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October 22nd, 2014

The best Dynamics AX blogs users and developers need to read

As a robust ERP system, Microsoft Dynamics AX has a lot going on and it can be difficult to find the answer to every setup, feature and troubling shooting question. But you can still cut down the amount of time for the answer searching significantly. To help you do this, we’ve compiled a list of our top blogs that have helped us solve road blocks we’ve come across with Dynamics AX as well as been some of our favourite go-to resources for both users and developers.

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For Dynamics AX Users

Dynamics AX Training
This blog offers free basic training for Dynamics AX financials, trade and logistics, and production. The posts are easy to follow and give examples that walk you through the process.

Yet Another Dynamics AX Blog
This blog by Tommy Skaue is written with a likeable conversational tone making it another easy to follow blog. He is Microsoft Dynamics AX MVP (Most Valuable Professional), his blog was chosen as one of the top 25 Dynamics AX blogs.

My Financial Dynamics AX Blog
If you’re looking for resources or information specifically for Dynamics AX financials, this is blog is a great resource to check out. The author posts about specific feature functionality and gives step by step instructions for setup. This blog was also chosen as one of the top 25 Dynamics AX blogs.

Dynamics HR Blog
This blog is written by people from the Microsoft Dynamics AX HCM Team and provides tips, how-to’s and information on new releases.

To see the rest of the Top 25 Microsoft Dynamics AX blogs, visit them here.

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Dynamics Entity Relationship Diagrams
Having difficulty remembering the entity relationships for the core tables of the application modules in Dynamics AX 2012 R2? This website hosts all of them and you can also use this site to quickly list all the foreign key relationships for a table, including both its child and parent tables.

TIP: Do you know which version of Dynamics you are using? Make sure to always check your version of Dynamics. The overview of Dynamics versions and build numbers can be found here.

 

For Dynamics AX Developers

The Official Microsoft Inside Dynamics Blog 
As the official blog of the Microsoft  Dynamics developer team, this blog provides all of the latest news and tech tips. It also provides a section that points you to the right direction to find the top support solutions.

Microsoft Dynamics AX Developer Center
The Microsoft Dynamics AX Developer Center is a hub for product information, announcements, documentation for developers, and other resources from Microsoft.

Dynamics AX Musings
Dynamics AX MVP Joris de Gruyter covers articles, news, how-to’s and need-to-knows written in a conversational tone. He has also curated a page with links to Dynamics AX resources and downloads for AX 2012 Developers as well as one for source control, testing and code deployments.
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AX Wonders
AX Wonders is a blog for Microsoft Dynamics AX, Sharepoint and .NET (C#, ASP.NET) development. The author Eduardo Arias provides some great diagrams to help make understanding the concepts easier.
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Palle Agermarks Microsoft Dynamics AX blog 
Palle Agermarks Microsoft Dynamics AX blog is a simple blog, but what we like about it is that he also share a lot of other useful resources, downloads and links in his posts. The author also separates his go-to Microsoft Resources by version (2012, 2009, general AX, and general Microsoft) instead of features.
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Dynamics AX 2012 Interview Questions
This list contains important questions to ask during an interview with a Dynamics developer, but it’s also a great refresher for current Microsoft Dynamics developers on the basics.

Let us know what Dynamics AX blogs you use by commenting below!

 

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