Developer Learning Catalog

The following catalog is organized from core knowledge to specific domains, and from most basic to most advanced. If content exists in multiple formats, we'll let you know, so that you can choose the training format that best meets your needs. For more information, see Training content formats.

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Get started with Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations Learn how Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations supports businesses to manage their global financial systems, operational business processes and streamlined supply chains to empower people to make fast informed decisions. As the first step in your career of working with Finance and Operations you must familiarize yourself with its features and functionality regardless of your desired role. Free self-paced online learning path 1.5 hours

Core development concepts

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Introduction to developing with Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations As a developer working with Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, it’s important to have a firm grasp of the main architecture components of the Dynamics 365 ecosystem and Finance and Operations. Knowledge of core developer concepts, including technical capabilities, source code, testing frameworks, and reporting tools, will support your further efforts in building development skills that you can apply to Finance and Operations. Free, self-paced online learning path 4 hours
Building Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations Developing in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations requires a basic understanding of the tasks required to build new elements and customize Finance and Operations. The tasks include understanding X++ code and Visual Studio, as well as being able to create and modify the basic elements of the system. Free, self-paced online learning path 8.5 hours
Extending Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations Extensions allow developers to make changes to the user experience in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations by implementing modifications to the code that do not affect the base code. Among other benefits, this lets developers to update Finance and Operations to adhere to business processes and required changes. Free, self-paced online learning path 1.5 hours
Connect to Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations Integration and the ability to access your data in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations are important capabilities. Developers who have learned to build and extend code in Finance and Operations can enhance their knowledge of development by learning about data integration and how connecting to data can have positive impacts on users. Free, self-paced online learning path 4 hours
Migrate data and go live with Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations As a functional consultant, and developer, you must understand how to prepare your customer's data for migration, work with data management, and perform user acceptance testing to go live with Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations. Free, self-paced online learning path 3 hours
Finance And Operations: Dev ALM (DYN521PAL2) Please join us for this Tech Talk, where we will discuss Development Application Lifecyle Management concepts, tools and the best practices we recommend. We will cover how Lifecycle Services, Visual Studio and Azure DevOps work together to enable business process focused continuous delivery of your solution’s code base, and servicing of your environments. Free recording of a web conference 49 minutes
Extensibility (DYN384PAL2) This session will provide an overview of the extensibility plans Microsoft has announced and the recommended path forward for partners and customers who have overlayered code. We will discuss the various methods of extending a solution, looking deep into the metadata extensibility features as well as the ability to augment and extend code. The powerful new Chain of Command feature will be demonstrated, and we will show how many extensibility features are unblocked by this technology. Free recording of a web conference 55 minutes
Finance and Operations: Extending Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations with Power Apps (DYN558PAL2) Tech Talk which discusses in detail and demonstrates extending talent applications using Microsoft Power Apps and Power Automate. Free recording of a web conference 43 minutes
Finance and Operations: Extensibility (DYN518PAL2) We will provide an overview and update on Microsoft's extensibility plans. We will discuss in detail the various ways of extending a solution, looking deep into the metadata extensibility features as well as the ability to augment and extend code, including via the powerful Chain of Command feature.​ Free recording of a web conference 50 minutes
Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) Setup (VIR782PAL) This Tech Talk will walk thru the necessary steps to configure a VSTS instance and project to connect to LCS implementation project for Dev/Test environment configuration.​ Free recording of a web conference 41 minutes
Integration (VIR806PAL) This Tech Talk will discuss different integration options for Dynamics 365 for Operations including code samples and demonstrations. Free recording of a web conference 58 minutes
CDS Data Integrator (DYN451PAL2) Please join us for this tech talk on the capabilities of the Common Data Service (CDS) Data Integrator. We will discuss integration options between other Dynamics 365 apps and Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations, as well as integrating with other, third-party solutions. Free recording of a web conference 61 minutes
Integration Between Dynamics 365 for Sales and Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations via CDS (DYN340PAL) In this Tech talk we will introduce the integration scenario known as Prospect to cash, with sales and marketing activities in Dynamics 365 for Sales and fulfillment in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations. We will also take a look at the Data integrator and how to modify the integration. Free recording of a web conference 54 minutes
Data Management (DYN445PAL2) Please join us for this tech talk on Data Management. Learn about the options available and the scenarios for which they are recommended. We will cover the Data Management framework, templates, database copying, cross-company data sharing and performance considerations. Free recording of a web conference 58 minutes
Azure Integration Tools for Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations (DYN386PAL) This TechTalk will cover the types of tools one might consider while integrating with Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations and when to choose which integration tool. The session will also walk-through some of integration scenarios orchestrated using Azure integration services. Free recording of a web conference 63 minutes
Integration Frameworks within Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations (DYN385PAL) This session will provide an overview of the integration frameworks within Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations and discuss the consideration under which these frameworks could be used. Free recording of a web conference 64 minutes
Copy Into Legal Entity (DYN383PAL) In this session, we will discuss a new feature in the data management framework, Copy into legal entity. We will first briefly review the new features added to the data management framework in platform 8 for the workspace, templates, and data projects and then discuss the additional functionality added for Copy into legal entity. Free recording of a web conference 54 minutes
How To Extend or Build New Analytical Workspaces (DYN321PAL) This Tech Talk will provide a walk through on how to extend or build new Analytical Workspaces. Free recording of a web conference 59 minutes
Mobile Framework (VIR824PAL) This tech talk will walk through the mobile framework capabilities for building apps in Dynamics 365 for Operations. The session will also demonstrate some recently built apps. Free recording of a web conference 58 minutes

