Enterprise portal development

About this course

This two-day course introduces the student to the uses of the Enterprise Portal in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012. This course begins with an overview of installing the Enterprise Portal. The student will then learn about the development environment of Enterprise Portal and will be able to build and customise the appearance of a functional web site using new and existing Enterprise Portal application objects. Students will also learn about Microsoft Dynamics AX User Control elements available in Visual Studio as well as how elements in the Application Object Tree (AOT) can be deployed across environments.

Agenda

Module 1: Overview

Lessons

  • What is Enterprise Portal
  • Enterprise Portal architecture

Module 2: Installation

Lessons

  • Enterprise Portal requirements
  • Installing the Enterprise Portal
  • Configuring enterprise search
  • Installing the Visual Studio tools

Module 3: Structure and permissions

Lessons

  • Structure of the Enterprise Portal
  • Security and permissions

Module 4: Customisations

Lessons

  • Customising Enterprise Portal appearance
  • Customising pages
  • Web parts

Labs

  • Edit a page
  • Create a new role center page

Module 5: Modelling

Lessons

  • List pages
  • Modeling list pages
  • Detail pages
  • Creating a detail page
  • Linking the detail page and the list page

Labs

  • Creating a list page
  • Create a preview pane
  • Create a cue group FactBox
  • Create a data set
  • Create a user control
  • Create a detail page

Module 6: Debugging

Lessons

  • Overview of debugging in Enterprise Portal development
  • Debugging X++ in the Enterprise Portal
  • Debugging user controls in Visual Studio
  • Debugging user controls on Enterprise Portal pages

Module 7: Common X++ and C# development

Lessons

  • Data set methods
  • Data set parameters
  • Common user control elements

Lab

  • User control with grid

Module 8: Additional X++ and C# development

Lessons

  • Additional user control elements
  • Record context
  • Eventing
  • Labels
  • Metadata
  • Page redirection
  • Proxies

Labs

  • Connecting web parts
  • Setting the detail page edit mode
  • Managed metadata

Module 9: Deployment

Lessons

  • Elements in the AOT
  • Model store
  • Deployment
Microsoft Certified Trainer

All our instructors are Microsoft certified and have a minimum of ten years’ training and real-world Dynamics experience. ANEGIS also provides professional technical equipment and fully equipped training rooms.

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