using the Event Recorder for developing – Stefano Demiliani
Sep11

using the Event Recorder for developing – Stefano Demiliani

When you are developing an extension for Dynamics 365 Business Central and you need to interact with the standard Microsoft’s code, one of the hardest problem is detecting which event you can subscribe to (as you already know, you cannot modify standard code in the D365BC SaaS platform but you can only attach to events raised by the platform). For checking the published events and detect… Continue Reading demiliani’s...

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How to create Cue tiles for Role center in Dynamics NAV 2017 – Chris D’silva’s Blog – Dynamics NAV and Business Central
Sep07

How to create Cue tiles for Role center in Dynamics NAV 2017 – Chris D’silva’s Blog – Dynamics NAV and Business Central

Hi Readers! Hope you like my blogs. Give your feedback with likes and comments. Introduction: What’s so special about Cues in NAV? Cues are designed to give users with a quick status of their daily activities, which acts as a prompt them to take action. A Cue is a tile on a page in the Dynamics NAV client that provides a visual representation of business data. So if your like like a… Continue Reading chrisdsilvablog’s...

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Mastering Filters in Business Central
Sep07

Mastering Filters in Business Central

Mastering Filters in Business Central Since now we talk and do the demos only on Dynamics 365 Business Central, I thought to actualize an old post already done, long ago, for Dynamics NAV and related to the use of filters. Unfortunately, Advanced Filters and Saved Views are still missing: we await them, as planned, in the October update! We’ll see at Directions! The post will be… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s Article on...

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DIRECTIONS EMEA 2018, October 29-31, The Netherlands
Sep05

DIRECTIONS EMEA 2018, October 29-31, The Netherlands

DIRECTIONS EMEA 2018, October 29-31, The Netherlands http://www.directionsemea.com   About Directions EMEA 2018 “Business Central rides the wave” Directions EMEA is the independent conference for SMB focused Microsoft Partners, including Dynamics NAV/CRM, Dynamics 365, Office365 and Windows Azure partners and ISVs. It is organized by partners for partners. Directions… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s Article on their...

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publishing a web service from extensions – Stefano Demiliani
Sep05

publishing a web service from extensions – Stefano Demiliani

In these days I received a (not so common I think) request: how can I have an extension for Dynamics 365 Business Central that, when installed, it automatically published some pages as web services in D365BC? For doing this task, there are essentially two main methods: Create an Install codeunit and here create the web service instance by inserting a record in the Tenant Web Service… Continue Reading demiliani’s Article on...

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Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central W1
Sep02

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central W1

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central W1 Lately I saw several post / comment related to Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central W1 on social media. How can I get the Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central W1? …to develop a new localization for example. There are at least three ways to get access to MSDYN365BC W1 release. On-Demand Request (asking directly to Microsoft…) On… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s Article on...

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Business Central W1 Docker image with data – waldo’s blog
Aug31

Business Central W1 Docker image with data – waldo’s blog

You probably know this. I just write this post because I didn’t up until today. I’m using Docker quite regularly (well, if you find “pulling an image twice a day” is regular) .. and I have been using mostly these two repositories according my needs (for more info, look here): “bcinsider.azurecr.io/bcsandbox-master” for the very latest version (the future… Continue Reading waldo’s Article on their...

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Microsoft AL Language Extensions – FAQs
Aug30

Microsoft AL Language Extensions – FAQs

On Microsoft AL GitHub page, you can find some interesting FAQs related to the language but also to Business Central. In the Issues Comments section, you can also find information about Business Central, so not just about Microsoft AL. By monitoring this site and the Microsof Ideas website, you can understand what they are doing and what people are asking (developers and… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s Article on their...

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Dynamics 365 Business Central Development Quick Start Guide is out! – Stefano Demiliani
Aug27

Dynamics 365 Business Central Development Quick Start Guide is out! – Stefano Demiliani

At the beginning of this year I was preparing the content for the first of a serie of workshops for Microsoft Italy about developing extensions for Dynamics 365 Business Central and during this period I had an idea: why not writing a new book about developing for Dynamics 365 Business Central? Something like a manual that can guide a developer with the essentials from starting a… Continue Reading demiliani’s Article on...

