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Extension Development Fundamentals

In this chapter, we will recap app object fundamentals. This is meant as a refresher for skilled developers, while newbies will learn about some vital building blocks. We will do an in-detail examination of the objects that are part of the extension-based development model and learn how to create new objects using a programming language known as ApplicationLanguage (AL). We will then learn how to extend standard objects and how best to handle an extension project.

More specifically, we will cover the following topics:

  • The basics of extension development
  • An overview of the main AL objects
  • How to create basic objects in an extension project
  • Best practices for handling your AL projects
  • Guidelines for AL objects ...

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