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  • Generic template methods in Acumatica

    Hello everybody,

    today I want to write a few words about Generic template methods in Acumatica. 

    In Acumatica there is such a greate feature as convention over configuration. For example if you want to add reaction in Acumatica on changing the field Description of SOOrder you may do something like this:

    protected void SOOrder_OrderDesc_FieldUpdated(PXCache cache, PXFieldUpdatedEventArgs e)

    {

    }

    and also it's relatively convenient, but inside of that method you'll need to make some casting operations. For quite a long time Acumatica allows to have new format with usage of underscore:

    protected void _(Events.FieldUpdated<SOOrder, SOOrder.orderDesc> e)

    {

        

    }

    And take a note of … more

  • How to assign random values to each row in SQL for Acumatica

    Hello everybody,

    recently during testing of some logic for me it was necessary to assign some random values to table VendorPart in Acumatica. In order to achieve it, I've created such a script:

    update VendorPart set NetPrice = (ABS(CHECKSUM(NEWID()))% 3000.25 + 1.1 + 1), ListPrice= (ABS(CHECKSUM(NEWID()))% 3000.25 + 1.1 + 1)

    where NetPrice = 0 and ListPrice = 0

    of course such a query will not satisfy all requirements for random numbers generator, but in scope of my business scenario it was better then assign the same value to both columns.

    Summary

    If you want to have some diversity in digits for your values, use NEWID function for assigning values. more

  • Import data in Acumatica

    To import data (Customers for instance) from .xlsx format we need to make 3 actions:           

    Create Data Provider

    Create an Import Scenario

    Make an Import by Scenario

    1: First of all, before we will start do all those steps, we need to have .xlsx file with customers and such fields at least on the first row as a heading row:

    After that when we’ve checked Customers.xlsx file, click on the menu button and choose Integration tab.

       

    Afterwards on the Profiles subheading click Data Providers

    In the *Name field type the name of the future Data Provider to/from Excel format (Import/Export Customers to Excel) and in the next field  - * Provider Type: choose … more

  • Export data from Acumatica

    Hello everybody,

    I want to describe how to export data from Acumatica. 

    To export data (Customers for instance) to .xlsx format output we need to make 3 actions:

    Create a Data Provider

    Create an Export Scenario

    Make an Export by Scenario

    1. First of all, before we will start do all those steps, we need to create .xlsx file with such fields at least on the first row as a heading row:

    After that when we’ve created Customers.xlsx file, click on the menu button and choose Integration tab.

    Afterwards on the Profiles subheading click Data Providers:

    In the *Name field type the name of the future Data Provider to Excel format (Import/Export Customers to Excel) and in … more

  • Acumatica Sequence of Events

    Hello everybody,

    today I want to leave a picture, which shows sequence of events in Acumatica depending from happening scenario. 

    Sometime I'm getting questions from people like this: why after update of record I don't have my FieldDefaulting executed?

    Or why deletion of record doesn't trigger my RowUpdated event?

    Or why Save doesn't initiate RowInserting event and so on. 

    If you take a look on the picture you'll be able to notice that those questions easily addressed. 

    That picture shows that during update, you have executed FieldUpdating, FieldVerifying and FieldUpdated executed. But you will not get FieldDefaulting executed, 

    because it was executed before in Insert event. 

    Below … more

  • How to speed up database of Acumatica with RAID-10

    Hello everybody,

    today I want to leave a note regarding performance of database of Acumatica. Once I had request of possible speeding up of operations with DB.

    The most practical advice which you will hear will be put log files on one SSD drive, and mdf file on another SSD drive.

    But what to do, if that is not enough? What are other ways of speeding up DB in itself.

    As the answer I'd suggest to consider RAID-10 technology.

    Below goes simplest explanation of RAID-10 explanation and how it works:

    This picture says following:

    File MyFileN1.txt will be stored in four hard drives. Two times on RAID-1 array and two times on RAID-1 array, and splitting of it will be done through RAID-0 … more

  • Property from CROpportunity is not loaded

    Hello everybody,

    today I want to leave short note on issue with CROpportunity DAC class.

    For quite a few times I've noticed that someone adds field to CROpportunity, but later notices that field is lost either on moment of loading from database, or lost during persisting record to database.

    Reason for such weirdness is that starting from some Acumatica version CROpportunity got following declaration:

    [System.SerializableAttribute()]

    [PXCacheName(Messages.Opportunity)]

    [PXPrimaryGraph(typeof(OpportunityMaint))]

    [CREmailContactsView(typeof(Select2<Contact,

    LeftJoin<BAccount, On<BAccount.bAccountID, Equal<Contact.bAccountID>>>,

    Where2<Where<Optional<CROpportunity.bAccountID>, … more

  • Moving to another hosting

    Hello everybody,

    as you probably noticed, I didn't have many blog posts recently during months of November and December. Reason for such idling from my side was issues with hosting provider. For some weird reason hosting provided behaved not very decently, and for me it become necessary 

    to move to another hosting. After I moved to a newer hosting, I'll continue posting about interesting staff in Acumatica development, and not only Acumatica development more

  • LastModifiedDateTime has wrong datetime information

    Hello everybody,

    today I want to share interesting use case which raised recently when dealt with syncrhonization of records between Magento and Acumatica.

    I had following declaration:

    #region LastModifiedDateTime

    [PXDBDateAndTime()]

    [PXUIField(DisplayName = "Last Modified Date Time")]

    public virtual DateTime? LastModifiedDateTime { get; set; }

    public abstract class lastModifiedDateTime : PX.Data.BQL.BqlDateTime.Field<lastModifiedDateTime> { }

    #endregion

    and for my disappointment as well as disappointment of Magento developers we had to add some hours shift to each call, in order to filter out properly by Last modified Date time.

    One of the solutions was to add one more flag to … more

  • New SQL Server 2016 features to use in Acumatica

    Hello everybody,

    today I want to write about new additions for SQL Server T-SQL language, which are there starting from 2016. It is create or alter syntax.

    In the past, if you've made some custom SQL view, it was needed to have constructions like this ( pseudo code ):

    if view ( stored procedure, function, trigger ) exists

         create view ( stored procedure, function, trigger )

    else

       alter view ( stored procedure, function, trigger )

    But startring from 2016 SP1 you can use following syntax ( pseudo code ):

    Create or alter view ( stored procedure, function, trigger ).

    Or in code form it may look like this:

    create or alter procedure yourProcedure

    as

    begin

     print (1)

    end;

    go … more

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