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Developing Microsoft Dynamics GP Business Applications by Leslie Vail

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Creating the chunk file

Just like a child leaving home for the first time, your application needs to survive on its own. Moving from the comfort of the development dictionary to a standalone dictionary is a process known as chunking.

A chunk has the extension .cnk and stands literally for a chunk of code. The chunk file is a self-extracting file that contains all of the Dexterity resources of your customization. Once extracted, a chunk file becomes a dictionary file ready for execution by the Dynamics.exe runtime. The following KB article will provide additional information on this topic:

The process of isolating your resources from ...

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