execute stored procedure with parameters dynamics ax 2012

by alirazazaidi on October 20, 2014

During in one of my assignment, I have to call sql server stored procedure from X++ code. There is little tricky to call stored procedure with parameters. Following code will help me to call stored procedure with Parameters. Consider sp_StudentCreates a stored procedure with three parameters, first two string and last one is date.

private void InsertStudent( StudentDC  _dc)
{
    LoginProperty loginProperty;

OdbcConnection odbcConnection;

Statement statement;

ResultSet resultSet;

LoginProperty myLoginProperty;

str sql, criteria;

int output;

SqlStatementExecutePermission perm;

str myUserName="dynamicworld\\aliraza.zaidi";

str myPassword="xyz";

str myConnectionString;

myConnectionString=strfmt("UID=%1;PWD=%2",myUserName,myPassword);

myLoginProperty = new LoginProperty();

myLoginProperty.setServer("dynamicworld.com");

myLoginProperty.setDatabase("studentDb");

myLoginProperty.setOther(myConnectionString);



//Create a connection to external database.

odbcConnection = new OdbcConnection(myLoginProperty);



if (odbcConnection)

{



    sql = "Execute sp_StudentCreates   '"+_dc.parmFirstName())+"','"+_dc.parmLastMame())+"','"+date2str(_dc.parmDate(),321,DateDay::Digits2,DateSeparator::Hyphen,DateMonth::Digits2,DateSeparator::Hyphen,DateYear::Digits4)+"'";
 info(sql);

//Assert permission for executing the sql string.

perm = new SqlStatementExecutePermission(sql);

perm.assert();



//Prepare the sql statement.

statement = odbcConnection.createStatement();

output = statement.executeUpdate(sql);






statement.close();

}

else

{

error("Failed to log on to the database through ODBC.");
}

}

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Connect to an external Database from Dynamics Ax 2012

by alirazazaidi on October 18, 2014

Sometimes we have to communicate with outside of Dynamics Ax with in boundaries of Dynamics ax.

Consider following scenario where I have to communicate with StudentDb in Sql server and insert rows in Student Info. We can do this with odbc connection.

 

 

Now create New AX job and paste following code there

 

 

LoginProperty loginProperty;

OdbcConnection odbcConnection;

Statement statement;

ResultSet resultSet;

LoginProperty myLoginProperty;

str sql, criteria;

int output;

SqlStatementExecutePermission perm;

str myUserName="dynamicworld\\aliraza.zaidi";

str myPassword="abcd";

str myConnectionString;

 

;

 

 

 

 

myConnectionString=strfmt("UID=%1;PWD=%2",myUserName,myPassword);

myLoginProperty = new LoginProperty();

myLoginProperty.setServer("WIN-IKPOSIU2SGD");

myLoginProperty.setDatabase("studentdb");

myLoginProperty.setOther(myConnectionString);

 

//Create a connection to external database.

odbcConnection = new OdbcConnection(myLoginProperty);

 

if (odbcConnection)

{

 

sql ="INSERT INTO ..[StudentInfo]([FirstName],[LastName]) VALUES ('aliraza','zaidi')";

//Assert permission for executing the sql string.

perm = new SqlStatementExecutePermission(sql);

perm.assert();

 

//Prepare the sql statement.

statement = odbcConnection.createStatement();

output = statement.executeUpdate(sql);

 

 

statement.close();

}

else

{

error("Failed to log on to the database through ODBC.");
}




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During exploring the question posted on Microsoft community AX fourm, I found about a global method, which converters numeric values into words.

10-15-2014 12-05-28 AM
static void Job_AmountInWords(Args _args)

{

info(numeralsToTxt(420.420));

}

 

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During SSRS report for Dynamics Ax 2012, I found that when report goes on multiple pages, column header did not appear all page except the first one.

I fix this problem by setting some properties to true.

 

Select the tablix and below right side of columns group header and click there on small arrow head and select the advance Mode.

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This will open the row group  header and column groups like below picture.

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Now right click on top static in row groups, or Press F4 to open the properties window.

 

 

From property window, set propertyRepeatOnNewPage to True. Also set KeepWithGroup property to After

 

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. When you deploy the report. Column header will appear on each page.

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Recently installed the SSRS report extension on my VM Dynamics Ax 2012 R2 CU7. During installation, I continuously found following error message In log files.

