Business Central Workflows with Power Automate integration
Jul11

Business Central Workflows with Power Automate integration

Business Central Workflows with Power Automate integration Workflows in Business Central can be managed in two ways: Native modeVia Power Automate In both modes it is possible to create them, edit them, manage them completely; new features have been added to Power Automate to manage the Business Processes, so I find it very useful to use both products (BC & PA). In addition to Power Automate, you… Continue Reading...

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Minor Updates for Business Central on Docs
Jul07

Minor Updates for Business Central on Docs

Hello,Microsoft is publishing all information on Business Central Minor updates on the Microsoft Docs portal. This is very interesting because it allows us to know what has been introduced in each single update! “Would you like to know what has changed in update 16.3?” Below you’ll find an overview and relevant links to what has been done on hotfixes and regulatory features in this update. In… Continue Reading...

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“WMES” Mobile APP (Warehouse & MES Mobile APP)
Jul04

“WMES” Mobile APP (Warehouse & MES Mobile APP)

“WMES” Mobile APP (Warehouse & MES Mobile APP) WMES Mobile APP: “La App Xamarin & Zebra Android che consente di accedere da mobile a Microsoft Dynamics NAV e Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Cloud & On-Premise” La piattaforma è installabile su tutti i Dynamics NAV Business Central che permettono l’interfacciamento con Web Services, con Business Central On-Premise e Cloud… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s...

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MVP AWARD #5, 2020-2021 – My First 5 Years Blue Ring!
Jul01

MVP AWARD #5, 2020-2021 – My First 5 Years Blue Ring!

MVP AWARD #5, 2020-2021 – My First 5 Years Blue Ring! MICROSOFT MVP AWARD #5, 2020-2021 (BUSINESS APPLICATIONS) “Hi Guys! it’s amazing! “ At a time when the MVP program is radically changing, I’m happy that Microsoft has renewed my MVP award #5 (2020-2021); In this case is the fifth consecutive award, for others I knew that unfortunately it has not been renewed. THE MY FIRST “5… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s Article on...

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Business Central how to invoke a Web Service from Powershell
Jun24

Business Central how to invoke a Web Service from Powershell

Business Central how to invoke a Web Service from Powershell How-to re-call a WebService from Powershell (BC On-Premise) Scenario: We already have Web Services defined, with several fields calculated or recovering difficult management data (e.g. dimensions shortcuts etc.), the Web Services are ready and we want to reuse them. We don’t want to redo them, we don’t want to create APIs or create… Continue Reading...

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Business Central consumption of Web Services from PHP
Jun20

Business Central consumption of Web Services from PHP

Business Central consumption of Web Services from PHP Hello, In this post Part1 we will talk about how to connect and consuming the Web Services exposed by Business Central from PHP, in this case to read and modify data using both SOAP and OData Services. We will use XAMPP Suite which can also be used on Windows to simulate a complete environment for PHP, we will see how it is possible to… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s...

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Business Central Send Email with Multi Attachments
Jun15

Business Central Send Email with Multi Attachments

Business Central Send Email with Multi Attachments The purpose of this APP is to be able to send an email with a series of attachments; in this case the email is sent to the user (to himself) so that it can then be changed in the email client before sending. In practice, both the Master document (ex Purchase Order) and all attachments are sent in bulk (obviously, keep an eye on the size of the… Continue Reading...

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GESTIONE ESTEROMETRO STANDARD IN BUSINESS CENTRAL ITA
Jun12

GESTIONE ESTEROMETRO STANDARD IN BUSINESS CENTRAL ITA

GESTIONE ESTEROMETRO STANDARD IN BUSINESS CENTRAL ITA Guida all’ utilizzo dell’esterometro standard in Business Central ITA, passo dopo passo, documento girato tempo fa anche a Microsoft Italia, dato che ho fatto da beta tester.   1 SETUP E CONFIGURAZIONE Per utilizzare l’Esterometro standard è necessario attivare i seguenti setup: Attivare “IMPORTO REPORT TRANSAZIONI IVA” aprendo la… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s Article...

