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Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013


How Do I: Microsoft
Dynamics NAV 2013
Management Pack for
System Center, Part I

How Do I: Microsoft
Dynamics NAV 2013
Management Pack for
System Center, Part II

How Do I: Microsoft
Dynamics NAV 2013
Management Pack for
System Center, Part III

10 minutes 47 seconds

10 minutes 39 seconds

14 minutes 22 seconds
 

How Do I: Consume
a Query in Microsoft
Dynamics NAV

How Do I: Create
a Document Report

How Do I: Implement
a Microsoft Dynamics
NAV Solution using
RapidStart Services

05 minutes 47 seconds

25 minutes 15 seconds

09 minutes 41 seconds
 

How Do I: Consume
Query data
in Windows 8

How Do I: Build
a Chart Based
upon a Query

How Do I: Integrate
Microsoft Dynamics
NAV 2013
with Yammer

14 minutes 05 seconds

15 minutes 37 seconds

15 minutes 31 seconds
 

How Do I: Build
a Fact Box based
on a Query

How Do I: Monitor and Tune the
Performance of Microsoft
Dynamics NAV 2013

How Do I: Asyncronously
Call Web Services

17 minutes 24 seconds

09 minutes 06 seconds

11 minutes 31 seconds
 

How Do I: Build
a List Report

How Do I: Show a
Custom Web Control
in the Windows Client

How Do I: Use
NAS Services to
Generate a Report

14 minutes 23 seconds

17 minutes 36 seconds

10 minutes 21 seconds
 

How Do I: Build a
Dashboard Report

How Do I: Authenticate
Using OAuth Protocol

How Do I: Build a Query
using SQL Advanced
Options in Microsoft
Dynamics NAV 2013

15 minutes 43 seconds

14 minutes 18 seconds

12 minutes 36 seconds
 

How Do I: Use XMLports
in Web Services Calls in
Microsoft Dynamics
NAV 2013

How Do I: Group
Data in a Report
in Microsoft
Dynamics NAV 2013

How Do I: Get
Started with Provisioning
Tools for Microsoft
Dynamics NAV 2013
on Microsoft Azure

14 minutes 11 seconds

09 minutes 19 seconds

13 minutes 15 seconds
 

How Do I: Automate
Provisioning of Microsoft
Dynamics NAV 2013
on a Microsoft Azure
Virtual Machine

How Do I: Automate
Provisioning of Microsoft
Dynamics NAV 2013
Across Two Microsoft
Azure Virtual Machines

How Do I: Create
an ASP.NET
Website and Invoke
Automated Azure Virtual
Machine Provisioning

16 minutes 27 seconds

15 minutes 25 seconds

11 minutes 36 seconds
 

How Do I: Deploy
the Microsoft Dynamics
NAV Windows Client
with ClickOnce

How Do I: Upgrade the
Microsoft Dynamics NAV
Windows Client with
ClickOnce

How Do I: Sign
a ClickOnce Deployment for
the Microsoft Dynamics NAV
Windows Client

19 minutes 48 seconds

11 minutes 33 seconds

13 minutes 35 seconds
 

How Do I: Deploy
the Microsoft Dynamics NAV
Windows Client to a
Web Server with ClickOnce

How Do I: Deploy
the Microsoft Dynamics NAV
Windows Client to Azure
Blob Storage with ClickOnce

How Do I: Connect Microsoft Dynamics CRM and Microsoft Dnamics NAV 2013

09 minutes 41 seconds

08 minutes 03 seconds

10 minutes 07 seconds

 

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2

 
How Do I: Create a Web Service that is based on Account Schedule KPIs in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2
 
How Do I: Import and Reconcile a Bank Statement in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2
 
How Do I: Manage Incoming Documents in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2

04 minutes 38 seconds

04 minutes 52 seconds

06 minutes 31 seconds
 
 
How Do I: Work with the Payment Registration for incoming payments in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2
 
How Do I: Migrate Data Using RapidStart Services for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2
 
