Business Central 14 – Navigation Icons are Missing.
Jan21

Business Central 14 – Navigation Icons are Missing.

Hi Readers, With Business Central 14 Cumulative Update 19, Modern client are missing Navigation and Action Icons. This has been reported and discussed in Yammer and other forums. In this article, I will share all necessary information required to fix this issue. This issue applies only to Business Central 14 a.k.a Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central April'19 on-premises. Read Complete Article… Continue Reading Saurav...

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Business Central enhanced emails
Jan20

Business Central enhanced emails

Business Central enhanced emails This feature provides powerful and easy to set up email capabilities. It is possible to activate different scenarios such as support for multiple accounts, distribution groups and use better attachment management. It’s possible: – Activate different scenarios and assign them to different email accounts – Create manual emails – See the log of emails sent… Continue Reading...

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What’s New in Update 17.3 for Business Central Online?
Jan20

What’s New in Update 17.3 for Business Central Online?

Hi Readers, Microsoft have released 17.3 for Business Central SaaS customers.  The Update will be applied on all SaaS Tenant in coming weeks. Update is already started rolling out on SaaS Customers. With this cumulative update Microsoft have added some features which were requested by community on Ideas website. Other MVP's & Bloggers have written detailed article about these Feature changes. Read… Continue Reading...

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Microsoft Dynamics Business Central Cumulative Update Summary For January 2021.
Jan19

Microsoft Dynamics Business Central Cumulative Update Summary For January 2021.

Hi Readers, Microsoft Have Released Cumulative Update for January 2021 for Business central 14, 15, 16 & 17. Please find below the details of Cumulative Updates Released for Microsoft Business Central 14, 15, 16 and 17. Below are the Links to Download the Latest Cumulative Update. #msdyn365bc14 #msdyn365bc15 #msdyn365bc16 #msdyn365bc17 Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog Microsoft...

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Microsoft Dynamics Navision Cumulative Update Summary For January 2021.
Jan18

Microsoft Dynamics Navision Cumulative Update Summary For January 2021.

Hi Readers, A New month and new cumulative updates. Microsoft Have Released Cumulative Update for January 2021. Please find below the details of Cumulative Updates Released for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016, NAV 2017 & NAV 2018. Below are the Links to Download the Latest Cumulative Update. #NAV2016 #NAV2017 & #NAV2018 Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog Microsoft Dynamics Navision...

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How to use MS Teams for Dynamics 365 Business Central approval
Jan16

How to use MS Teams for Dynamics 365 Business Central approval

Hi, in this blog post, I will try to explain and show you how we can customize Dynamics 365 Business Central approval and use MS Teams for that process. My demo will be based on Purchase Orders and the scenario is that I want to notify my procurement department that they need to approve the document (picture below). Let’s start. The first thing that we need to understand is that behind… Continue Reading renato’s...

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Dynamics 365 Business Central: point in time restore of a Production environment
Jan14

Dynamics 365 Business Central: point in time restore of a Production environment

Yesterday Microsoft has officially released one of the most requested feature for the Dynamics 365 Business Central SaaS environment: point in time restore for environments. If you access your tenant’s Admin Center and select an environment, now you can see the following option: The new Restore option permits you to restore an existing environment from a time in the past, within the… Continue Reading demiliani’s...

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What MB-800 exam can guarantee?
Jan14

What MB-800 exam can guarantee?

I wanted to write this article as I recently passed this exam and I wrote about how to prepare yourself. I already mentioned in this article that if you have an experience in BC or NAV, you generally don’t need to prepare for this exam (but it implies you know and understand BC on the cloud). Now I’m not planning to continue in this direction how to prepare for the exam, but I want to discuss… Continue Reading...

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Restoring environments in Business Central admin center
Jan13

Restoring environments in Business Central admin center

Restoring environments in Business Central admin center TOPICS Considerations and limitations Environments can only be restored if the customer has a paid Business Central subscription. Each environment can be restored up to 10 times in a calendar month. An environment can only be restored within the same Azure region and country (Business Central localization) as the original environment. A… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s...

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Migrating Applications to the Cloud with Azure made it to the Best Microsoft Azure Books of All Time
Jan13

Migrating Applications to the Cloud with Azure made it to the Best Microsoft Azure Books of All Time

I’m happy to announce that our book, “Migrating Applications to the Cloud with Azure: Re-architect and rebuild your applications using cloud-native technologies”, made it to BookAuthority’s Best Microsoft Azure Books of All Time.As featured on CNN, Forbes and Inc. , BookAuthority collects and ranks the best books in the world, and it is a great honor to get this kind of recognition…. Continue Reading...

