Tag Archives: POS

Communicate with POS devices connected to COM ports

Have you ever  try to communicate with POS devices connected to COM ports?

To communicate a connected device in a COM port with the POS by the Retail solutions POS-Plugins we should do the following:

Create a class that inherits “System.IO.Ports.SerialPort” to create the variables that store the data sent from the device.

POS transaction types in AX 2012 for Retail.

Actions that are executed in the POS are called transactions, to identify the transaction type that changed we can implement the TransactionChanged method and obtain the transaction type and make the desired changes.

Generate Dialog.GenericLookup with table data from Dynamics AX in POS for Retail.

For this example we modified the NewCustomer form of the POS, add a button to search information about the Dynamics AX table, for this, is necessary to add a button to the form, them, generate a SQL query and generate a GenericLookup

Use a class method of Dynamics AX from the POS by BussinesConectorNet for Retail

In this example we use the BlankOperation service (recommended by developer) and the class with the same name.

Firs, we add a reference to our service:

Adding components to a POS standard form by code in AX 2012 for Retail.

We explained below how to add components (TextBox, Label) to a POS frmNewCustomer form of Dynamics AX for Retail which is performed by code and maintained the same POS design.

Use DataGridView in a form add to the POS take data from Dynamics AX 2012 for Retail

First, we open the POS-Plugins services in Visual Studio and inside the BlankOperations service add a Windows Form.

Modify the Skin of the POS with a button that generates a blank operation for Retail.

First the POS (skin) form is modified, to do this we go to the route:

Syncronize the Dynamics AX 2012 R2 database with the POS component of Retail

To syncronize the data of the sale points (POS) on retail, Dynamics AX 2012 R2 has it’s own utility that is easy to use and can create it’s own task for each need.

Message in POS Interface on Retail on AX 2012

This is an example that adds the message box in the POS interface of Retail AX 2012 implementing codes in the Triggers.