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Learning MS Dynamics AX 2012 Programming by Erlend Dalen, Mohammed Rasheed

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Understanding the Accounts Receivable / Accounts Payable modules

The Account Receivable (AR) and Accounts Payable (AP) modules in AX are very similar to one another. On one hand, you have customers and sales orders and on the other hand, you have vendors and purchase orders. The examples in this chapter are only from the AR module, but switching the example to AP should not be a problem for you at this point.

As you will see from the entity schema in the next section, the similarities between the tables on the different sides are taken to a common level using a table map in the in Application Object Tree (AOT). This enables you, as a developer, to write one class that can easily handle both AR and AP at the same time, as you can reference the ...

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