 

“Unable to find appropriate service endpoint information in the configuration object”

Later I understand that SSRS reports communicate with AOS through WCF services and WCF service for Dynamics Ax was not running on AOS.

When I opened the Application Integration Framework è Inbound port, I found that BI service was deactivated.

10-12-2014 5-58-16 PM

 

I activate the service, and retry SSRS reporting extension installation, which installed successfully.

 

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Vendor Reasons Lookup

by alirazazaidi on October 12, 2014

In Dynamics Ax 2012, you can create Vendor Reasons, These reasons helps to describe codes used to against the vendor, vendor transaction and vendor task. A reason code is used to justify the why change or transaction occurs.

You can find Vendor reasons in Account Reasonable Area Page.

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You can add vendor reason from Vendor Reason Form

 

VendorReason

 

If you go AOT you find that Data store in ReasonTable

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For my session for Integration with Dynamics Ax 2012. I have to consume SalesSalesOrderSerivce. In this article I am configure and consume Sales Order service and share c# code for calling a Sales service and consume.

 

Enable the methods and configure the inbound port. For this you have to go at following link and open AIf Inbound

Aif Link

 

Right click on AIF menu and create a New

set the Name there “ for example I create the port with Name “MySalesOrderService”.

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Click on Service Operations add following one

Selection

Click on arrow button and add these method to service

Selected

Now click on Close button to close it.

Now click to check box to enable data policy button document. Click on it.

enable the Data policy

 

New screen open for all possible fields, Click on Element to sort the list, Enable following fields which are minimum required for Sales Order creation.

Mendatory Selection

 

 

 

Now save it. From port screen enable logging and Click on activate, Wait it will take time to deploy the service on port.

Activate

Info log appear to tell that port is successfully active.

InfoLog

 

Now copy the WSDL url

Wsdl

 

 

Create a new Console application in Visual studio, I am more familiar with C# so I created a console application in C#.

Add new Service reference and set its name “SalesOrderService” and get methods from WSDL.

SalesOrder Service Reference

 

Now Click on Ok button.

 

 

Calling the Create Method.

 

 

var line = new SalesOrderService.AxdEntity_SalesLine()

{

ItemId = “D0001″,

SalesQty = 42,

SalesUnit = “ea”

};

 

var order = new SalesOrderService.AxdEntity_SalesTable()

{

CustAccount = “US-003″,

PurchOrderFormNum = “ffg”,

ReceiptDateRequested = DateTime.Now.Date,

SalesLine = new SalesOrderService.AxdEntity_SalesLine[] { line }

};

 

//   SalesOrderService. _salesOrder= new SalesOrderService.AxdSalesOrder();

 

 

var orderList = new SalesOrderService.AxdEntity_SalesTable[] { order };

var callContext = new SalesOrderService.CallContext() { Company = “USMF” };

SalesOrderService.SalesOrderServiceClient client = new SalesOrderService.SalesOrderServiceClient();

 

 

//   _salesOrder.SalesTable=orderList;

try

{

client.create(callContext, orderList);

 

 

//  client.create(callContext, orderList);

client.Close();

}

catch

{

client.Abort();

throw;

}

 

Read Method Code

try

{

SalesOrderService.KeyField keyField = new SalesOrderService.KeyField() { Field = “SalesId”, Value = “000767” };

 

 

 

// Create an entity key instance and put in the key field data

 

SalesOrderService.EntityKey entityKey = new SalesOrderService.EntityKey();

 

 

 

entityKey.KeyData = new SalesOrderService.KeyField[1] { keyField };

 

// Create an array of entity keys and put in the previously

 

 

 

SalesOrderService.EntityKey[] entityKeys = new SalesOrderService.EntityKey[1] { entityKey };

 

 

 

 

 

SalesOrderService.SalesOrderServiceClient _Client = new SalesOrderService.SalesOrderServiceClient();

 

SalesOrderService.CallContext _callContext = new SalesOrderService.CallContext();

 

_callContext.Company = “USMF”;

 

 

SalesOrderService.AxdEntity_SalesTable[] _SalesOrder= _Client.read(_callContext, entityKeys);

 

 

SalesOrderService.AxdEntity_SalesTable _SalesTable = _SalesOrder[0];

SalesOrderService.AxdEntity_SalesLine _SalesLineTable = _SalesTable.SalesLine[0];

Console.WriteLine(“Account Num : ” + _SalesTable.CustAccount.ToString());

