Extend Finance and Operations apps

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Dynamics 365
Finance and Operations

Extensions allow developers to make changes to the user experience in Finance and Operations apps by implementing modifications to the code that do not affect the base code. Among other benefits, extensions let developers update Finance and Operations apps to adhere to business processes and required changes.

Prerequisites

  • Basic object-oriented development knowledge and experience.
  • Basic development skills in Finance and Operations apps.
  • General knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems.
  • Basic knowledge of Integrated Development Environment (IDE) or Visual Studio.

Modules in this learning path

Important

Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations is now being licensed as Dynamics 365 Finance and Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management. For more information about these licensing changes, see Dynamics 365 Licensing Update.

Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations is customized by using extensions, which let you add functionality to model elements and source code in the Application Object Tree (AOT) by using Visual Studio.

Important

Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations is now being licensed as Dynamics 365 Finance and Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management. For more information about these licensing changes, see Dynamics 365 Licensing Update.

Elements in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations are customized through extensions to help you modify properties, add components, or remove controls.

Important

Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations is now being licensed as Dynamics 365 Finance and Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management. For more information about these licensing changes, see Dynamics 365 Licensing Update.

Business events provide a mechanism that lets external systems receive notifications from Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations. In this way, the systems can perform business actions in response to the business events.