In this course, you will learn the tasks needed to fulfill the role of developer in Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations Apps. The Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations (FO) developer is a key technical resource that implements and extends the application to meet the requirements of the business. This course may earn a Credly Badge.


* Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, you will learn to develop fully realized solutions by using standardized application coding patterns.

  • Overview & Architecture

  • Describe the Dynamics 365 ecosystem and major components of the Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations (FO) software, describe the architecture of D365FO, describe relevant D365FO design and deployment considerations

    Lab - Development Environment configuration and Project/Model Creation

  • Developer Tools

  • Manage system implementations by using Lifecycle Services, Customize D365FO by using Visual Studio, Manage source code and artifacts by using version control, Work with other development tools to complete tasks

    Lab - Source Control using DevOps

  • Solution Design

  • Determine the required application stack components and server architecture, Implement Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), Design a solution for D365FO

    Lab - Data Structure Development

  • AOT Elements

  • Create forms, Create and extend tables, Create Extended data Types (EDT) and enumerations, Create classes and extend AOT elements

    Lab - Metadata Extension & Development

  • Code Development & Testing

  • Develop X++ code, Develop object-oriented code, Extend D365 FO functionality, Describe test framework and tools, Perform Unit Testing

    Lab - Code Extension & Development

  • Data Migration

  • Describe migration tools and methodologies, Plan Migration strategy, Prepare data for migration and migrate data

    Lab - Data Export/Import using Data Entity
    Lab - Recurring Data Transfer

  • Frameworks

  • Implement D365 FO functionality

    Lab - SysExtension Framework

  • Integration

  • Identify Data integration patterns and scenarios, Implement Data integration concepts and solutions, Implement Recurring integrations, Integrate D365FO with Microsoft Azure, Troubleshoot integration errors, Implement the Data Management Package API

    Lab - OData Integration
    Lab - Logic App Integration
    Lab - Calling an External Web Service

  • Reporting

  • Describe the capabilities and limitations of reporting tools in D365FO, Design, create, and revise Dynamics Reports, Design, create, and revise Dynamics workspaces, Design, create, and revise data sources that connect to data stores external to D365FO

    Lab - Power BI reporting from F&O

  • Security & Performance

  • Describe and implement performance tools and LCS Environment Monitoring tools, Implement role-based security policies and requirements, Apply fundamental performance optimization techniques, Optimize performance for batch processes, Optimize user interface performance, Enhance Integration performance, Optimize Report Performance

    Lab - Async & Sandbox Functionality


Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations Apps Developers will benefit from this course.




While there are no prerequisites for this course, please ensure you have the right level of experience to be successful in this training.


Length: 5.0 days (40 hours)


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