Console.WriteLine(“Order date  : ” + _SalesTable.ReceiptDateRequested.ToString());

Console.WriteLine(“ItemId  : ” + _SalesLineTable.ItemId.ToString());

Console.WriteLine(“QTy  : ” + _SalesLineTable.SalesQty.ToString());

Console.WriteLine(“Sales Unit  : ” + _SalesLineTable.SalesUnit.ToString());

_Client.Close();

Console.ReadKey();

}

catch

{

//     client.Abort();

throw;

}

 

 

Update Method Call code

 

 

SalesOrderService.KeyField keyField = new SalesOrderService.KeyField() { Field = "SalesId", Value = "000756" };

 

 

 

// Create an entity key instance and put in the key field data

 

SalesOrderService.EntityKey entityKey = new SalesOrderService.EntityKey();

 

 

 

entityKey.KeyData = new SalesOrderService.KeyField[1] { keyField };

 

// Create an array of entity keys and put in the previously

 

 

 

SalesOrderService.EntityKey[] entityKeys = new SalesOrderService.EntityKey[1] { entityKey };

 

 

 

 

 

SalesOrderService.SalesOrderServiceClient _Client = new SalesOrderService.SalesOrderServiceClient();

 

SalesOrderService.CallContext _callContext = new SalesOrderService.CallContext();

 

_callContext.Company = “USMF”;

 

 

 

SalesOrderService.AxdEntity_SalesTable[] _SalesOrderList = _Client.read(_callContext, entityKeys);

 

 

SalesOrderService.AxdEntity_SalesTable _SalesOrderTable = _SalesOrderList.First();

SalesOrderService.AxdEntity_SalesLine SalesLine = _SalesOrderTable.SalesLine.First();

decimal salesQty = 50;

SalesLine.SalesQty = salesQty;

 

 

 

 

 

 

_Client.update(_callContext, entityKeys, _SalesOrderList);

 

 

Delete method code

 

 

SalesOrderService.KeyField keyField = new SalesOrderService.KeyField() { Field = "SalesId", Value = "000757" };

 

 

 

// Create an entity key instance and put in the key field data

 

SalesOrderService.EntityKey entityKey = new SalesOrderService.EntityKey();

 

 

 

entityKey.KeyData = new SalesOrderService.KeyField[1] { keyField };

 

// Create an array of entity keys and put in the previously

 

 

 

SalesOrderService.EntityKey[] entityKeys = new SalesOrderService.EntityKey[1] { entityKey };

 

 

 

 

 

SalesOrderService.SalesOrderServiceClient _Client = new SalesOrderService.SalesOrderServiceClient();

 

SalesOrderService.CallContext _callContext = new SalesOrderService.CallContext();

 

_callContext.Company = “USMF”;

 

_Client.delete(_callContext, entityKeys);

 

 

Trouble shooting AIF service.

There are many possible failure of sales service call, You can trouble shoot it from  System Administration section as

Exceptions

During writing code and I got many failures, All exceptions recorded here.

 

ExceptionsForm

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I did a session on Dynamics Ax 2012 at Lahore Microsoft Invocation Center at 30 September 2014. Session was wonderful. Much better the previous one, I am special thankful to Software gurus from various software companies join this and especially for Microsoft Invocation Center Management team that help me to conduct this session.

 

 

From System limited, Special thanks to Bashir Ahmed, Riaz Ahmad, Talha Majeed and all others who came from different Software houses.

 

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During working in SSRS reports I have to handle division by Zero error for calculating accumulated cost by dividing Amount by Quantity.

 

This expression works for me.

 

IIf(Sum(Fields!xyz.Value) = 0, “N/A”, Sum(Fields!abc.Value) / IIf(Sum(Fields!abc.Value) = 0, 1,Sum(Fields!xvz.Value)))

I did little research on Expressions and function used in these SSRS expressions

 

 

Expressions:

Expressions are used for manipulate or update the value, for example, cost show by dividing amount by Quantity. Rounding of decimal. Similarly Expression can be used to highlight the filed if condition meets. Style font can be changed, even you can uses switch statement, to change the display value of report.

 

Types of Expressions

Globals
Operators – Arithmetic, Comparison, Logical
Common Functions – Text, Date & Time, Math, Inspection, Program Flow, Aggregate, Financial, Conversion, Miscellaneous

We can see each and every one very detail in following.

 

 

Globals

Global expressions executes/works in Page Header and Footer parts only.