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A new Business Central General Manager
Jun04

A new Business Central General Manager

Hi,yesterday there was the virtual event of Business Central (based on the current BC 2020 Wave1 version). During the event (in Keynote) the new general manager of Business Central Cloud was announced (who will take the place of Marko Perisic who has left Microsoft since 2018).“Mike Morton“, who is an American (a veteran from Microsoft USA) who will travel from USA to Denmark to be in close… Continue Reading...

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BUSINESS CENTRAL CONTROL ADD-INS
May28

BUSINESS CENTRAL CONTROL ADD-INS

BUSINESS CENTRAL CONTROL ADD-INS Control add-in A “control add-in” is a custom control for displaying and modifying data within an iframe or a page. For example, a control add-in can display the content of a webpage, visualize data as a chart or on a map, or host a custom web application. Control add-in can respond to user interaction to raise events that execute additional AL code.

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DMT – Data Migration Toolkit
May20

DMT – Data Migration Toolkit

DMT (Data Migration Toolkit) v3.0 I have added some features to the very simple tool (which was born to launch only XML), they are simple but they can be useful. Features Delete Data from TablesALL Sessions KillerTable RunnerXMLPort RunnerXMLPort Runner LOG And an example of XML (simple).   ON MENU’ – Search for “DMT” FEATURES Delete Data from Tables It allows you to delete data from the tables… Continue Reading...

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TEMPO ZERO CLOUD APP v2.0 released
May18

TEMPO ZERO CLOUD APP v2.0 released

TEMPO ZERO CLOUD APP v2.0 released Start immediately with ERP, a package of additional extensions developed for the Italian companies. FAST START-UP: Do you need to add to Microsoft’s ERP the extensions that make you work immediately as a typical Italian company? Would you like to add customizations only if necessary? Tempo Zero Cloud solution is the answer! MEET THE NEEDS OF YOUR COMPANY: Your… Continue Reading...

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Application Foundation with the Microsoft AL programming language
May16

Application Foundation with the Microsoft AL programming language

Don’t you want to take courses? don’t you want to buy books? don’t you want to read blogs?Now in 5 hours you can start with the development in Microsoft AL New Business Central development courses have been published by Microsoft on Microsoft Docs Portal. This learning path introduces AL and discusses statements, codeunits, functions, events, triggers, and more. Pre-requirements Knowledge of how… Continue...

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Countdown to “Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Virtual Event”
May14

Countdown to “Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Virtual Event”

Join us for the Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Virtual Event on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. We’re excited to share the latest innovations for Business Central—and can’t wait to see how they’ll help you better engage with customers, continue to move your solutions and customizations online, and solve your everyday business challenges. You’ll hear from Microsoft executives as they… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s...

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Business Central AL Interfaces
May09

Business Central AL Interfaces

Business Central AL Interfaces THE AL “INTERFACE” OBJECT A new object type is available in Business Central 2020 Wave1: “interface” object Since I have never talked about it, I speak of it now, I don’t report particular examples as there are already several published. Below are some links to very well made examples, useful for understanding how to best use them. Enjoy the reading.   ABOUT… Continue Reading...

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Business Central, fast debugging with AL Object Designer
May05

Business Central, fast debugging with AL Object Designer

Business Central, fast debugging with AL Object Designer Debugging can be done in different ways, I want to report only how to do it with AL Object Designer. This great extension is always evolving, a must for every installation of VS Code and Microsoft AL. With AL Object Designer, it is possible to manage all Business Central objects, both manually and through the Generation Wizard. In this… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s...

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Business Central: Camera from Browser and Mobile APP
Apr26

Business Central: Camera from Browser and Mobile APP

Business Central: Camera from Browser and Mobile APP With the new release of Business Central it is possible access the camera of a device from the Business Central Web client in the browser and from the Business Central Mobile App. This allows the user to take pictures and handle them directly from the same device, and in that way, improve accuracy of capturing data closest to the source, and… Continue Reading...

