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Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 Application Design by Mark Brummel

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Interfacing technologies

In Microsoft Dynamics NAV there are a wide range of methods to interface. Each method is useful for certain types of interfacing and less useful for other types. We will discuss all available methods in the C/SIDE development platform.

File

Both Flat files and XML files are supported by Microsoft Dynamics NAV.

Flat files have been available since the introduction of the product in 1995 using Data Ports for the classic Clients.

XML support was introduced in version 3.60 as an extra option for data ports.

Version 4.0 introduced the XMLPort object that replaced the data port for importing and exporting XML files.

Note

In the Role Tailored Client for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009, data ports are no longer supported. The XMLPort has ...

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