How Do I: Create a Simple Hello World Extensibility Control in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2

08 minutes 27 seconds

20 minutes 21 seconds

11 minutes 29 seconds
 
 
How Do I: Create a Bing Maps  Extensibility Control in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2
 
How Do I: Create a Media Player Extensibility Control in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2
 
How Do I: Use the Resource File to Enhance an Extensibility Control in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2

12 minutes 47 seconds

20 minutes 02 seconds

09 minutes 13 seconds
 
 
How Do I: Embed Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2 pages in a SharePoint Portal
 
How Do I: Enable Single sign-on with Office 365 in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2
 
How Do I: Expose Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2 lists through Business Connectivity Services (BCS)and OData Web Services in Office 365

20 minutes 28 seconds

21 minutes 30 seconds

11 minutes 00 seconds
 
 
How Do I: Analyze and Decide the Best Grouping Structure in a Report in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2
 
How Do I: Use the Document Outline Tool in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2
 
How Do I: Use the Row and Column Group Tool in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2

19 minutes 57 seconds

08 minutes 48 seconds

12 minutes 15 seconds
 
 
How Do I: View My Report Dataset in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2
 
How Do I: Align Controls in a Report in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2
 
How Do I: Ensure My Report Fits Page Size in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2

08 minutes 02 seconds

13 minutes 40 seconds

12 minutes 02 seconds
 
 
How Do I: Group Data in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2
 
How Do I: Manage Companies in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2
 
How Do I: Migrate from Multiple Companies to a Multi-tenant Architecture in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2

12 minutes 05 seconds

18 minutes 19 seconds

13 minutes 34 seconds
 
 
How Do I: Migrate from a single-tenant NAV 2013 database to NAV 2013 R2 with a multi-tenancy architecture
 
How Do I: Backup and Restore in a Multitenant Environment in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2
 
How Do I: Set Up and Monitor Database Synchronization in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2

17 minutes 48 seconds

15 minutes 45 seconds

13 minutes 58 seconds
 
 
How Do I: Manage Tenants in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2
 
How Do I: Run an Automated Data Upgrade in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2
 
How Do I: SEPA One-off Direct Debit Collections in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2

14 minutes 24 seconds

24 minutes 11 seconds

19 minutes 16 seconds
 
 
How Do I: Manage Users in Windows PowerShell with Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2
 
How Do I: Deploy the Help Server in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2
 
How Do I: Create Windows PowerShell scripts for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2

17 minutes 11 seconds

10 minutes 35 seconds

16 minutes 23 seconds
 
 
How Do I: Get Started with Windows PowerShell for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2
 
How Do I: Use the Debugger in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2
 
How Do I: SEPA Recurring Direct Debit Collections in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2

19 minutes 46 seconds

12 minutes 11 seconds

18 minutes 06 seconds
 
 
How Do I: Do Full SQL Tracing for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2
 
How Do I: Monitor a Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2 Server Instance using Event Tracing
 
How Do I: Manage Objects in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2 Development Environment from the Command Prompt

10 minutes 38 seconds

16 minutes 08 seconds

19 minutes 02 seconds
 
 
How Do I: Enable and Verify Single Sign-on with Office 365 in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2 using Best Practice Analyzer and Windows PowerShell
 
How Do I: Export Payment Data to an Electronic Bank File in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2
 
How Do I: Set Up Web Client, Windows Client, NAS, and Web Services on Separate Service Tiers in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2

20 minutes 49 seconds

11 minutes 29 seconds

12 minutes 13 seconds
 
 
How Do I: Import a Variable-Column-Number Text File Using an XMLport in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2
 
How Do I: Create a Matrix Page in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2
 
How Do I: Set Up the Job Queue in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2

20 minutes 13 seconds

40 minutes 29 seconds

11 minutes 11 seconds
 
 
How Do I: Instruct My Bank to Execute Payments Based on Due Date in Microsoft Dynamics NAV
 