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BUSINESS CENTRAL, SEND TO EMAIL-PRINTER “HOW-TO”
Apr18

BUSINESS CENTRAL, SEND TO EMAIL-PRINTER “HOW-TO”

BUSINESS CENTRAL, SEND TO EMAIL-PRINTER “HOW-TO” There is a new APP: “Send-to email printer“… In the generic version of Business Central, a “cloud printer” named “Email Printer” is installed as an extension and is ready to use after initial setup. If a cloud printer is not installed and set up, or if an installed printer fails, then printing will default to the printing… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s Article on their blog...

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Business Central 2020 Wave1 – ALL Distributions
Apr05

Business Central 2020 Wave1 – ALL Distributions

Dynamics 365 Business Central 2020 Wave1 – ALL Distributions Below you will find all the links to download ALL product distributions, in the next few days the portal will probably be updated …in case I will update the post again.ROADMAP, will a new ROADMAP be published? even if predictable?Happy downloading … Cloud (SaaS) Read my old post

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Business Central 2020 WAVE 1 What’s New – FAST TRACKS
Apr04

Business Central 2020 WAVE 1 What’s New – FAST TRACKS

Business Central 2020 WAVE 1 What’s New – FAST TRACKS I want to show you some features of the new version of Dynamics 365 Business Central 2020 Wave1, the detail of all the features released can be found in my previous post. Of course, you can also find everything on the Microsoft website and in their recorded presentations. WHAT’S NEW FAST TRACK – 20 POINTS FUNCTIONALS – MODERN… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s Article on...

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Business Central 2020 Wave 1 Cloud is live!
Apr01

Business Central 2020 Wave 1 Cloud is live!

Business Central 2020 Wave 1 Cloud (SaaS) is live! Hi, Today is: 1° April 2020… and “Dynamics 365 Business Central 2020 Wave 1 Cloud (SaaS)” is live! Everything has been updated and available from today: Admin Center and the possibility of creating new environments in BC 2020Wave1 v.16 release. To update the production environments and existing sandboxes, it is necessary to wait for the… Continue Reading...

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Creating new instances of Business Central web servers using PowerShell
Mar27

Creating new instances of Business Central web servers using PowerShell

Creating new instances of Business Central web servers using PowerShell Although you can use the Business Central Setup to install the Business Central Web Server components and create a single web server instance in IIS for client connection, there may be scenarios when you want to set up multiple instances. For example, you could set up a separate Business Central Web Server instance for the… Continue Reading...

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Microsoft 365 Business Voice available in the U.S. on April 1st
Mar23

Microsoft 365 Business Voice available in the U.S. on April 1st

Starting on April 1st, Business Voice will be available in the U.S., giving small and medium businesses there a complete telephony solution built for Microsoft Teams. At that time, it will also be available in over 70 countries for businesses who use a calling plan provided by a third-party. Business Voice adds cloud-based telephony to Teams, for an all-in-one communication solution that brings… Continue Reading...

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Business Central two-factor authentication (2FA)
Mar12

Business Central two-factor authentication (2FA)

Business Central two-factor authentication (2FA) Microsoft has been requesting that two-factor authentication be enabled for a few days in order to access Dynamics 365 Business Central. Obviously it is requested for security reason, if the user does not activate this mode in time, he will no longer be able to access Business Central. There are several ways to activate it, depending on your… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s...

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Microsoft’s solution for COVID-19 is a free Teams subscription for six months
Mar08

Microsoft’s solution for COVID-19 is a free Teams subscription for six months

Hi Guys, yes, I live in a “Red Zone”…it is certainly not a good situation, it takes a lot of patience, with rigorous respect for the rules, we will slowly come out of this unpleasant calamity. Since remote work (smart working) is now routine, I point out some Microsoft links to be able to use Microsoft teams for free; the package is offered free of charge for the emergency COVID-19. There are… Continue Reading...

