Chapter 4. The X++ programming language

In this chapter

Introduction

Jobs

The type system

Syntax

Classes and interfaces

Code access security

Compiling and running X++ as .NET CIL

Design and implementation patterns

Introduction

X++ is an object-oriented, application-aware, and data-aware programming language. The language is object oriented because it supports object abstractions, abstraction hierarchies, polymorphism, and encapsulation. It is application-aware because it includes keywords such as client, server, changecompany, and display that are useful for writing client/server enterprise resource planning (ERP) applications. And it is data-aware because it includes keywords such as firstFast, forceSelectOrder, and forUpdate, in addition to ...

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