Servicing

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Finance and Operations: Servicing, Supporting and Maintaining Production (DYN651PAL2) Tech Talk on how to efficiently support, maintain and service your Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations production environment. Free recording of a web conference 53 minutes
Finance and Operations: Feature Management (DYN641PAL2) Tech Talk on the Feature management experience. It provides a workspace where you can view, enable, disable, and schedule features that have been delivered in each release. By default, new features are turned off. You can use the workspace to turn them on and view the documentation for them. Attend this meeting to see what is delivered in 10.0.3 and our plans for future releases. Free recording of a web conference 47 minutes
Finance And Operations: Microsoft Managed Continuous Updates (DYN610PAL) The Continuous Update cadence for Finance and Operations has started! Please join us during this hour to discuss Microsoft Managed Continuous updates, the user experience already available in Lifecycle Services, and forthcoming updates. Free recording of a web conference 61 minutes
Finance And Operations: Microsoft Managed Continuous Updates: What's new - November 1, 2018 (DYN533cust) During this hour we will discuss updates to the Microsoft Managed Continuous update cadence as well as take a look at the user experience in Lifecycle Services. Free recording of a web conference 59 minutes
Microsoft Managed Continuous Updates (DYN474PAL2) We will discuss Microsoft’s plans for keeping your system up-to-date with the latest release. We will cover timelines, the cadence for major and minor updates, the planned procedures, the implications, and what you should do for optimal results. Free recording of a web conference 62 minutes

Migration and upgrade

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Finance and Operations: Upgrading from 7.x to 8+ (DYN519PAL2) Please join us for our next TechTalk, during which we will cover the 7.X to 8.X upgrade process. We will discuss various scenarios and steps to execute for code upgrade and data upgrade. We will also cover extensibility request scenarios and how to raise them where appropriate. Part 1 of 2. Free recording of a web conference 61 minutes
AX2012 to Dynamics 365 for Operations Upgrade (VIR817PAL2) This Tech Talk will provide an overview on how to upgrade code and data from Dynamics AX 2012 to Dynamics 365 for Operations. Free recording of a web conference 45 minutes
AX2009 to Dynamics 365 for Operations Migration Tools (VIR809PAL) This session will cover tooling available to assist you with migrating from AX2009 to D365 for Operations. Free recording of a web conference 55 minutes

Testing

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Finance and Operations: Acceptance Test Library (DYN650PAL2) Tech Talk on how to efficiently support, maintain and service your Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations production environment. Free recording of a web conference 61 minutes
Finance and Operations: Regression Suite Automation Tool -- Background & Setup (DYN646PAL) This is the first of a two-part series on Regression Suite Automation Testing (RSAT). In this session, we will cover how to keep pace with continuous updates using automated testing via RSAT. Learnings and recommendations on creating task recordings and executing tests using RSAT will be covered, along with a step-by-step walkthrough of the installation and setup. Free recording of a web conference 70 minutes
Finance and Operations: Regression Suite Automation Tool -- Testing Lifecycle Demo (DYN647PAL) This is the second of a two-part series on Regression Suite Automation Testing (RSAT). This session will cover a demo of the whole cycle of creating and saving task recordings from Finance and Operations to the BPM library in LCS, synchronizing the BPM library to create test cases in Azure DevOps, grouping the test cases into test suites, and loading and executing the test suites in RSAT. Free recording of a web conference 70 minutes
Finance and Operations: Performance Benchmark for Dynamics 365 (DYN550PAL2) In this Tech Talk, we will describe an approach for preparing and delivering a performance benchmark on Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations. We will present the process, main concepts and tools before illustrating a simple case with a demonstration. Free recording of a web conference 68 minutes
Finance and Operations: Performance Key Patterns and Anti-patterns for Dynamics 365 (DYN549PAL) In this Tech Talk, we will present efficient performance patterns that we have seen project teams implement successfully. We will also describe anti-patterns that can lead to serious performance degradation of the Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations environment. Free recording of a web conference 58 minutes
Finance and Operations: Performance Troubleshooting Tools for Dynamics 365 (DYN541PAL2) In this Tech Talk, we will present the different tools that can be used to troubleshoot Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations performance issues. This session will contain some scenario-based demonstrations and initial guidance on how to approach typical performance issues. Free recording of a web conference 64 minutes
Task Automation Framework for Data Management (DYN447PAL2) Please join us for this tech talk on the new Task Automation Framework for Data Management. Learn how the framework facilitates testing of data entities & integrations, validation of the resulting data, and automation of other tasks in the Data Management Framework. Free recording of a web conference 55 minutes