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Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0 White Paper: Choosing a Development Tool

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  • Version: 10.0
  • Category: Document
  • Language: English

This white paper includes a detailed description of each development tool that you can use to create integrations to Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0.

  • Several development tools are available that can be used to create integrations with Microsoft Dynamics GP. This document includes a detailed description of each tool, which you can use along with the comparison charts in the document to decide which tool is best for a specific integration. This document discusses the following topics:
    • Factors to consider when choosing a development tool
    • The Microsoft Dynamics GP software development kit (SDK)
    • A tools reference that provides a detailed description about each tool – Dexterity, Modifier with VBA, Visual Studio Tools for Microsoft Dynamics GP, Continuum, eConnect, Web Services for Microsoft Dynamics GP, Integration Manager, Extender, and ODBC
    • Licensing information for the tools
    • Comparison charts of the tools used for user interface integrations and database integrations


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Operating Systems: Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86), Windows Server 2003 Enterprise x64 Edition, Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise Edition (32-Bit x86), Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise x64 Edition, Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard Edition (32-bit x86), Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard x64 Edition, Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition (32-bit x86), Windows Server 2003 Standard x64 Edition, Windows Small Business Server 2003, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Business 64-bit edition, Windows Vista Enterprise, Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit edition, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition

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