Microsoft GP eConnect is one of the company's premier developer tools. One of the most popular choices for businesses around the world running Dynamics GP, it provides a very reliable system of communication between front and back office applications by creating a robust API, exposing endpoints into the GP sub-system. The real purpose of eConnect is to allow the full power of Microsoft GP to be leveraged by external applications and website, such as an eCommerce marketplace.
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GP eConnect Integration
Microsoft GP allows for very sophisticated financial tracking and analysis, and this is what makes it a popular tool for businesses. The Microsoft GP eConnect product simply allows this tool to be more usefully employed for eCommerce businesses and, in many ways, makes these businesses more productive through the integration and sharing of data, sales orders, pricing tables, product data and more. Both products are designed to be easily integrated into other Microsoft products.
Microsoft GP eConnect allows external applications, including Microsoft Office products, web storefronts and many others, to make changes to records. This means that you can easily integrate your web storefront into the system and make sure that all of your financial transactions are recorded properly and that your employees always have access to the most recent information.
Microsoft GP eConnect also has the capability of working with more than one data source and the API exposes various endpoints within the GP system to allow for the bi-directional movement of data in and out.
This software uses the .NET framework to communicate, as well as several other Microsoft developments. They include Microsoft Message Queuing and Microsoft BizTalk.
Use of eConnect for your Website
eConnect allows businesses to streamline the interactions between front and back office applications.
eConnect allows businesses to streamline the interactions between front and back office applications. The product allows the information from the database to be instantly integrated into other familiar formats. This means that the entire system used by an eCommerce business can be designed for maximum efficiency with one manufacturer's products, all of which are designed to work hand in hand with one another.
This software allows organizations to track their financials very accurately, from transactions, sales and purchase orders, returns, custom pricing to inventory and reporting. The integration with other Microsoft products is one of its strongest selling points and being based on tried-and-true technologies such as .NET makes it easy for programmers to customize to suit a client's needs.
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