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New Book: Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 Application Design

by Jason Gumpert
Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 Application Design

Microsoft MVP Mark Brummel has a new book that aims to clarify how the worlds of functional and technical design in Dynamics NAV 2013 must be made to work together for the creation of successful solutions.

Unlike a pure development book, Brummel has targeted the newly published Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 Application Design at both functional consultants and technical developers.  

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Since developers have access to the complete source code of Dynamics NAV, Brummel believes it is important for them to understand not only the syntax, but also the design of the application. Wrongly customized systems could break the application quite easily.

One area of focus of the new book is design patterns, a topic on which Brummel has been a leader over the last few years through his founding role in the Partner Ready Software initiative.  The book describes dozens of these patterns and explains exactly how data is moved around in the system and why.

The book also describes the most commonly used application areas such as finance, relationship management, sales and purchasing, warehousing, and jobs. It contains examples of how to modify and extend each application area. There is also a tutorial on how to build up a new application area from scratch and two example applications. ...

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About Jason Gumpert

As the editor of, Jason oversees all editorial content on the site and at our events, as well as providing site management and strategy. He can be reached at

Prior to co-founding, Jason was a Principal Software Consultant at Parametric Technology Corporation (PTC), where he implemented solutions, trained customers, managed software development, and spent some time in the pre-sales engineering organization. He has also held consulting positions at CSC Consulting and Monitor Group.

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