesign, Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver and Flash Catalyst)
- Holds an A.A.S in Graphic Design as well as various Awards and Affiliations, including MCT, MCP, MCAS, and Office 2007 Master.
- Senior Lead Trainer for over 10 years.


Charles is a Technical Trainer & Instructional Designer for over 10 years. He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer and dedicates himself to Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project, Visio, and Access. He is also an Adobe specialist and holds a degree in Graphic Design.

Charles is well known for his high evaluation scores, achieving 8.75 out of 9 on a regular basis, teaching in one-on-one, instructor-led, and web-based environments; one of the reasons for his high evaluation is his expertise in increasing personnel performance by developing and implementing programs constructed from the job task analysis process. Charles currently teaches Adobe Graphic and Web Designer, and Microsoft Office Specialist courses at NetCom Learning.
David H.
David is a hands-on, dynamic and experienced financial systems consultant with successful work history of implementing large scale ERP systems, managing and directly responsible for data migration, financial report validation and customization, end-user training, process documentation and automation. David has been a trainer for more 21 years.
Ginger M.
- Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and a Masters of Business Administration from Rutgers University.
- Over 9 years of experience as a Master Certified Trainer. Expert in MS Dynamics GP Financials, Installation, HR/Payroll, Project Accounting, Inventory and Integration Manager.
- Project Manager to various MS Dynamics Great Plains implementations.


Ginger holds a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and a Masters of Business Administration from Rutgers University. Her career started as an Auditor for Deloitte & Touch and over the years she developed her passion for Microsoft Dynamics, implementing Dynamics GP and Project Cost in the Professional Services, Commercial Real Estate and Medical Facilities vertical markets.

Ginger's experience with Microsoft Dynamics is unparalleled. As a Certified Master Dynamics trainer, she stays abreast of the latest Dynamics modules and shares experience with a very hands-on training technique at NetCom Learning.
Lynn D.
- Over 25 years of experience working as Senior Financial Analyst and Senior Auditor.
- Professor of Graduate Management and Business School at the University of Phoenix since 2007.
- Microsoft Certifications in Financials, Trade & Logistics, Production and Human Resources Management as well as Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) since 2009.


Lynn is a very accomplished Senior Financial Analyst and Senior Auditor with over 25 years of experience. She has been a Microsoft Certified Trainer since 2009 and a Professor of Graduate Management and Business School at University of Phoenix since 2007. In addition to several other Microsoft certifications, she is also a specialist in Microsoft Dynamics AX.

Lynn has taught several Microsoft Dynamics AX courses at NetCom Learning and is described by her students as very knowledgeable, qualified, and patient with her approach. Her classes are very dynamic and energetic, just as the course per se.
Ronald C.
- Founder and Managing Partner of Guided Technology Inc. which provides Microsoft consulting expertise and educational services for corporate and government.
- At Guided Technology, Ron was responsible for creating a strategic roadmap for First Data Corporation.
- At New York City Department of Finance, as Senior Manager & Design Architect, Ron designed and implemented IBM Servers collecting $15 billion in tax revenue.

Ron has always enjoyed teaching and instructing others, whether in the installation process of software and hardware upgrades, or as working as the Head of Training for Valinor, a Microsoft Consulting Partner, where Ron managed the company's training centers and worked as a Senior Instructor (MCT).

In addition to working in the management level of the business and software consulting market for over 18 years, Ron also worked as a Surface Warfare Officer and Weapons Officer in the United States Navy, serving two tours of duty. He served aboard the USS Tuscaloosa from 1984 -1987, and participated in two Western Pacific Deployments.

Ron loves basketball and played on Trinity College's varsity basketball team for all four years of college.

Satish R.

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