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Export C/AL objects as AL from a database on a docker container on a remote host – waldo’s blog
Aug27

Export C/AL objects as AL from a database on a docker container on a remote host – waldo’s blog

That’s a mouthful, isn’t it :-)? As you might have figured in quite some sessions, threads and posts, I’m quite fond running docker images on a remote Hyper-V on my laptop. From the moment it was described by Arend Jan, I’m using it. In my opinion, it’s a much better way to run, because Windows Server is so much better in memory management as Windows 10 is… Continue Reading waldo’s Article on their...

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My new book on Microsoft Dynamics NAV and Business Central
Aug24

My new book on Microsoft Dynamics NAV and Business Central

My new book on Microsoft Dynamics NAV and Business Central: “Implementing Microsoft Dynamics NAV and Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central” This title is available to pre-order now and is expected to be published in February 2019.   Topics “This book will take you from introducing Dynamics NAV 2018 to exploring all the techniques related to implementation and migration. You… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s Article on...

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Use of Vendor and Customer Workflow in Dynamics NAV – Chris D’silva’s Blog – Dynamics NAV and Business Central
Aug24

Use of Vendor and Customer Workflow in Dynamics NAV – Chris D’silva’s Blog – Dynamics NAV and Business Central

Thanks for Visiting! Follow my blog to get the latest updates. Introduction: We all have noticed Send Approval Request button on Vendor and Customer pages. You can select Customer workflow from the workflow template Sales and Marketing. Vendor  can be configured similar to customer workflow. These standard workflows can be enabled from the workflow page….but what’s the use of it?… Continue Reading chrisdsilvablog’s Article...

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loading Configuration Packages from AL – Stefano Demiliani
Aug22

loading Configuration Packages from AL – Stefano Demiliani

Today I’ve spent few times handling a (not so common I think) scenario where from an extension I need to be able to load a RapidStart package (.rapidstart file) to Dynamics 365 Business Central and apply it. As explained in my last post, in the cloud environment we need to use Streams for handling files and today I discovered (with pleasure) that Microsoft has modified some methods… Continue Reading demiliani’s Article on...

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parsing a CSV file using CSV Buffer – Stefano Demiliani
Aug20

parsing a CSV file using CSV Buffer – Stefano Demiliani

A question received today was the following: is it possible from my extension in Dynamics 365 Business Central asking a user to select a local CSV file, load it and then managing the content accordingly to my business needs using CSV Buffer table? In standard NAV code (C/AL) you can use CSV Buffer table to load a CSV file (without using an XMLPort) and then parsing its content line… Continue Reading demiliani’s Article on...

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Customer approval flow – fajdiga.info
Aug20

Customer approval flow – fajdiga.info

Hi, in my last blog post, I described how to connect Microsoft Flow & Dynamics 365 Business Central. In this blog post, I will demonstrate how to use one of the flow templates which is available for Dynamics 365 Business Central. First what I will do is log in to Microsoft Flow with my Dynamics 365 Business Central account. After that, I will navigate to My flows and click on Create from the… Continue Reading renato’s...

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Business Central, Best Posts Part I (AprilAugust)
Aug19

Business Central, Best Posts Part I (AprilAugust)

Business Central, Best Posts Part I (AprilAugust) Business Central is growing The Business Central forum is growing, the Ideas portal has an endless series of suggestions, all speak about Business Central, are emerging new blogs only dedicated to Business Central. Lately, several post / articles on Business Central have been published, some are very interesting, to avoid being dispersed… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s...

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Nice new BC course on Linkedin Learning
Aug17

Nice new BC course on Linkedin Learning

Nice new BC course on Linkedin Learning A new course about “Business Central Essentials” has been published on Linkedin Learning, it’s in Spanish language and contains interesting topics. We are waiting for it to be translated into English, for now it is available only in Spanish.   Curso “Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central esencial” THE COURSE IS ONLY IN “SPANISH”...

