NetSuite Development With SuiteScript 2.0
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NetSuite Development With SuiteScript 2.0

About the Book

Successful businesses innovate, and unless your ERP system can keep pace, you're dragging dead weight! If there is a repetitive task, it needs to be automated. If someone is entering data from another system, it needs to be integrated. Data from metrics and KPIs need to be put in front of people that need it.

NetSuite Development with SuiteScript 2.0 will give you the tools to get started as you customize your NetSuite account. From leveraging SQL functions in custom searches and fields, to designing custom approval workflows, to redesigning your Advanced PDF Transaction Templates, to getting up and running with SuiteScript 2.0, this book will add more tools to your toolbox and help you get every bit of value out of your ERP investment.

About the Author

Matt Dahse
Matt Dahse

Matt Dahse is a solution architect at 360 Cloud Solutions, LLC, a Five Star NetSuite Partner, where he has had the opportunity to work with NetSuite customers through all stages of implementation, serving a broad range of industries with an incredibly diverse set of requirements. He is a NetSuite Certified SuiteCloud Developer, and NetSuite Certified ERP Consultant.

He Graduated Western Governors University with a BS in Information Technology in 2014 after a career in custom manufacturing. He lives in Maricopa, Arizona with his wife, Melissa.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
    • A Word about Sunbelt Driver Training
  • Custom Fields
    • Custom Field Best Practices
    • Custom Field Types
    • Formula and Conditional Fields
    • Field Tools for Power Users
    • Use Case 1: A Field Sourced From Another Record
    • Use Case 2: Using a Formula to Conditionally Source a Field From Another Record
    • Use Case 3: Sourcing a Field with More Complex If-Else Logic
    • Conclusions & Caveats
  • Searching in NetSuite
    • Transactions and the Main Line
    • Other Records and Line Items
    • Summary Columns
    • Summary Filters
    • Search Joins
    • Filter Expressions
    • Using Formulas
    • From Saved Search to SuiteScript
    • Searching In SuiteScript
    • Common SuiteScript Search Pitfalls
    • Conclusion
  • Setting up your Development Environment
    • SuiteCloud IDE for Eclipse
    • SuiteCloud IDE for WebStorm
    • NetSuite Tools for WebStorm
  • SuiteScript Basics
    • Script Types
    • Script Records
    • Script Deployments
    • Script Parameters
    • SuiteScript Governance
    • SuiteScript API Versions 1.0 vs 2.0
    • The Record Browser
    • Finding Fields and Elements Using XML
    • Logging
    • Scripted Records
    • SuiteScript in the Browser Console
    • Using the Script Debugger
  • Advanced PDF/HTML Templates
    • Use Case 1 - Display a Custom Column on a PDF
    • Use Case 2 - Sort Items by Custom Column
    • Use Case 3 - Group and Subtotal by custom column
    • Use Case 4 - Pre-processing displayed elements in SuiteScript
    • Conclusion
  • Workflows and Script Entry Points
    • Introduction to Workflows
    • Triggers and Entry Points
    • WorkFlow States
    • Workflow Actions
    • Workflow Transitions
    • Conditions to Enter the Start State
    • Action Groups and Sublist Action Groups
    • Use Case 1 - Display Message
    • Use Case 2 - Returning a User Error
    • Use Case 3 - Implementing an Approval Process
    • Use Case 4 - Subscribe to a Record
    • Use Case 5 - Creating a Custom Action
    • Conclusion
  • Client Scripts
    • What Client Scripts Can Do
    • What Client Scripts Cannot Do
    • Client Script Entry Points
    • Using the Console to Debug Client Scripts
    • Use Case 1 - Adding a default value to a sublist field
    • Use Case 2 - Adding a Button to a Form in Edit Mode
    • Use Case 3 - Validating a line (And creating a custom module!)
    • Use Case 4 - Searching in a Client Script
    • Use Case 5 - Display a Message Before Save (Introduction to Promises)
  • User Event Scripts
    • What User Event Scripts Can Do
    • What User Event Scripts Cannot Do
    • User Event Entry Points
    • Debugging User Events with the SuiteScript Debugger
    • Use Case 1 - Add a Button to a Form in View Mode
    • Use Case 2 - Adding a Button with Client Logic in View Mode
    • Use Case 3 - Sending Emails to Designated Billing Contacts
    • Conclusion
  • Map/Reduce and Scheduled Scripts
    • Processors
    • Scheduled Script Operation
    • Map/Reduce Operation
    • Understanding the getInputData Phase
    • Understanding the Map Phase
    • Understanding the Reduce Phase
    • Understanding the Summarize Phase
    • Using the Script Debugger with Scheduled Scripts
    • Using the Script Debugger with Map/Reduce
    • Use Case 1 - Building a Map/Reduce Framework for Debugging
    • Use Case 2 - Creating Records with a Scheduled Script
    • Use Case 3 - Creating Records with a Map/Reduce Script
    • Conclusion
  • RESTlets
    • Testing RESTlets
    • Authentication Methods
    • RESTlet Concurrency
    • Use Case 1: Retrieving Data with a GET Request
    • Use Case 2: Creating Records with a PUT request in XML
    • Use Case 3: Managing Customer Addresses with GET and POST
    • Conclusion
  • Suitelets
    • About Suitelets
    • Using Suitelets to Chain User Events
    • Back-End vs. UI Suitelets
    • Custom Page (UI) Suitelet Architecture
    • Using Suitelets for Button Actions
    • Use Case 1 - Calling a Back-End Suitelet from a Button
    • Use Case 2 - Calling a UI Suitelet from a Button
    • Conclusion
  • Index
  • Notes

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