How Do I: Create and Utilize Template Reports in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2
 
How Do I: Use OData Web Services to Modify Data in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2

06 minutes 14 seconds

11 minutes 55 seconds

19 minutes 45 seconds
 
 
How Do I: Emphasize Data by Using Colors and Icons in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2
 
How Do I: Create an Advanced Group in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2
 
How Do I: Configure and Use the Background Posting Feature in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2

08 minutes 26 seconds

28 minutes 04 seconds

09 minutes 42 seconds
 
 
How Do I: Work with a Data Aware Extensibility Control in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2
 
How Do I: Use HTML on RDLC Reports in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2
 
How Do I: Use SetData and GetData in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2

29 minutes 55 seconds

08 minutes 15 seconds

13 minutes 33 seconds
 
 
How Do I: Use and Customize the SQL Server Map Control in a Report in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2
 
How Do I: Do Page X of Y in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2
 
How Do I: Use the Select Pattern in a Posting Routine in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2

18 minutes 23 seconds

10 minutes 49 seconds

19 minutes 0 seconds
 
 
How Do I: Use and Customize the SQL Server Databar, Indicator, and Sparkline Controls in a Report in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2
 
How Do I: Implement the Number Series Pattern in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2
 
How Do I: Secure Access to the Web Client Using SSL in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2

15 minutes 48 seconds

25 minutes 45 seconds

10 minutes 15 seconds
 
 
How Do I: Use the Transfer Custom Fields Design Pattern in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2
 
How Do I: Use Temporary Datasets in Microsoft Dynamics 2013 NAV R2
 
How Do I: Use the Silent File Upload and Download Design Pattern in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2

13 minutes 27 seconds

18 minutes 05 seconds

10 minutes 36 seconds
 
 
How Do I: Read and Understand Posting Routines in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2
 
How Do I: Create a Transfooter and Transheader in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2
 
How Do I: Build Solutions Using Design Patterns in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2

18 minutes 17 seconds

12 minutes 52 seconds

17 minutes 04 seconds
 
 
How Do I: Utilize the New RenderFormat Expressions in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2
 
How Do I: Implement Master Data in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2
 
How Do I: Create Transfooter/Transheader in the Body of the Report in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2

10 minutes 04 seconds

23 minutes 13 seconds

07 minutes 31 seconds
 
 
How Do I: Implement the Singleton Table Pattern in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2
 
How Do I: Use the Journal Template-Batch-Line Pattern in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2
 
How Do I: Work with Master Data and Posting in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2

13 minutes 20 seconds

13 minutes 55 seconds

23 minutes 45 seconds
 
 
How Do I: Use Charts in RDLC Reports in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2
 
How Do I: Upgrade Classic Report to Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2 – Part 1: Upgrade Request Form and Report Object
 
How Do I: Create a Dashboard Report in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2 (Part 1)

21 minutes 28 seconds

12 minutes 40 seconds

18 minutes 04 seconds
 

How Do I: Create a Dashboard Report in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2 (Part 2)

How Do I: Create My Own Business Charts in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2 - Part 1

How Do I: Create My Own Business Charts in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2 - Part 2

22 minutes 37 seconds

16 minutes 40 seconds

12 minutes 14 seconds
 

How Do I : Back Up and Restore Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2 Databases on Microsoft Azure

10 minutes 12 seconds

 

Internet Explorer 8


AJAX Navigation

Selectors API

Native JSON

3 minutes, 11 seconds

4 minutes, 46 seconds

2 minutes, 38 seconds

 

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Windows Phone 7


Windows Phone 7 in 7: Push Notifications

Windows Phone 7 in 7:
Developing for the Windows
Phone 7 Web Browser

Windows Phone 7 in 7:
Using the Windows Phone 7
Cameras

(08 minutes 08 seconds)

(05 minutes, 57 seconds)

(07 minutes, 00 seconds)