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Is Rapidstart too slow? This is the fix. – Stefano Demiliani
Aug16

Is Rapidstart too slow? This is the fix. – Stefano Demiliani

In an internal mailing list today was asked a question regarding Rapidstart packages in NAV 2018. Many users and partners (me too) have experienced a very slow data import with Rapidstart packages (despite the number of records to import), expecially if your database is quite big. I remember to have “unofficially” fixed this problem in my NAV 2018 databases and to have reported… Continue Reading demiliani’s Article on...

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target levels in extensions development demystifyed – Stefano Demiliani
Aug14

target levels in extensions development demystifyed – Stefano Demiliani

When you develop an extension with Visual Studio Code and the AL language,  in the app.json file you can specify the target level of your extension. The available options are as follows: Here (in order of visibility): Personalization: it’s the lowest current level, only allows for inclusion of UI objects like Profiles/PageCustomizations. Extension: it’s the default level when… Continue Reading demiliani’s Article on their...

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My Dynamics Events Sessions – Fall 2018
Aug14

My Dynamics Events Sessions – Fall 2018

For all of you who want to see what I prepared for this year conference season, I can share that I’ll have sessions on two conferences this fall. First, I’ll be on BCUG/NAVUG Summit at Phoenix, AZ, US and after that I’ll be on Directions EMEA in the Hague. On both of these conferences, I’ll have the similar sessions – How and Why You Should Combine ‘Dynamics 365 for Talent’… Continue Reading atotovic’s Article on their...

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How to Use “Record Permissions” in Dynamics NAV
Aug13

How to Use “Record Permissions” in Dynamics NAV

In a previous post on Dynamics NAV Essentials; understanding user setup and security, we have clarified how the security model is built and configured in Dynamics NAV. The following representation illustrated how users, user groups, permission sets and permission represent a comprehensive security model which allows the client to have full control over the system forms and associated… Continue Reading Mahmoud M. Alsaadi’s...

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Experience Dynamics 365 Portal – Roberto Stefanetti NAV & BC Blog
Aug11

Experience Dynamics 365 Portal – Roberto Stefanetti NAV & BC Blog

Experience Dynamics 365 Portal https://experience.dynamics.com/ The Dynamics Experience portal is changing continuously, now you can find everything you need for: Propose new ideas functionality (in two modes, Ideas and Insider) Test the trials versions See the updated roadmaps Access the all Dynamics Communities Access to powerapps available for the products   As for the “Ideas”… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s Article on...

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What’s New in Business Central October 18 release – NAV Seen By Amol
Aug10

What’s New in Business Central October 18 release – NAV Seen By Amol

Everybody is aware that Business central was live in month of April 2018 and now Microsoft is geared up for October 2018 release which will available in cloud, on-premises and in hybrid deployments. This version will come up with new and rich features which will make business users to interact more efficiently with product and get rid of day to day processes. Roadmap for business… Continue Reading Amol Salvi’s Article on...

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How to Create a Custom Approval Workflow in Dynamics NAV – Part 2 – Chris D’silva’s Blog
Aug10

How to Create a Custom Approval Workflow in Dynamics NAV – Part 2 – Chris D’silva’s Blog

Celebrating 4500+ views and 3000+visitors for the year 2018. Thank you readers! For Part 1 chick here Introduction: Hi folks! I’m back with Part 2 of how to create custom approval workflow in Dynamics NAV. An overview of Part 1, we created an Event Publisher then we created function for sending approval then for approval, for reject and delegate. Part 2- Now we will continue with how… Continue Reading chrisdsilvablog’s...

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Dynamics 365 Business Central Localizations
Aug09

Dynamics 365 Business Central Localizations

When Dynamics 365 Business Central started from April 2nd this year, we had Microsoft official localizations for the first 14 countries: US, Canada, UK, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, The Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. From this July we’ve got 2 another countries Australia and New Zealand and with October release we will get 3 new official… Continue Reading atotovic’s Article on...