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Table Objects – #albacktobasics.
Jan13

Table Objects – #albacktobasics.

Hi Readers, This year I am starting to talk about basics again. We all understand that basics are important while working on solution for our customers. In this article we will talk about one of the key object type in Business Central i.e. Tables. Tables are the core objects used to store data in Dynamics 365 Business Central.  Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog Table Objects –...

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Publish & Run Current Object from VSCode – with a single command
Jan13

Publish & Run Current Object from VSCode – with a single command

I’m not writing a blog about every single (new) command in my “CRS AL Language Extension”. But this Sunday, I added an interesting one. One that I should have had created for a long time – but simply didn’t think of it, until Daniel (TheDenster.com) explicitly asked for it on GitHub. Just imagine, you’re building an app, with many pages, and you want to build a page, test it, build the…...

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Dynamics 365 Business Central: Batch API calls and max number of operations
Jan12

Dynamics 365 Business Central: Batch API calls and max number of operations

The standard (and for what I can see most used) way of using Dynamics 365 Business Central APIs is by sending an HTTP request to the API endpoint for the selected entity one request at a time: But if you need to perform massive operations (like for example inserting multiple journal lines in a batch) this could be not too much performant. Dynamics 365 Business Central APIs (standard… Continue Reading demiliani’s Article on...

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Global & Shortcut Dimensions – #albacktobasics.
Jan12

Global & Shortcut Dimensions – #albacktobasics.

Hi Readers, Thanks for the Great Response to the new Series with first article. We all understand that basics are important while working on solution for our customers. In this article we will talk about difference between Global and Shortcut Dimensions in #DynamicsNAV or #msdyn365bc. Dimension are powerful feature in #msdyn365bc and customers need to think before finalizing Global Dimensions… Continue Reading Saurav...

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Business Central “free to use” Graphical Scheduler
Jan11

Business Central “free to use” Graphical Scheduler

Business Central “free to use” Graphical Scheduler APP by Insight Works APP TOPICS Graphical Scheduler is an app for Business Central (free to use to date) that can be used to view and schedule on the time line (a Gantt Analysis) production orders, resources allocated to both Assembly and Orders, reading also from various other data sources and the possibility of activating a customized… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s...

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msdyn365bc – Enhanced Email Capabilities – Part 3.
Jan11

msdyn365bc – Enhanced Email Capabilities – Part 3.

Hi Readers, Till now in this series –  In first article of this series we setup the New Email Capabilities with Business Central. We also setup email scenarios with multiple emails right now. Read Part 1 Here. In second article of this series we Tested email scenario with sending email. Read Part 2 Here. In this last article we will see what else is available with enhanced email capabilities. Read… Continue Reading Saurav...

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msdyn365bc – Enhanced Email Capabilities – Part 2.
Jan08

msdyn365bc – Enhanced Email Capabilities – Part 2.

Hi Readers, In first article of this series we setup the New Email Capabilities with Business Central. We also setup email scenarios with multiple emails right now. If you haven't read part 1 of this series please read here. As we have setup email scenarios for sales & purchase lets test those scenarios. Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog msdyn365bc – Enhanced Email...

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Check Customer License in an OnPrem db – from the web client
Jan07

Check Customer License in an OnPrem db – from the web client

This is my first post of 2021, so I’d like to take the opportunity to wish all of you all the best, all the health, all the safety, and .. may we finally meet again in person in 2021! I’d be very happy to have much less of this: And more of this: Anyway ;-). Let’s get to the topic.. I got an internal question from our consultants on how they are able to access the license… Continue Reading waldo’s Article...

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Deprecation of Basic Auth for SaaS has been postponed to 2022
Jan07

Deprecation of Basic Auth for SaaS has been postponed to 2022

Good news: Microsoft decided to postpone the deprecation of Web Service Access Keys (Basic Authentication) until version 2022 wave 1. See confirmation here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/business-central/dev-itpro/upgrade/deprecated-features-w1#web-service-access-keys-basic-auth-for-saas Originally the plan was to remove basic authentication with version 2021 wave 1…. Continue Reading ajk’s Article on their...

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msdyn365bc – Enhanced Email Capabilities – Part 1.
Jan07

msdyn365bc – Enhanced Email Capabilities – Part 1.