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“How-to” use the restored Business Central SaaS database on On-premise environment – Part II
Mar05

“How-to” use the restored Business Central SaaS database on On-premise environment – Part II

“How-to” use the restored Business Central SaaS database on On-premise environment – Part II Some have written to me about the possibility of using the Business Central SaaS database restored on SQL Server in a Business Central On-premise environment. In my old post I actually illustrated how to back up the SaaS db so you can save it on Azure Services and download it for restoration on the… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s...

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Business Central 2020 Wave1 Preview is available
Feb28

Business Central 2020 Wave1 Preview is available

Business Central 2020 Wave1 Preview is available Hi guys! Microsoft released SaaS and On-premise versions of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central 2020 Wave1 Preview. How to try the new previews now? (Version 16.x) Directly on the Cloud through a new Sandbox for the new version 16.0By downloading the package for the On.premise version from Microsoft Collaborate Dynamics 365 Business Central… Continue Reading...

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Business Central – How to make it go FAST!
Feb09

Business Central – How to make it go FAST!

Business Central – How to make it go FAST! Microsoft in late January and early February published a series of pages on Microsoft Docs dedicated to performance with Business Central (On-premise, Cloud). They are all very interesting, in particular, I want to report this page because it is very interesting for functional consultants (as in my case) more than for technicians; these are the things… Continue Reading...

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Error “cannot be used” for “Extension” development
Feb03

Error “cannot be used” for “Extension” development

Error “cannot be used” for “Extension” development During compilation, this error message may appear “cannot be used” for “Extension” development” if you attempt to compile using incorrect Business Central v15 server settings. The problem occurs when [Scope (‘OnPrem’)] is inserted in the code and the server is not enabled to manage it. [Scope(‘OnPrem’)] To resolve, remove the… Continue Reading...

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What’s new and planned for Dynamics 365 Business Central
Jan28

What’s new and planned for Dynamics 365 Business Central

Great news! 2020 Wave 1 Release Plan was published. Let’s see what has been planned and announced for Dynamics 365 Business Central… a lot of features… good! my best features below (some): Events Lookup and Insert https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365-release-plan/2020wave1/dynamics365-business-central/lookup-events-insert-event-subscriber-code Enabling non interactive Printing

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Corso “Modern Development with Microsoft AL”
Jan25

Corso “Modern Development with Microsoft AL”

Corso “Modern Development with Microsoft AL” I giorni 5, 6, 7 Febbraio 2020, presso l’Unione Industriali di Vercelli, si terrà il corso “Modern Development With Microsoft AL”, il corso sarà tenuto da Roberto Stefanetti [MVP] e dal Team SEDP. Già dallo scorso anno mi sono arrivate numerose richieste, sia da clienti storici che da nuovi clienti, anche da alcuni partner con cui a volte… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s Article...

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Substituting Reports
Jan23

Substituting Reports

It is possible to substitute reports from the base application with “custom reports“. Great! This can be done by subscribing to the “OnAfterSubstituteReport” event published by  “Codeunit 44 – ReportManagement“. The following code illustrates “how to subscribe” a method to the “OnAfterSubstituteReport” event. This method replaces the report specified by the ReportId with the...

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End of Mainstream support for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015
Jan18

End of Mainstream support for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015

January 14, 2020 marks the end of mainstream support for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015. We will not get any new regulatory features or hotfixes for this version anymore. Next end of mainstream support for: Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 : April 13, 2021 Migrate now to Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central! Retirement of the PartnerSource platform PartnerSource will be replaced by a central landing… Continue Reading...

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Post and Print function in Business Central
Jan10

Post and Print function in Business Central

“Post and Print” function in Business Central The “Post & Print” function was removed since Dynamics NAV 2017, it has been replaced by the “Post & Send” function which allows you to do more things by configuring specific sending profiles. Now the newly posted document is opened after posting, you can print it from there …but if, on the other hand, you want to work as it was in Dynamics NAV…...