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Change Item Base Unit of Measurement
Aug09

Change Item Base Unit of Measurement

In a recent implementation of Dynamics NAV 2018, the client has requested to upload the master data from their old legacy ERP system. In the old ERP system, there were two unit of measurements which are: Each Piece Now logically speaking, both are just an identifier of one unit, regardless of the terminology used to describe this unit. Import occurred at the beginning of the year, and then… Continue Reading Mahmoud M....

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Inconsistent language behaviour in the windows client – waldo’s blog
Aug09

Inconsistent language behaviour in the windows client – waldo’s blog

The strangest thing happened to us recently – one that really blew my mind. I’m going to spare you the long road of trial & error we went through to come up with the answer – or at least an explanation of what cause the behaviour. The behaviour Because “a picture tells more than a 1000 words” .. let me just show you. In the below images, you see the language… Continue Reading waldo’s Article on their...

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Execute a PATCH call from an Extension by using AL and HttpClient | Mark Brummel Blog
Aug08

Execute a PATCH call from an Extension by using AL and HttpClient | Mark Brummel Blog

If you work with REST APIs, you already know that you’ve two HTTP methods for updating resources: PUT: updates an entire resource PATCH: the update request only needs to contain the changes to the resource, not the complete resource. The AL language permits you to work with REST services by using the HttpClientclass. If you declare an HttpClient object in AL, from Intellisense in Visual… Continue Reading Mark Brummel’s...

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Execute a PATCH call from an Extension by using AL and HttpClient – Stefano Demiliani
Aug08

Execute a PATCH call from an Extension by using AL and HttpClient – Stefano Demiliani

If you work with REST APIs, you already know that you’ve two HTTP methods for updating resources: PUT: updates an entire resource PATCH: the update request only needs to contain the changes to the resource, not the complete resource. The AL language permits you to work with REST services by using the HttpClient class. If you declare an HttpClient object in AL, from Intellisense in… Continue Reading demiliani’s Article on...

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Data Upgrade from NAV 2013 to NAV 2018 Step by Step – by Suraj Patel – Roberto Stefanetti NAV & BC Blog
Aug08

Data Upgrade from NAV 2013 to NAV 2018 Step by Step – by Suraj Patel – Roberto Stefanetti NAV & BC Blog

This blog uses cookies so that we can provide you with the best user experience possible. Cookie information is stored in your browser and performs functions such as recognising you when you return to our website and helping our team to understand which sections of the website you find most interesting and useful. You can adjust all of your cookie settings… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s Article on their...

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Dynamics 365 Business Central October release | Mark Brummel Blog
Aug07

Dynamics 365 Business Central October release | Mark Brummel Blog

Long time no see. I’m currently on vacation and finally found some time for writing. I don’t know if you already read Business Applications Release Notes – October ’18. If you are, don’t read this article :). But if you didn’t already read, you can get some basic overview what we will get in October. First one technical news, from October we can use Business Central, on-cloud,… Continue Reading Mark Brummel’s Article on...

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Dynamics 365 Business Central October release
Aug07

Dynamics 365 Business Central October release

Long time no see. I’m currently on vacation and finally found some time for writing. I don’t know if you already read Business Applications Release Notes – October ’18. If you are, don’t read this article :). But if you didn’t already read, you can get some basic overview what we will get in October. First one technical news, from October we can use Business Central, on-cloud,… Continue Reading atotovic’s Article on their...

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Extension Source code download issue resolved in NAV 2018 CU8 – NAV Seen By Amol
Aug06

Extension Source code download issue resolved in NAV 2018 CU8 – NAV Seen By Amol

Till NAV 2018 CU 7 even if we set property ShowMyCode property to false in app.json  we will be able to download source code of extension This issue is now resolved in NAV 2018 CU8 and now you can not download source code for extension Stay tuned for more…   Like this: Like Loading… Related Continue Reading Amol Salvi’s Article on their...

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DYNAMICS NAV 2018 CU8 IS AVAILABLE – Roberto Stefanetti NAV & BC Blog
Aug06

DYNAMICS NAV 2018 CU8 IS AVAILABLE – Roberto Stefanetti NAV & BC Blog

Cumulative Update 08 includes all application and platform hotfixes and regulatory features that have been released for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018. The cumulative update is intended mainly for solutions that are experiencing the problems described in the Knowledge Base article linked to below. However, you are advised to always keep your solution updated with the latest cumulative… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s Article...