Windows Phone 7 in 7: SIP
Layout

Windows Phone 7 in 7:
Silverlight and Windows Phone 7

Windows Phone 7 in 7:
Globalization and
Localization

(07 minutes, 19 seconds)

(07 minutes 03 seconds)

(07 minutes 07 seconds)




Windows Phone 7 in 7:
XNA and Windows Phone 7

Windows Phone 7 in 7:
Manipulations

Windows Phone 7 in 7:
Using Media in Windows
Phone 7 Apps

(07 minutes 18 seconds)

(07 minutes 13 seconds)

(06 minutes 18 seconds)




Windows Phone 7 in 7:
The Application Bar

Windows Phone 7 in 7:
Introducing Windows
Phone 7

Windows Phone 7 in 7:
Getting Started with
Windows Phone 7

(07 minutes 25 seconds)

(07 minutes 10 seconds)

(06 minutes 53 seconds)




Windows Phone 7 in 7:
Connecting to Web Services

Windows Phone 7 in 7:
Windows Phone 7 Controls

Windows Phone 7 in 7:
Building a Location-aware
Application

(07 minutes 12 seconds)

(06 minutes 59 seconds)

(07 minutes 02 seconds)




Windows Phone 7 in 7:
Security and Windows
Phone 7

Windows Phone 7 in 7:
Using the Accelerometer

Windows Phone 7 in 7:
Using Isolated Storage

(07 minutes 28 seconds)

(07 minutes 08 seconds)

(07 minutes 11 seconds)




How Do I: Implement
Tombstoning in Windows
Phone 7 Applications?

How Do I: Migrate an Android
Application to a Windows
Phone 7 Application?

How Do I: Use Page Turn
Animation in a Windows
Phone 7 Application?

(07 minutes 11 seconds)

(03 minutes 57 seconds)

(5 minutes 58 seconds)




How Do I: Use MVVM
in a Windows Phone 7
application?

How Do I: Implement Tilt
Effects in a Windows Phone 7
Application?

How Do I: Use Touch
Manipulation in a Windows
Phone 7 Application?

(6 minutes 13 seconds)

(5 minutes 17 seconds)

(5 minutes 15 seconds)




How Do I: Make Windows
Phone 7 Applications Support Orientation Changes?

How Do I: Migrate an iPhone
Application to a Windows
Phone 7 Application?

How Do I: Use XNA for Game
State Management in a
Windows Phone 7 application?

(6 minutes 15 seconds)

(6 minutes 44 seconds)

(6 minutes 43 seconds)




How Do I: Use XNA for
Gestures and Collision
Detection in a Windows
Phone 7 Application?

How Do I: Save Images to the
Pictures Hub and Retrieve them
back from the Hub in a Windows
Phone 7 Application?
How Do I: Use Push
Notifications
for Tile Customization in a
Windows Phone 7 Application?

(7 minutes 00 seconds)

(5 minutes 26 seconds)

(8 minutes 4 seconds)




How do I: Use Push Notifications
in a Windows Phone 7
Application?

How Do I: Use XNA for Game
State Management in a
Windows Phone 7 Application?

How do I: Use Reactive
Extensions to Enable
Accelerometer Emulation in a
Windows Phone 7 Application?

(7 minutes 33 seconds)

(6 minutes 43 seconds)

(6 minutes 41 seconds)




How Do I: Use a Microsoft
Advertising pubCenter
Advertisement in a XNA
Game App?

How Do I: Measure Ad
Performance of Windows
Phone 7 Apps in Microsoft
Advertising pubCenter?

How Do I: Register Ad-Enabled
Windows Phone 7 Apps using
Microsoft Advertising
pubCenter?

(9 minutes 17 seconds)

(3 minutes 03 seconds)

(5 minutes 37 seconds)




How Do I: Develop a Windows
Phone 7 App to Access the
SharePoint List Data?

How Do I: Develop a Windows
Phone 7 2D Silverlight Game Application?

How Do I: Develop a Windows
Phone 7 3D XNA Game
Application?

