Exam MB6-890 Microsoft Dynamics AX Development Introduction
Published: December 18, 2015
Technology: Microsoft Dynamics AX
Credit toward certification: Specialist
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Understand the architecture and development environment (20% – 25%)
Describe the Microsoft Dynamics AX architecture
Identify features of Microsoft Dynamics AX; describe the development environment; describe the components in the application stack; identify cloud architecture components; explain the server architecture; describe the layer architecture
Use Microsoft Visual Studio to manage development with Microsoft Dynamics AX
Identify the windows and basic navigation of Visual Studio; describe differences between and uses for projects, models, solutions, and packages
Use the Application Explorer to develop new elements (25% – 30%)
Create and manage labels and resources
Create new label files; create and use labels; describe elements and uses for labels; identify best practices for labels; identify uses for resources
Create and manage data types
Describe uses for base enumerations; create new base enumerations; identify best practices for base enumerations; describe primitive and extended data types; create new extended data types; identify key properties for extended data types; implement best practices for extended data types
Create and manage tables
Identify the components of a table; describe various types of table relationships; describe various types of table indexes; implement best practices for tables, relationships, and indexes
Read, Write, and Understand Basic X++ (30% – 35%)
Identify the characteristics of X++; use the code editor to write X++; describe the features of IntelliSense; identify basic syntax for X++; describe the use of common key words in X++; describe the features of the debugger; use the comparison tool; use the best practice checker
Work with X++ control statements
Work with variables, operators, conditional statements, and loops; use built-in functions; use communication tools
Work with classes
Create new classes; describe scoping events and parameters; describe inheritance; identify key best practices when writing X++
Use X++ to manipulate data
Identify techniques for data retrieval; explain uses for transaction integrity checking; insert, update, and delete records using X++; identify best practices for manipulating data with X++
Manage exceptions in X++
Identify exception types; use try/catch statements; describe the features of optimistic concurrency control; describe best practices for exception handling with X++
Manage the User Interface and Security for Developers (20% – 25%)
Manage the user interface
Identify components of various form patterns; identify common form patterns and sub patterns; identify key properties for form elements; apply and validate form patterns; describe uses for tiles; describe how to join data in forms; implement best practices for form development
Manage the user navigation
Identify types of menu items; create menu items and menus; identify key properties for menu items; describe uses for menu items; implement best practices for menus and menu items
Manage security in the development environment
Describe the security architecture; describe the components of role-based security; create new privileges, duties, and roles in the application explorer; describe the extensible data security framework
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Who should take this exam?
This exam is intended for individuals who plan to implement the basic technical and development tasks required to customize Microsoft Dynamics AX. This audience typically includes technical consultants, programmers, and IT personnel. Candidates should have a basic knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics AX, Visual Studio 2015, and object-oriented programming.
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