It’s that time of the year again! Time to say goodbye to the outgoing year, 2012, and receive the new one, 2013, making all sort of resolutions that we never seem to be able to achieve and with good measure, since most of us are simply consumed with the daily grind that lifting our heads up to take a breather and see the forest from the trees seems difficult and sometimes downright impossible. 2012 however was a very good year and gave me tons of stuff to write about. In retrospect, 3 conferences, 2 virtual conferences, the release of Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 and the Web Client are simply a subset of the activities that allowed me to write some really cool stuff that you expressed through your comments to enjoy.
With another Summit behind us, it’s just fitting that I close this one out with some remarks about the event, and as it is customary, with all links I could find from people talking about it. This is indeed my second GPUG Summit as a presenter and I have to say, this event is growing very fast in popularity, with over 550 users, partners, and ISVs from the Microsoft Dynamics GP world
A few days ago I created a simple example to create a vendor in Dynamics GP using eConnect.
Last week, while searching for something on Microsoft’s PartnerSource, I came across an announcement that Microsoft is discontinuing sales of the Extender module and that both sales and support of Extender will revert back to eOne Solutions , the original developer of Extender, starting February 1, 2013. Please note that eOne has always sold a more advanced version of Extender, called Extender Enterprise.
Below is an old tip from one of the GP Reports Viewer monthly newsletters . In the past few months I have had to look this up several times, because I just cannot seem to remember the syntax, so I thought I would put it on my blog, where it will be easier for to find for everyone, including me. The situation where I last needed this was when I was creating a Crystal Report and wanted to hide a date field if it returns ’1/1/1900′, the equivalent of a NULL in Dynamics GP data