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Developing Microsoft Dynamics GP Business Applications by Leslie Vail

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Distributing the completed application

You have two ways to deliver your application. They are as follows:

  • As a chunk file.
  • As a Windows Installation file.

Sending the chunk

Dexterity customizations are one of the easiest applications to deliver. A vanilla integration, as is the Customer Contacts application, requires only that you copy the .cnk file to the installation folder of Dynamics GP. It's as simple as that. Fire up Dynamics GP and your application is installed.

Windows Installer services

You can use Windows Installer services to create an installer program for your Dynamics GP integration. Any tool that will create an installation file will work fine, but a template is provided for you to use with the WiX (Windows Installer XML) toolset. WiX ...

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