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Extending Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Cookbook by Murray Fife

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Adding RSS feeds to Role Centers

Most people just use Role Centers to consolidate Dynamics AX information into one simple dashboard. However, since the Role Centers are built upon SharePoint, you can take advantage of all the other SharePoint web parts that are available to incorporate non-Dynamics AX information that is still important to the business. One such web part is the RSS Feed Reader that allows you to display information from other websites that publish their information as feeds. Sources for RSS feeds could include blogs, search engines, and also social media tools.

In this recipe, we will show how you can add an RSS feed from Bing into your Role Center, so that you don't have to manually search to find what is currently new on the ...

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