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Happy New Year (2020) to all!
Dec31

Happy New Year (2020) to all!

Happy New Year (2020) to all! With this last post of the year, I want to wish everyone a happy new year! This year from Rome, with my family! Happy New year 2020! I take this opportunity to rank my most viewed posts in 2019. The most viewed posts of 2019 – you can open the post directly from the link, happy reading! Build and Deploy an APP in NAV 2018 and in MSDYN365BC On-premise – Fast Checklist Continue Reading...

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Configure MAXDOP (max degree of parallelism) on SQL Server 2016… 2019)
Dec16

Configure MAXDOP (max degree of parallelism) on SQL Server 2016… 2019)

The Microsoft SQL Server max degree of parallelism (MAXDOP) configuration option controls the number of processors that are used for the execution of a query in a parallel plan. This topic has been discussed for many years, the best practices have changed more than once (see my old post about it –

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Extend, Customize, and Collaborate on the Help for Business Central
Dec13

Extend, Customize, and Collaborate on the Help for Business Central

The source files for the Help for the base application is available in public GitHub repos so that you can easily extend and customize the content for your customers. In this section, you can learn about working with the GitHub repos and MarkDown files. LINKS Meet Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central – Business Central Business Central is a business management solution for small and mid-sized organizations that automates and...

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LOCALIZZAZIONE ITALIANA DI BUSINESS CENTRAL
Dec08

LOCALIZZAZIONE ITALIANA DI BUSINESS CENTRAL

Localizzazione Italiana di Business Central La localizzazione italiana di Business Central estende la versione internazionale (W1) del prodotto (come avviene per tutte le altre localizzazioni), inserendomodificandoaggiungendo alcune funzionalità indispensabili per il corretto utilizzo del prodotto nel nostro paese. Questo supportocompatibilità è chiamato anche LFR —Local Financials… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s...

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Projects at Business Central SaaS Time (Third Mechanization)
Nov23

Projects at Business Central SaaS Time (Third Mechanization)

Projects at Business Central SaaS Time (Third Mechanization) < p style=”text-align: left”>In this post I want to create a SWOT matrix to represent the criticality of the projects in A.D. 2019. Customer perceives the project in different ways, it depends on how the customer is and what he had before! However… we can start from Where we are today… We are at the time of “Business Central SaaS“, everyone...

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Business Central SaaS Exporting Database Backup and Restore it on your Sql Server
Nov07

Business Central SaaS Exporting Database Backup and Restore it on your Sql Server

Business Central SaaS Exporting Database Backup and Restore it on your Sql Server Since some days, Microsoft has activated the feature for downloading a backup of a Business Central SaaS Azure SQL Database directly from Admin Center. A selected database (in this case a BC v15 Wave 2 production database) can be backuped and exported as a “.bacpac” file; this file will be saved into an “Azure… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s...

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DIRECTIONS EMEA 2019 – Business Central Release 2019 Wave 2 Take Away
Nov03

DIRECTIONS EMEA 2019 – Business Central Release 2019 Wave 2 Take Away

DIRECTIONS EMEA 2019 – Business Central Release 2019 Wave 2 Take Away Al Directions EMEA 2019 (partner community svoltosi a Vienna che si è concluso poco più di un paio di settimane fa) è stata presentata l’ultima versione Dynamics 365 Business Central 2019 Release Wave 2, release rilasciata ufficialmente il 1° Ottobre (circa un mese fa). Quest’anno non ho partecipato all’evento (non… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s Article...

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Business Central Breaking Changes
Oct26

Business Central Breaking Changes

Business Central Breaking Changes For Business Central SaaS Customers, it may happen that Microsoft sends a message like this, concerning the fact that the extensions installed will not be compatible with the next scheduled update (for example from v.14 to version v.15 Business Central Release Wave 2). Microsoft (to date) reports that the extensions installed, if them are not fixed within 90… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s...

