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  • How to call RecordCCPayment action from Screen Based Web API call in Acumatica for Payments and applications screen

    Hello everybody,

    today I want to write a few words with code samples on how to work with Screen based web API in Acumatica. 

    Stage preparation

    Before you go, first step that is needed is to have Acumatica instance ready. So install Acumatica with sales demo database.

    As mentioned in the title of the article, I'm going to work with "Payments and Applications" screen ( AR302000 ) and with Action Record CC Payment: 

    As usually in cases of WEB API calls in .Net, you'll need somehow to create Web Reference. 

    For Record CC Payment following sequence of Actions is needed.

    In Acumatica instance navigate to page AR302000, and click there on Help -> Web Service:

    2. Copy into clipboard … more

  • Submition types in Acumatica

    Hello everybody,

    today I want to leave a really short notice on how you can submit data into Acumatica. There are three ways:

    Contract-based REST API

    Contract-based SOAT API

    Screen-based SOAP API

    Historically the first was screen based SOAP API, and with time two others were added. Later on I hope to add description of others as well. more

  • Where log of Visual Studio is located

    Hello everybody,

    today I want to leave a short note on where to search for log file of Visual Studio. 

    It lives here:

    C:\Users\{USER}\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\VisualStudio .....\{visual studio version}\ActivityLog.xml

    Whenever I speak about log files with any kind of developer, I see round eyes and trembling voice with a question, why on earth should I look into log file?

    The reason is simple, sometime you may get error message like this: "Error HRESULT E_FAIL has been returned from a call to a COM component" during adding reference to your class library. 

    What may stand behind that error message? No ideas? The same was with me, but after looking into log file, we have found there … more

  • How to refresh cache of Acumatica

    Hello everybody,

    today I want to leave a comment on how to refresh cache of Acumaitca.

    As usually I start with this method:

    ViewName.View.RequestRefresh();

    But I found that it not always work. For my surprise RequestRefresh not works for some reasons. I think reason for this may be that Acumatica has two caches: caching of data and caching of queries.  

    If that is the case, I use another approach ( more hardcore ) 

    ViewName.View.Cache.Clear(); // clearing cached data

    ViewName.View.Cache.ClearQueryCache(); // clearing cached queries.

    Second approach works a bit better, because it clears not only data, but also clears cached queries, and as outcome clearing results more

  • How to display images in grid of Acumatica

    Hello everybody,

    today I want to leave a short post on how to display images in grid of Acumatica. 

    I'll demonstrate it on sample of Sales Orders pages, which is known as SO301000.

    End result will look like this:

    In order to make it work, I've done the following:

    Created extension to SOOrderEntry and added there some kind of reading of url images

    Created DAC class for demo purposes

    Added few controls and css/js on customized so301000 page.

    Now a bit more details. For SOOrderEntry I've created following extension:

        public class SOOrderEntryExt : PXGraphExtension<SOOrderEntry>

        {

        public PXSelect<SOImageItem> Images;

        protected virtual IEnumerable images() … more

  • Most useful git commands

    Hello everybody,

    today I want to make post about most useful IMHO commands. Honestly speaking as usually I prefer to use tortoise git with it's gui. But quite often it happens that even the best gui tool can't give you necessary flexibility. For this purpose git commands come on your rescue. In this post I'll describe some basics of git, some most useful commands, so it's going to be one of my longest articles, and hopefully not the most useless.

    Configuring Git

    In git you can have three levels of configuration:

    --local  - configuration of single repository

    --global - configuration of user for your account ( for example user Administrator on your local machine )

    --system - … more

  • How to use Autofac in Acumatica with global graph and single registration

    Hello everybody,

    today I want to leave a short notice on how to use Autofac in Acumatica, but with single registration. In this article I've descirbed how to use Autofac for resolving interface < -- > class implementation. 

    But one of my collegues Deebhan Hari pointed that with my usage registration of classes will happen on each roundtrip and for each graph leading to potential memory leack.

    Definetely not something, we would like to have. After small conversation, we managed to add to Autofac singleton, which allowed us to have situation when only once per lifetime of the process Autofac 

    registers class only once.

    using System;

    using PX.Data;

    using Autofac;

    namespace  … more

  • How to debug Acumatica with dnSpy

    Hello everybody,

    today I want to share with you few words about debugging of Acumatica. There are plenty of wonderful posts for doing this with help of already provided PDB files of existing graphs and first of all I definetely recommend to use them.

    But there are scenarios when default pdb provided is not enough. One of recent examples when I faced it was debugging of web api rest calls. 

    Below I'll provide you with steps, which you can accomplish in order to debug error stack trace like this ( screenshot from postman ):

    how many times in your life you looked on it and said: I'd like to debug that code, but I don't have source code! What will be next steps? Open case in Acumatica, … more

  • How to work with filters applied to grid in Acumatica

    Hello everybody,

    today I want to describe how to work with Filters, that applied to grid in Acumatica page.

    For demonstration purposes I'll use Requisition form. 

    So, first of all, I want to say that dealing with Filters you'll need .View.GetExternalFilters() method.

    At requisition form graph extension you can get it like this:

    List<PXFilterRow> filters = Base.Lines.View.GetExternalFilters()?.ToList() ?? new List<PXFilterRow>();

    Demonstrated line of code will give you list of applied filters, or empty list, if no filters were applied to grid.

    Take not on how filters look like in debugger:

    honestly speaking, applied filters look very similarly to applied ODATA protocol. On my … more

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