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Learning Dynamics NAV Patterns by Mark Brummel

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Step two – Master Data

When you decide to use Microsoft Dynamics NAV as a platform to build new applications, it is very likely that your application has a close resemblance to the ERP software. This is what Dynamics NAV was originally designed to do best, and the Meta Data elements are also optimized to work as such.

Within the ERP applications, we typically have Master Data that resembles people or things. In our example application, we will call them Example Person and Example Product.

The Master Data pattern schema is shown in the following diagram:

Step two – Master Data

Example Person

For our Example Person entity, we need to create a table that contains the elements ...

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