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Proxy Classes for .NET Interop to X++ [AX 2012]

Updated: October 21, 2011

Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Feature Pack, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

A proxy class is a .NET Framework class that provides access to one X++ item type of Microsoft Dynamics AX. You can build proxies for the following X++ item types:

  • Classes – both application and system classes.

  • Tables – both application and system tables.

  • Enums – both base and system enums.

Caution noteCaution

You cannot build a proxy for an X++ interface. If you try, a proxy is generated for a .NET Framework class which at best approximates the interface. This improper translation into a class causes some common scenarios to fail, and it might create problems in future releases.

You can generate the proxy C# or Visual Basic source code by using the Application Explorer in Microsoft Visual Studio. For more information, see Walkthrough: Adding an X++ Object to a Visual Studio Project.

Proxies are usually a better alternative to .NET Business Connector. .NET Business Connector requires your C# code to use a late-bound programming model. Proxies require an early-bound programming model. The early-bound model enables the code editor to provide IntelliSense. The early-bound model also enables the compiler to catch misspellings and other errors before the code is run.


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