What is the difference between Extender and Extender Enterprise?
The two products are almost identical in their base functionality. Microsoft Dynamics GP Extender and Extender Enterprise have the same table structure, and the same ability to build windows, forms, views, menus, etc. Both products are also built and tested by the same development team and work with SmartList Builder and SmartConnect.
The biggest difference is logic. Logic is all about making the screens you build ‘do things’. While it is exciting to build new screens to capture data, it is much better to make those screens not only fit your business data capture needs, but also your business flow and functionality. Use logic to grey out parts of a screen, auto-calculate and set values as you move around, default fields, restrict drop downs and lookups. Use logic to open another Microsoft Dynamics GP screen when you hit a button and default values, link from a form to a detail form, and from there to a linked form. When you save a new record have it check stock levels in Microsoft Dynamics GP and create an inventory transfer if necessary. The sky is the limit when getting creative with Extender logic.