80416A: Application Integration Framework and Services in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

80416A: Application Integration Framework and Services in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Course Description

Duration: 3.00 days (24 hours)

This course discusses and provides information and insight on using Application Integration Framework and services to provide a programming model, tools and infrastructure support for integration of application functionality and data with Microsoft Dynamics AX.

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Intended Audience for this 80416A: Application Integration Framework and Services in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Course

  • » This course is intended for partners that sell and implement Application Integration Framework for customers. The typical student should have a development background and understand the basic concepts of Application Integration Framework and be familiar with the installation and configuration options in Microsoft Dynamics AX. Students should also have completed the group of Development courses for Microsoft Dynamics AX.

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Course Prerequisites for 80416A: Application Integration Framework and Services in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

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80416A: Application Integration Framework and Services in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Course Objectives

  • » Identify the high-level features of Services and Application Integration Framework (AIF).
  • » Discuss integration planning and options.
  • » Identify high-level flows in Services and AIF.
  • » Discuss the topology of the Services and AIF model.
  • » Describe moving service configurations by using integration ports in AIF.
  • » Discuss the process of change tracking.
  • » Identify the transforms available for customization in banking.
  • » Discuss the installation process and the special considerations to be aware of for Services and AIF in Microsoft Dynamics AX.
  • » Identify the upgrade considerations for Services and AIF.
  • » Set up batch for AIF and Services.
  • » Describe the types and options for integration ports.
  • » Identify the adapters that are available in Services and AIF.
  • » Discuss the Document Service, Custom Services and System Services Service Types.
  • » Understand the communication format that AIF uses to transmit data.
  • » Explain how to manipulate requests in the AIF pipeline.
  • » Use the Business Operations Framework.
  • » Describe how services are secured in Microsoft Dynamics AX.
  • » Call an external service from X++.
  • » Use the NetTcp adapter to call a custom service.
  • » Create a new document exchange by using the NetTcp adapter.
  • » Use the NetTcp adapter to synchronously exchange documents between BizTalk and AIF.
  • » Create a new document exchange by using the file system adapter.
  • » Create an MSMQ queue and exchange documents by using the queue.
  • » Create a reference to the metadata service.
  • » Call and retrieve data from a metadata service.
  • » Set up the AIF components for an outbound exchange.
  • » Create and test an outbound exchange.
  • » Monitor Services and AIF capabilities.
  • » Debug Services and identify common errors.

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80416A: Application Integration Framework and Services in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Course Outline

      1. Module 1: Introduction to Services and Application Integration Framework
        1. Concepts
        2. Integrations
      2. Module 2: Architecture
        1. High Level Features and Concepts
        2. Topology
        3. Usability
        4. Support for Data Model Changes
      3. Module 3: Installation and Upgrade
        1. Installation
        2. Upgrade
      4. Module 4: Administration
        1. Set Up Batch
        2. Integration Ports
        3. Adapters
      5. Module 5: Development Concepts
        1. Service Types
        2. Document Services
        3. Custom Services
        4. System Services
        5. How AIF Exchanges Data
        6. Customizing the AIF Pipeline
        7. Business Operations Framework
        8. Security
      6. Module 6: Working with Services
        1. Call an External Service
        2. Create and Call a Custom Service by Using a Basic Port
        3. Call a Document Service by Using NetTcp
        4. Call a Document Service with the File Adapter
        5. Create a Synchronous Document Exchange between BizTalk and AIF
        6. Exchange Documents by Using the MSMQ Adapter
        7. Call the Metadata Service
        8. Create and Deploy Outbound Exchange
      7. Module 7: Troubleshooting and Logging
        1. Monitoring Services and AIF
        2. Troubleshooting

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Award winning, world-class Instructors

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.

Bio:

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.

Bio:

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.

Bio:

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.
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.
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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