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Git with Dynamics ax 2012

Recently I explored GIT as source control tool. As per work with Microsoft Technologies I worked with TFS and Source save.  In Dynamics Ax 2012 context I found AX2GIT on codeplex and

https://github.com/Go-ERP/Ax2Git/wiki

https://github.com/Go-ERP/Ax2Git

https://ax2git.codeplex.com/

 

I download ax2git zip. After extraction I found  XPO.

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So I decided first to download its perquisites. i.e. Git and tortoise for Git. I used following links

Git from   http://msysgit.github.io/

 

Tortoise Git from http://tortoisegit.org/

 

After Installing tortoise and Git, windows right click popup menu shows me  git and tortoise options as follow

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To check git works, I create a new folder and create Git Repository there by windows right click popup menu.

 

Following popup appeared

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After click on ok, I found following pop up to show success message

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Now I opened Dynamics ax and import the ax2GIt.xpo

 

 

 

Import it, it overwrite some Ax artifacts.  When Xpo successfully imported, right click on any node in AOT => add-ins have Git menu.

 

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Currently Ax2Git support only export.

I opened one of my existing project and export it GIT options. Right click on project node when project open with all its detail. And click on add-ins=>Git=> Export AOT selection.

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And click on Export AOT selection

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As I am working Dynamics Ax 2012 CU8 demo vm so current layer option will.  Other as per documentation, it will create separate branch for each layer.

Export to folder process starts

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And I target folder I found folders in all files are exported properly.

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Selected all folder and commit the changes.

 

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All files are successfully committed.

 

For testing it reflect changes, I open Ax form and add following empty comment in one of the form

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On again export project from AX. Repository folder it shows some changes are not commit.

Reflect changes

On checking the right click to see the diff
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Yellow highlighted items line it shows the difference, what previously checked in new exported code

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