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CU Summary for NAV -August 2018 – NAV Seen By Amol
Aug06

CU Summary for NAV -August 2018 – NAV Seen By Amol

Cumulative Update includes all application and platform hotfixes and regulatory features that have been released for Microsoft Dynamics NAV. NAV 2018 :- Cumulative Update 08 for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018 NAV 2017 :- Cumulative Update 21 for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017 NAV 2016:- Cumulative Update 34 for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 NAV 2015:-Cumulative Update 46 for Microsoft Dynamics… Continue Reading Amol Salvi’s...

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List all NAV Docker Image Tags on Docker Hub – waldo’s blog
Aug06

List all NAV Docker Image Tags on Docker Hub – waldo’s blog

Some time ago, I created this script because I wanted to know all the available tags on dockerhub for the “microsoft/dynamics-nav” repository on Docker. Why? I don’t know anymore :-). But it was clear that the “tags” section on DockerHub only showed us a very small part of the available tags. Yesterday, we were wondering why a specific version (one that we… Continue Reading waldo’s Article on their...

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noisy problem in UsageCategory and ApplicationArea related to Search – Stefano Demiliani
Aug03

noisy problem in UsageCategory and ApplicationArea related to Search – Stefano Demiliani

I’ve see many AL developers with the same problem when developing an extension for Dynamics 365 Business Central: they create a new table, then they create a new page based on that table, they set UsageCategory and ApplicationArea properties, they deploy the extension to Dynamics 365 Business Central with success, then they search for the newly created page and… it’s not… Continue Reading demiliani’s Article on their...

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How to modify standard page layout using extension – NAV Seen By Amol
Aug03

How to modify standard page layout using extension – NAV Seen By Amol

In this blog we will see how we can modify  standard page by adding few fields and modify property of existing fields. Adding customize fields in page layout  For this I assume table extension is already created and now would like to add fields in page layout by creating page extension In page layout for adding fields you can mention whether you want add fields before/after specified… Continue Reading Amol Salvi’s Article...

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how to check in your Extension is running on a trial tenant – Stefano Demiliani
Aug02

how to check in your Extension is running on a trial tenant – Stefano Demiliani

An interesting question in an insider talk some days ago was how to check from AL code if my extension is running on a trial tenant or in a licensed tenant (paid). After a bit of searching inside our lovely C/SIDE, I’ve found the solution to the question: in Dynamics 365 Business Central there are two useful objects useful for that scope: Table Tenant License State… Continue Reading demiliani’s Article on their...

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Dynamics 365 Release and Update Cadence – Live Webinar, August 9 – Roberto Stefanetti NAV & BC Blog
Aug01

Dynamics 365 Release and Update Cadence – Live Webinar, August 9 – Roberto Stefanetti NAV & BC Blog

This blog uses cookies so that we can provide you with the best user experience possible. Cookie information is stored in your browser and performs functions such as recognising you when you return to our website and helping our team to understand which sections of the website you find most interesting and useful. You can adjust all of your cookie settings… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s Article on their...

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Connect Flow & Dynamics Business Central – fajdiga.info
Aug01

Connect Flow & Dynamics Business Central – fajdiga.info

Hi, in this blog post, I will describe how to connect Microsoft Flow and Business Central. In one of my previous blog post, I describe how to connect Dynamics NAV and Microsoft Flow via connector for PowerApps and Flow. First, we will navigate to search bar in Dynamics Business Central and search for manage flow In the new window, Flow will open. Here we have possibilities to see flow… Continue Reading renato’s Article on...

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Dynamics 365 Solution Update Management live event – Stefano Demiliani
Jul31

Dynamics 365 Solution Update Management live event – Stefano Demiliani

A quick post to announce that Microsoft will hold a live webinar on the Dynamics 365 YouTube channel to help you and your customers get the answers to questions you may have. The link is: https://aka.ms/D365ReleaseCadenceWebinar Dynamics 365 Release and Update Cadence Time:  August 9th, 9a Pac (GMT-7) In this session, we will discuss the latest about the latest optimizations announced to… Continue Reading demiliani’s...

