We recently recommended to one of our AX 2009 clients that they redeploy their AX infrastructure to reap the benefits from newer hardware, utilize virtual OS’s, and do some much needed housekeeping in the process. We recommended installing AX 2009 SP1 RU3 (their current level) on Windows 2012 and SQL 2012. There are some interesting hurdles when installing AX 2009 on SQL 2012, so we thought we would share our findings and spare you the grief.
When developing a report in Visual Studio 2010 for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 I wanted to include the parameters quoted in the “No Rows Message.” This message is simply the text that is inserted into the report when no data is found.
Recently, one of our clients requested that the default font size be increased on some of their reports to make them more readable for the users. This change was to be used for a few out-of-the-box reports, custom reports, and AutoReports generated from forms as well.
Chances are that you have heard about the new AxBuild tool which can reduce the compile time from hours to minutes (This particular compile took forty minutes). The program can achieve such speed by performing a parallel compile. It is worth taking the time to explore and use this new apparatus...