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White Papers and Articles

Use the following white papers and articles to learn more about specific topics for Microsoft Dynamics GP.

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013

Choosing a Development Tool

Helps provide guidance when you’re choosing which development tool to use to create an integration for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013. A detailed description of each tool is provided. You can use this information and the comparison charts at the end of the document to help you make a decision about the best tool to use for a specific integration.

Microsoft Dynamics GP Architecture

Describes the architecture for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013. Explains how the architecture’s features make Microsoft Dynamics GP an outstanding solution for organizations implementing a business management system today, and describes how the architecture allows Microsoft Dynamics GP to grow with these organizations in the future.

Using Microsoft Team Foundation 2012 with Microsoft Dexterity

Provides the basic instructions for setting up Microsoft Team Foundation 2012 as a source code control repository for Dexterity.

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010

Choosing a Development Tool

Helps provide guidance when you’re choosing which development tool to use to create an integration for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010. A detailed description of each tool is provided. You can use this information and the comparison charts at the end of the document to help you make a decision about the best tool to use for a specific integration.

Microsoft Dynamics GP Architecture

Describes the architecture for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010. Explains how the architecture’s features make Microsoft Dynamics GP an outstanding solution for organizations implementing a business management system today, and describes how the architecture allows Microsoft Dynamics GP to grow with these organizations in the future.

Recording Test Cases with the Macro System

Describes how to use the macro system in the Dexterity runtime to record test cases for use in regression testing.

Using a .NET Assembly from a Dexterity-based Application

Describes how to create a .NET assembly and use it in a Microsoft Dexterity-based application.

Using Microsoft Team Foundation 2010 with Microsoft Dexterity

Provides the basic instructions for setting up Microsoft Team Foundation 2010 as a source code control repository for Dexterity.

Earlier Releases

Benchmark Performance: 1,000 Concurrent Users with Microsoft SQL Server 2005

Documents performance benchmark testing for running Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0 with 1,000 constant concurrent users. All users were engaged in heavy transaction processing or analysis activity, across various functional areas of the solution.

Creating a Windows Service That Uses eConnect to Integrate Data

Explains how to use eConnect, Microsoft Visual Basic .NET, and Microsoft Visual Studio .NET to develop a Windows service to automate the process of importing data. This information describes how to create a Windows service that uses the .NET FileSystemWatcher class to monitor a directory for file operations, so users can import their data in a timely and accurate fashion.

eConnect Serialization Example Using Microsoft Visual Basic .NET and ADO.NET

Demonstrates how to serialize data from a custom Microsoft SQL Server table and use eConnect objects to integrate the records into Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0. This information walks you through the steps of adding a new Windows application, applying the sample code, and debugging and testing the application.

Integrating with the ApplicationRoleProvider Framework for the Microsoft Dynamics Security Synchronization Utility

Describes how to use the ApplicationRoleProvider class to develop and configure standalone applications, and create application providers compatible with the Microsoft Dynamics Security Synchronization Utility.

Planning for Security in Business Portal

Describes the Business Portal architecture and explains concepts related to securing the network, the Web server, the Web site, and data.

Planning for Security in Microsoft Dynamics GP 10

Helps you determine how to make your Microsoft Dynamics GP data as secure as possible. Includes security recommendations for Microsoft Dynamics GP, as well as servers, networks, and other components of your implementation.