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Three ways to use extension data in C/Side | Mark Brummel Blog
Jul30

Three ways to use extension data in C/Side | Mark Brummel Blog

So, I get it now. We need to develop in extensions. Nothing but extensions. We need to tell our employers to forget about new requirements for half a year and ignore bugs while we developers lock ourselves in the basement and rework our existing code to an extension. Right? Well, locking developers in a basement will probably appeal to a fair number of managers. Not developing new… Continue Reading Mark Brummel’s Article...

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BC “Saved Views” feature like in Dynamics NAV – Roberto Stefanetti NAV & BC Blog
Jul27

BC “Saved Views” feature like in Dynamics NAV – Roberto Stefanetti NAV & BC Blog

This blog uses cookies so that we can provide you with the best user experience possible. Cookie information is stored in your browser and performs functions such as recognising you when you return to our website and helping our team to understand which sections of the website you find most interesting and useful. You can adjust all of your cookie settings… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s Article on their...

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How to create a custom approval Workflow in Dynamics NAV – Part 1 – Chris D’silva’s Blog
Jul27

How to create a custom approval Workflow in Dynamics NAV – Part 1 – Chris D’silva’s Blog

Introduction: If we require approval process for  Purchase, Sales orders etc we enable the standard workflows of Dynamics NAV….but if we have a Custom designed page in NAV and we need approval workflows how will the workflow process work? How to set it up? This blog provides a step wise procedure how to create custom workflow from scratch. This Workflow is enabled for the Jobs page in… Continue Reading chrisdsilvablog’s...

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How to Protect IP Code in Business Central – NAV Seen By Amol
Jul26

How to Protect IP Code in Business Central – NAV Seen By Amol

Now I know you already started developing app using VS Code and now questions is that how to protect app for viewing the code while debugging or downloading. However extension development package provide setting for IP protection for viewing or downloading the code of extensions but you can also control by just adding one line code  in app.json file. app.json file containing setting… Continue Reading Amol Salvi’s Article...

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How to create new workflow in Business Central – fajdiga.info
Jul25

How to create new workflow in Business Central – fajdiga.info

Hi, in my last blog post, I created a workflow for master data which was based on the template. In this blog post, I will create a new workflow from scratch for Sales Return Order approval. First what I will do is navigate to workflows. Then, a list of enabled workflow will appear, and what I need to do is click on the New action button. A new window will open where I will enter Workflow… Continue Reading renato’s Article...

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How to Retain data after publishing App – NAV Seen By Amol
Jul25

How to Retain data after publishing App – NAV Seen By Amol

Hope you all started app development and may be wondering how to retain data after publishing app or debugging several times or after adding more sample data. How do I retain the sample data so every time no need to add the same data.  ????? In Business central you can synchronize the sample data while publishing several times. This can be done by simple settings in launch… Continue Reading Amol Salvi’s Article on their...

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Dynamics 365 Business Central October ’18 release – NAV Seen By Amol
Jul24

Dynamics 365 Business Central October ’18 release – NAV Seen By Amol

With the October ’18 release, Dynamics 365 Business Central is available in the cloud, on-premises, and in hybrid deployments. Business Central on-premises availability Business Central gets an on-premises deployment option that serves as a successor to Dynamics NAV. In other words, rather than a new version number for Dynamics NAV, customers can get Business Central on-premises. Check… Continue Reading Amol Salvi’s...

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Overview of October ’18 Release – Stefano Demiliani
Jul23

Overview of October ’18 Release – Stefano Demiliani

The NDA regarding some topics is officially finished today and Microsoft has published an official document that answers many questions related to the Fall release of Dynamics 365 Business Central. You can start reading from here. If you want to directly go to the cool part, this is the link. 🙂 Obviously, this is a work in progress. You can help improving Dynamics 365 Business… Continue Reading demiliani’s Article on their...

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