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Xamarin Apps with Business Central integration – Part I
Oct23

Xamarin Apps with Business Central integration – Part I

Xamarin Apps with Business Central integration – Part I Hi all, I know that PowerApps and PowerApps Portal are the future but in this post I want to talk about the possibility of creating apps developed on Xamarin Framework connected to Dynamics 365 Business Central; the connection happens through the consumption of Web Services and OData, as already seen also for the Web Applications (take a… Continue Reading...

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Technical Upgrade MSDYN365 On-premise v14 to v15 (Release 2019 Wave 2)
Oct11

Technical Upgrade MSDYN365 On-premise v14 to v15 (Release 2019 Wave 2)

Technical Upgrade MSDYN365 On-premise v14 to v15 (Release 2019 Wave 2) SCENARIO: “Convert a database and Technical Upgrade from v14 to v15 Release 2019 Wave 2” NOTE: after the installation on the server of the new release of BC, for the first time, two historical components of Dynamics NAV and Business Central will be missing: “Development Environment” and “Windows Client”. Some… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s...

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Business Central page background tasks
Oct07

Business Central page background tasks

Business Central page background tasks “The 2019 wave 2 release introduces a way for AL developers to start programming using multithreading/asynchronous concepts. For the first time, developers can now calculate expensive operations in a page without blocking the UI, and then update the UI once the calculation is complete. Attend this session to explore these new programming… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s Article on...

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Business Central On-premise 2019 Release Wave 2
Oct04

Business Central On-premise 2019 Release Wave 2

Business Central On-premise 2019 Release Wave 2 Hi, Given that the On-premise version was also released, I will illustrate it briefly. In my case it was tested in a full stack Azure environment with two CPUs and a single disk (it is certainly not an environment that can be proposed to a Customer but clearly faster than a local distribution on Docker). Installation similar to the latest versions,… Continue Reading...

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Business Central 2019 Release Wave 2 SaaS is available!
Oct01

Business Central 2019 Release Wave 2 SaaS is available!

Business Central 2019 Release Wave 2 SaaS is available! Great day! Today October 1 2019, “Business Central 2019 Release Wave 2” is available on Cloud (SaaS) and on Docker distributions and soon the On-premise installation DVD will be available. All what’s new for this October’s release can be found on the ms-docs page (below the link), in next post I will show you some interesting new… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s...

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Import Payrolls in Business Central
Sep24

Import Payrolls in Business Central

Import Payrolls in Business Central Business Central DEF (Data Exchange Framework) Hi, you can use Business Central DEF to import Payrolls on COGE registration batches easily. Data Exchange Framework is present in several versions of Dynamic NAVBusiness Central, I point it out because it could still be useful, especially for importing Payrolls (some have asked me this); today with Microsoft Flow… Continue Reading...

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MSDYN365BC On-premise VS Cloud (SaaS) Battle Cards
Sep10

MSDYN365BC On-premise VS Cloud (SaaS) Battle Cards

MSDYN365BC On-premise VS Cloud (SaaS) Battle Cards Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central (MSDYN365BC) is a business management solution for small and medium-sized organizations Today Business Central is available in two versions: – On-Premise – Cloud (SaaS) LICENSING About “Team Member» License “BATTLE CARDS” – MSDYN365BC October 2019 Release2 (On-premise, Cloud SaaS) MSDYN365BC 2019… Continue Reading...

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Page Extension Vs Page Customization in Business Central
Sep06

Page Extension Vs Page Customization in Business Central

Page Extension Vs Page Customization in Business Central I want to point out the differences between the Page Extension and Page Customization Objects, sometimes the Customization Object, although more limited in functionality, may be sufficient for some customizations. #1 – Page Customization Object The page customization object in Dynamics 365 Business Central allows you to add changes to the… Continue Reading...

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