Getting Started

To get started developing in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009, see the following.

To See

Learn about the new features and scenarios in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009.

Find information about developer or IT pro tasks.

Learn about the RoleTailored client from the perspective of a developer.

Plan your solution.

Develop objects in Microsoft Dynamics NAV.

Transform forms to pages.

Add Web services functionality to Microsoft Dynamics NAV.

Learn more about working in the development environment.

Read about performance considerations.

Read about application security.

Documentation Changes in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009

For Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009, all developer and IT pro documentation has been moved to an online Help format to enable Web-based publishing in the MSDN Library. Here is a quick guide to where you can find the different Help content.

To See

Find documentation about how to develop in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009.

This includes all content previously provided in the Application Designer's Guide (w1w1adg.pdf).

Download the latest version of cside.chm from the Microsoft Download Center.

Or view the latest online content in the MSDN Library.

Find documentation about how to install, configure, and deploy Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009.

Download the latest version of nav_install.chm from the Microsoft Download Center.

Or view the latest online content in the MSDN Library.

Find the Security Hardening Guide.

Download the latest version of the Security Hardening Guide in PDF format from the Microsoft Download Center.

Find what is new in the latest Help content.

See Also

Concepts

What's New in Developing for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009
Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 Documentation Roadmap

Other Resources

Tour of the RoleTailored Client for Developers