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Mastering Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 Programming by Mat Fergusson, Simon Buxton

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Chapter 3. Creating the User Interface

In this chapter, we will create the user interface for our fleet management system. The interface design will follow standard AX patterns, explaining the design paradigm we should employ when writing interfaces for Dynamics AX.

We will cover the following:

  • Creating the menu structure
  • Understanding the patterns used in interface design
  • Creating setup forms
  • Creating the vehicle list page
  • Investigating form events
  • Taking more control over the form layout
  • Creating the vehicle create form with the handler class

Creating a menu structure

All main entry points to the UI and reports are access though the menu structure. This is presented in three ways: the left-hand navigation pane, the content area, and the navigation bar ...

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