Tech Tuesday : Connecting to Shopify with SmartConnect

  Tuesday, August 15, 2017   /     Jared Dux   /     2 Comments
This week we are going to take a look at Shopify and how we can use SmartConnect’s REST Connector to integrate with Shopify.  To get started you will need the following: … [Read More]

Object Reference not set to an instance of an object on SmartConnect map validate

  Wednesday, July 12, 2017   /     Lorren Zemke   /     0 Comments
I have an existing SmartConnect map that is pointing to an Excel file. If I add a new column to that file, I receive the error message 'Object reference not set to an instance of an object' when I click validate or preview. The map was working until I added the new column. … [Read More]

New Releases of SmartConnect and Extender

  Friday, June 30, 2017   /     Nicole Albertson   /     0 Comments
We are happy to go into the 4th of July holiday in the US by celebrating the release of new builds of SmartConnect and Extender. … [Read More]

Tech Tuesday: Running a Process as a Pre-Map Task and ensuring it finishes before moving on to the next task

  Wednesday, June 21, 2017   /     Chris Dew   /     0 Comments
This last week I was approached by a customer that wanted to run an SSIS package (that created the data for the Map) but sometimes that task wasn't finishing before SmartConnect needed to use the result of that task as a data source. In this instance, the desired result wasn't to run the tasks as… [Read More]

Demo 2 win with the eOne Sandbox – Q2 2017 Update

  Thursday, June 15, 2017   /     Katie Soderberg   /     0 Comments
There is no more critical way to make or break a sale than during the demo.  At eOne, we understand how important this is and that timing, showing a compelling scenario, and having a reliable, comprehensive environment is everything.  … [Read More]

Tech Tuesday: Using the Correct NAV Service With SmartConnect

  Tuesday, May 30, 2017   /     Jared Dux   /     0 Comments
The current release of SmartConnect can integrate to Dynamics NAV using the SOAP services available within Dynamics NAV.  If you have not used the NAV web services or are new to NAV this tip will make it a little easier to find the data that you need quickly. … [Read More]

Tech Tuesday: Changing the Column Names on an Excel File Destination

  Tuesday, May 23, 2017   /     Patrick Roth   /     1 Comment
In a previous column, I had discussed how we could change the column names of the text output file that SmartConnect had created. … [Read More]

Can SmartConnect integrate with _____?

  Wednesday, May 17, 2017   /     Katie Soderberg   /     0 Comments
One of the most common questions we receive is “Can SmartConnect integrate with ____ ?”  You fill in the blank, and it ranges with everything from billing engines like Braintree to marketing solutions like Hubspot to SQL-based systems as well as eCommmerce. There is certainly a lot of variety… [Read More]

Tech Tuesday: SOP with Header Level Taxes

  Tuesday, May 16, 2017   /     David Youngquist   /     2 Comments
This week’s Tech Tuesday will give an example of how to do a SOP Transaction with header level taxes. The most common scenario we run into is allowing the sales transaction to use the default tax engine inside of GP.  However, the second most common request is how to import a sales transaction… [Read More]

Don’t be a Henny Penny, Future-Proof Your Integrations with SmartConnect

  Friday, May 12, 2017   /     Abbey Cooper   /     0 Comments
The other day I found myself thinking about a story I read as a child and how closely it relates to a lot of what I see happening now with those in the Microsoft world. … [Read More]


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