Monday, November 28, 2016

MS Dynamics 365 - Configure Visual Studio for better expereince

Few settings to configure in Microsoft Visual Studio to make the development experience with AX a little smoother.

Go to Dynamics 365 Options




















Set Projects Options - organize project by element type

















Set Text Editor Options - Line number and word wrap




















Set Best practice options




















The definition of best practice rules set is per model, by default it is set to Application Common model and can be switched between the different model from the combo box in the upper right corner. For example; to work with Customization Analysis you have to check Microsoft.Dynamics.AX.Framework.CustomizationAnalysisRules best practice rule. 

Build process itself does BP checking - there is an option to enable it. [To take into effect you might have to rebuild the solution/project in contrast to we usually do - build].