ExecutionTime shows date and time at when report executes
PageNumber shows page number of each and every page but allowed only in page header and footer
ReportName displays name of the active report what name we have assigned to the active report
UserId shows current user name like company/alirazazaidi
Language displays language like US-English…

Operators

Arithmetic
^ power of
* multiplication
/ divides two numbers and returns a floating point result
\ divides two numbers and returns a integer result
Mod divides two numbers and returns remainder only
+ adds two numbers and concatenation for two strings
- subtraction and indicates negative value for numeric values
Comparison
Known operators : < <= > >= <> 
Like compares two strings and return true if matched or else returns False. Ex: =Fields!Title.Value Like Fields!LoginID.Value
Is compare two object reference variables Ex: = Fields!Title.Value Is Null
Concatenation
+ and & symbols uses for concatenation
Logical
Known: And, Not, Or 
Xor SELECT * FROM users where firstname = ‘Larry’ XOR lastname = ‘Smith’
AndAlso First condition will check first and if it is true only, goes to next or else it won’t need to check. Because our execution time is saving in a logical operation in which more conditions is combined using AndAlso function.
OrElse same like above

Common Functions

Text

Asc, AscW returns an integer value represents character code corresponding to a character

Chr, chrw returns the character associated with the specified character code

Filter =Filter(Fields!Title.Value,”Pr”,true,0

Format
=Format(Fields!Price.Value, “#,##0.00″), Format(Fields!Date.Value, “yyyy-MM-dd”)

FormatCurrency =formatcurrency(Fields!SickLeaveHours.Value,3)

FormatDateTime =FormatDateTime(Fields!BirthDate.Value,Integer)
Examples:
0 returns 10/10/2014
1 returns Friday, October 10, 2014
2 returns 6/3/2014
3 returns 12:00:00AM
4 returns 00:00

FormatNumber =FormatNumber(Fields!EmployeeID.Value,2)
Examples: 4.00

FormatPercent =”Percentage : ” & formatpercent(Fields!SickLeaveHours.Value)

GetChar =GetChar(Fields!Title.Value,5)

InStr =InStr(Fields!Title.Value,”a

InStrRev =Instrrev(Fields!Title.Value,”a

LCase Change strings into lower case
=Lcase(Fields!Title.Value)

Left Returns left side characters from a string
=Left(Fields!Title.Value,4)

Len Finds length of a string
=Len(Fields!Title.Value)

LSet Returns some length of a string from left
=Lset(Fields!Title.Value,5)

LTrim Trim left side of a string
=Ltrim(” “&Fields!Title.Value)

Mid Returns characters from the mentioned starting position
=Mid(Fields!Title.Value,InSTrRev(Fields!Title.Value,”T

Replace Replaces one string with another
=Replace(Fields!Title.Value,”a”,”A

Right Returns right side characters from a string
=Right(Fields!Title.Value,10)

RSet Returns some length of a string from left
=Rset(Fields!Title.Value,5)

RTrim Trim left side of a string
=Rtrim(Fields!Title.Value & ” “)

Space Specifies some spaces within strings
=Fields!Title.Value & Space(5) & Fields!Title.Value

StrComp Returns a value indicating the result of a string comparison

vbBinaryCompare 0 Perform a binary comparison.
vbTextCompare 1 Perform a textual comparison.
string1 is less than string2 -1
string1 is equal to string2 0
string1 is greater than string2 1
string1 or string2 is Null Null

StrConv
=Strconv(Fields!Title.Value,vbProperCase)
=Strconv(Fields!Title.Value,vbLowerCase)
=Strconv(Fields!Title.Value,vbUpperCase)

StrDup Returns a string or object consisting of the specified character repeated the specified number of times.
=StrDup(3,”M”)

StrReverse =StrReverse(Fields!Title.Value)

Trim =Trim(” “& Fields!Title.Value & ” “)

UCase =Ucase(Fields!Title.Value)

Date & Time

CDate Converts a object into date format
=Format(CDate(Fields!BirthDate.Value),”MMMM”)

DateAdd Returns a datetime that is the result of adding the specified number of time interval units to the original datetime.

