If you will go API way be aware of a few pitfalls.
- It is development and thus it is expensive.
- You may need access to a Dynamics AX server back-end. It may be hard to get due to organization's policies.
- If you will need to change the integration - it will be development again.
With Rapise you can record the steps, parameterize them and get a data-driven automation script. All you need is user-level access to Dynamics AX, there will be no need to deploy anything at the server-side.
Below we present a video that demonstrates how fast and reliable interaction between Rapise and Dynamics AX can be.
Imported data contains information about books and authors.
The automation script is smart. It creates new vendor, category and item only if there is no such record in the system. For author it creates a vendor, for genre - a category, for book - a released product. It also links a book to corresponding genre and vendor.