(7 minutes 12 seconds)

(7 minutes 18 seconds)

(5 minutes 19 seconds)




How Do I: Optimize the
Performance of Windows
Phone 7 Applications?

How Do I: Develop a Windows
Phone 7 2D XNA Game
Application?

How Do I: Create a Progress
Barfor Silverlight
Out-of-Browser Applications
in Windows Phone 7?

(6 minutes 33 seconds)

(7 minutes 11 seconds)

(7 minutes 43 seconds)




How Do I: Start Making Money
using the Microsoft Advertising
Solution for WP7?

How Do I: Develop a Windows
Phone 7 Custom Touch
Application?

How Do I: Leverage Microsoft Expression Blend 4 for
Windows Phone 7 Apps?

(7 minutes 49 seconds)

(8 minutes 15 seconds)

(9 minutes 06 seconds)




How Do I: Consume REST
Services in Windows Phone
7 Applications?

How Do I: Consume Live
Services in Windows Phone
7 Applications?

How Do I: Design an
User Interface for
Windows
Phone 7 Applications?

(6 minutes 19 seconds)

(4 minutes 57 seconds)

(7 minutes 11 seconds)




Testing Network Availability in Windows Phone

Implicit Data Templates in
Windows Phone Mango

How Do I: Work with the
JSON Data in Windows
Phone 7 Applications?

(3 minutes 32 seconds)

(7 minutes 24 seconds)

(6 minutes 31 seconds)




How Do I: Use the
Search Extensibility features
in Windows Phone ‘Mango’?

How Do I: Work with the
Execution Model in Windows
Phone ‘Mango’?

How Do I: Update Tiles
and Use Secondary Tiles in
Windows Phone ‘Mango’?

(12 minutes 03 seconds)

(15 minutes 39 seconds)

(14 minutes 20 seconds)




How Do I: Use the
System Tray features in
Windows Phone ‘Mango'?

How Do I: Use the new
Bing Tasks in Windows
Phone ‘Mango’?

How Do I: Use the
Profiler in Windows
Phone ‘Mango’?

(11 minutes 28 seconds)

(7 minutes 50 seconds)

(8 minutes 8 seconds)




How Do I: Use the new features
in the Windows Phone
‘Mango’ Emulator and Tools?

How Do I: Use HTML5 in the WebBrowser Control in Windows Phone 'Mango'?

How Do I: Access OData
Resources in Windows
Phone ‘Mango’?

(13 minutes 38 seconds)

(12 minutes 00 seconds)

(9 minutes 28 seconds)




How Do I: Work with
a Local Database in
Windows Phone ‘Mango’?

How Do I: Create an
Augmented Reality Application
in Windows Phone ‘Mango’?

How Do I: Access Contacts
and Appointments Data
in Windows Phone ‘Mango’?

(13 minutes 19 seconds)

(13 minutes 38 seconds)

(12 minutes 10 seconds)




How Do I: Localize an
Application in Windows
Phone ‘Mango’?

How Do I: Communicate with
Sockets in Windows
Phone ‘Mango’?

How Do I: Use the Rich
TextBox control in
Windows Phone ‘Mango’?

(14 minutes 36 seconds)

(17 minutes 10 seconds)

(9 minutes 54 seconds)




How Do I: Combine Silverlight
and XNA in Windows
Phone ‘Mango’?

How Do I: Programmatically
access the Camera Features
in Windows Phone ‘Mango’?

How Do I: Use Toast,
Tile and Raw Notifications
in Windows Phone ‘Mango’?

(9 minutes 23 seconds)

(12 minutes 21 seconds)

(17 minutes 15 seconds)




(11 minutes 17 seconds)

(11 minutes 42 seconds)

(19 minutes 12 seconds)




(15 minutes 52 seconds)
(08 minutes 53 seconds)(10 minutes 07 seconds)

(8 minutes 01 seconds)

 

More “How Do I?” Windows Phone 7 videos

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