=dateadd(“m”,12,Fields!BirthDate.Value)

DateDiff Find number of days, months and years between two dates
=datediff(“d”,Fields!BirthDate.Value,Now)

DatePart DatePart(DateInterval.Weekday, CDate(“2009/11/13″), FirstDayOfWeek.Monday) returns 5 (Friday)

DateSerial for first day of the month
=DateSerial(Year(Now), Month(Now), 1)
for the last day of the month
=DateSerial(Year(Now), Month(Now)+1, 0)

DateString Returns string value of system date
=datestring()

DateValue Returns current date

Day Returns day value from date
=day(Fields!BirthDate.Value)

FormatDateTime =FormatDateTime(Fields!BirthDate.Value,Integer)
Examples:
0 returns 6/3/2014
1 returns Friday, June 03, 2014
2 returns 6/3/2014
3 returns 12:00:00AM
4 returns 00:00

Hour =Hour(Fields!BirthDate.Value)

Minute =Minute(Fields!BirthDate.Value)

Month =Month(Fields!BirthDate.Value)

MonthName =MonthName(Month(Fields!BirthDate.Value))

Now Indicates current month
=Now() or =Now

Second =Second(Fields!BirthDate.Value)

TimeOfDay =TimeOfDay()
Returns a date value containing the current time of day according to your system

Timer =Timer()
Returns number of seconds elapsed since midnight

TimeSerial =TimeSerial(24,60,60)
Returns a date value representing a specified hour, minute and second

TimeString =TimeString()
Returns string value representing the current time of day according to your system

TimeValue Returns a date value set to jan 1 of year 1
=TimeValue(Fields!BirthDate.Value)

Today Returns Current date

Weekday Returns an integer value representing day of week
=WeekDay(Fields!BirthDate.Value)

WeekdayName =WeekdayName(Weekday(Fields!BirthDate.Value))
Returns name of the day of week

Year =year(Fields!BirthDate.Value)
Returns year of specified date

Math

Abs Returns the absolute value
=Abs(-2.36)

BigMul Returns multiplication value of two specified numbers
=BigMul(2,3)

Ceiling Returns next highest value
=Ceiling(2.67)

Cos
=Cos(2.33)
Returns cos value for specified number

Cosh
Returns hyperbolic cos value
=Cosh(2.33)

DivRem
=DivRem(23,2,5)

Fix
=Fix(23.89)
Returns integer portion

Floor
=Floor(24.54)
Returns largest integer

Int
=Int(24.78)
Returns integer portion of a number

Log
=Log(24.78)
Returns logarithm value

Log10
=Log10(24.78)
Returns the base 10 logaritm value

Max
=Max(Fields!EmployeeID.Value)
Returns larger value in the specified values

Min
=Min(Fields!EmployeeID.Value)
Returns smaller value in the specified values

Pow
=Pow(Fields!EmployeeID.Value,2)
Returns power of value for specified number

Rnd
=Rnd()
Returns a random number

Round
=Round(43.16)
Returns rounded value to the nearest integer

Sign
=Sign(-34534543)

Sin
=Sin(Fields!EmployeeID.Value)
Returns the sin value

Sinh
=Sinh(Fields!EmployeeID.Value)
Returns the hyperbolic sin value

Sqrt
=Sqrt(Fields!EmployeeID.Value)
Returns square root value

Tan
=Tan(Fields!EmployeeID.Value)
Returns the tan value

Tanh
=Tanh(Fields!EmployeeID.Value)
Returns the hyperbolic tan value

Inspection
IsArray
=IsArray(Fields!EmployeeID.Value)
Returns a boolean value indicating whether the specified object is array or not

IsDate
=IsDate(Fields!BirthDate.Value)
Returns a boolean value indicating whether the specified object is Date or not

IsNothing
=IsNothing(Fields!EmployeeID.Value)
Returns a boolean value depends on specified object is Nothing or not

IsNumeric
=IsNumeric(Fields!EmployeeID.Value)
Returns a boolean value depends on specified object is Numeric value or not

Program Flow

Choose
=CHOOSE(3, “Red”, “Yellow”, “Green”, “White”)
Returns a specific value using index in a list of arguments

IIf
=IIF(Fields!EmployeeID.Value>10,”Yes”,”No
Returns any one value depends on condition

Switch
=Switch(Fields!EmployeeID.Value<10,”Red
Fields!EmployeeID.Value>10,”Green
Evaluates list of expressions

Aggregate

Avg
=Avg(Fields!EmployeeID.Value)
Returns average value for all specified values

Count
=Count(Fields!EmployeeID.Value)
Returns count of all specified values

CountDistinct
=CountDistinct(Fields!EmployeeID.Value)
Returns count of all distinct values

