So I read about Mark Polino's new Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Cookbook
through several of the GP blogs, including, naturally, Mark's own DynamicAccounting.net
blog which does a great job of highlighting tasty morsels of GP goodness cooked up by MVPs and other top GP chefs.
As soon as I heard about the book, I got in touch with the good folks at Packt Publishing
and pleaded for a review copy as soon as it was available.
Unfortunately, I was a little bit ambitious. Between the in-laws visiting from China and my wife getting ready to have our second child in the next few weeks while my two year old demands more Dora,things have been hectic, to say the least. (Insane, perhaps?) I received the book, all shiny and crisp, but it had to sit on my desk for a few weeks until my sanity levels returned to normal.
So, finally, at 4:30am this morning, after I dropped off the in laws to go on a Las Vegas + Grand Canyon tour, I figured it was the perfect, and rare quiet opportunity to finally give The Cookbook the time that it deserved.
First, the "Cookbook" title is excellent, as it is written from the perspective of the user who wants to use
GP. It isn't a dry or tedious reference manual that needs to be studied and digested (pun!). It's a book with great suggestions on actually using GP, getting…