CountRows
=CountRows()
Returns count of rows

First
=First(Fields!EmployeeID.Value)
Returns first for all specified values

Last
=Last(Fields!EmployeeID.Value)
Returns last for all specified values

Max
=Max(Fields!EmployeeID.Value)
Returns max for all specified values

Min
=Min(Fields!EmployeeID.Value)
Returns min for all specified values

StDev
=StDev(Fields!EmployeeID.Value)
Returns standard deviation value

StDevP
=StDevP(Fields!EmployeeID.Value)
Returns Population standard deviation value

Sum
=Sum(Fields!EmployeeID.Value)
Returns sum of all values

Var
=Var(Fields!EmployeeID.Value)
Returns variance of all values

VarP
=Var(Fields!EmployeeID.Value)
Returns population variance of all values

RunningValue
=RunningValue(Fields!EmployeeID.Value,sum,nothing)
Returns running aggregate of the specified
expression

Financial

DDB DDB (Double Declining Balance) method computes depreciation of an asset for a specified period.
Syntax: DDB (Cost, Salvage, life, period, factor)

FV FV (Future Value) of an investment based on periodic, constant payments and a constant interest rate.
Syntax: FV (rate, nper, pmt, pv, type)

IPmt IPmt (Interest Payment) for a given period for an investment based on periodic, constant payment and a constant interest rate
IPMT (rate, per, nper, pv, fv, type)

IRR IRR (Interest Rate of Return) for a series of cash flows represented by the numbers in values.
IRR(values,guess)

MIRR MIRR ( Modified internal rate of return ) for a series of periodic cash flows
MIRR(values,finance_rate,reinvest_rate)

NPer Returns the number of periods for an investment based on periodic, constant payments and a constant interest rate.
NPER (rate, pmt, pv, fv, type)

NPV Calculates the net present value of an investment by using a discount rate and a series of future payments (negative values) and income (positive values).
Syntax: NPV(rate,value1,value2, …)

Pmt Calculates the payment for a loan based on constant payments and a constant interest rate.
PMT(rate,nper,pv,fv,type)

PPmt Returns the payment on the principal for a given period for an investment based on periodic, constant payments and a constant interest rate.
PPMT(rate,per,nper,pv,fv,type)

PV Returns the present value of an investment. The present value is the total amount that a series of future payments is worth now. For example, when you borrow money, the loan amount is the present value to the lender.
PV(rate,nper,pmt,fv,type)

Rate Returns the interest rate per period of an annuity. RATE is calculated by iteration and can have zero or more solutions.
RATE(nper,pmt,pv,fv,type,guess)

SLN Returns the straight-line depreciation of an asset for one period.
SLN(cost,salvage,life)

SYD Returns the sum-of-years’ digits depreciation of an asset for a specified period.
SYD(cost,salvage,life,per)

Conversion

CBool Convert to boolean
=CBool(fields!EmployeeID.Value)
CByte Convert to byte
CChar Convert to char
CDate Convert to date
CDbl Convert to double
CDec Convert to decimal
CInt Convert to integer
CLng Convert to long
CObj Convert to object
CShort Convert to short
CSng Convert to single
CStr Convert to string
Fix =Fix(32.342143)
Returns integer portion of a number
Hex =Hex(Fields!EmployeeID.Value)
Returns a hexadecimal value of a number
Int =Int(43.44)
Returns integer portion of a number
Oct =Oct(Fields!EmployeeID.Value)
Returns a octal value of a number
Str =Str(Fields!EmployeeID.Value)
Returns string value of a number
Val =Val(“32.43″)
Returns numeric value in string format

Miscellaneous

Previous =Previous(Fields!EmployeeID.Value)
Returns the previous value

 

Reference : http://krishhdax.blogspot.com/2012/10/expressions-or-functions-used-in-ax.html

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During writing one of custom AIF services, I had requirement to get and set List of certain class type. For exampel Contact list if we have to import Customer or vendor, I found following syntax for attribute to make List as data contract.
[DataMemberAttribute("MyContactList"),
AifCollectionTypeAttribute("contactList",Types::Class, classStr(ContactDC)),
AifCollectionTypeAttribute("return",Types::Class, classStr(ContactDC))]
public List parmMyContactList(List contactList =_contactList)
{
_contactList = contactList;
return _contactList;
}

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