Hi Readers, With Business central 2020 Wave 2 Microsoft have added an optional feature regarding Enhanced Email Capabilities.   In this series of articles we will talk about setting up the enhanced email capabilities. But as I said earlier before turning a feature on in Feature Management make sure to Test in in Sandbox / docker environment.  Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog...

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msdyn365bc – SMTP with Multi-factor Authentication.
Jan06

msdyn365bc – SMTP with Multi-factor Authentication.

Hi Readers, I am sure you have either heard or using Multi-factor authentication. The Reason companies use MFA because –  Your passwords can be easily compromised. MFA immediately increases your account security by requiring multiple forms of verification to prove your identity when signing into an application.With Great powers there are new issues or I should say new configuration need to done… Continue Reading Saurav...

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Batch calls with Business Central APIs (3) – Tips and Tricks
Jan05

Batch calls with Business Central APIs (3) – Tips and Tricks

This is the third post in a series about batch calls with Business Central. If you haven’t read the the other posts, then I recommend to do so. You’ll find the first post about basic operations with batch calls here. The second post about error handling and transactions can be found here. This third and final post will cover these topics: Reduce the size of the response payloadCombine… Continue Reading ajk’s...

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Business Central & Power Platform Exams Experiences
Jan05

Business Central & Power Platform Exams Experiences

Recently I’ve passed these two new exams: Business Central Functional Consultant Associate and Power Platform App Maker Associate and I would like to share some my experience about them. I’ll try to be brief and just to give you some basic directions. First I need to admit that I’m not big fan of this kind of certification. Based on my previous experience 10+ year ago, it was more about… Continue Reading...

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Business Central Functional Consultant Certification – how to
Jan05

Business Central Functional Consultant Certification – how to

Business Central Functional Consultant Certification – how to As you know, the exam and certification paths are available. There are 3 ways to get certified – I already know everything in this case take the exam immediately (and hope to pass it!) – Self-education – Take a course with a trainer Discounts available to date: Exam Replay

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Flowfield and Flowfilters – #albacktobasics.
Jan05

Flowfield and Flowfilters – #albacktobasics.

Hi Readers, This year I am starting to talk about basics again. I still get questions about basics and we all need to understand that basics are important while working on solution for our customers. In this article we will talk about FlowFields and Flowfilters that was raised in one of the #bcopendiscussion. Question – Can I use Flowfilter to filter data in page? With this I thought it would be… Continue Reading Saurav...

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Modifica del “tipo documento” in fattura registrata
Jan04

Modifica del “tipo documento” in fattura registrata

Quali sono le novità nella fatturazione elettronica dal 1° Gennaio 2021? Le principali novità riguardano la modifica del tracciato XML, con nuovi “Codici Natura e Tipo Documento“ Come faccio a cambiare il tipo documento prima dell’invio di una fattura registrata? Qualora fosse necessario cambiarlo? es su Fatture Registrate Semplice, andare in “Fatture Registrate“, aprire la… Continue Reading...

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MSDYN365BC 2020 Wave 1 – Data Upgrade Paths.
Jan04

MSDYN365BC 2020 Wave 1 – Data Upgrade Paths.

Hi Readers,This question is being asked so many times when you start thinking about upgrades. I don't know why there is so much confusion about upgrade Paths to latest and greatest version of Business central.If you ever heard that there is no upgrade path from a specific version of NAV to Business central then I am confirm that it was a incorrect Information.No. of Steps are same for… Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s...

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Some blog statistic and feedbacks
Jan01

Some blog statistic and feedbacks

It is the first day in 2021 and I just want to put some numbers on the paper. If you don’t agree with my conclusions, please send me some feedback and I will appreciate it. Looking back I analyzed some numbers in my blog and found interesting that the most read articles were not related with technical topics and I was surprised with this. Because of that I want to share what topics was the… Continue Reading...

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Saurav Dhyani – Top Content of 2020.
Dec30

Saurav Dhyani – Top Content of 2020.

Hi Readers, Finally a Year that we wanted to be over globally is coming to an end.  I always like to see the positive side of everything that happens in life and with this long year there is certainly thing have changed for me too. When I start thinking what changed this year with respect to what I do for community I was amazed to see how much I have changed the way I am contributing.  People… Continue Reading Saurav...

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BUSINESS CENTRAL WAREHOUSE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (WMS)
Dec29

BUSINESS CENTRAL WAREHOUSE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (WMS)

BUSINESS CENTRAL WAREHOUSE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (WMS) WMS DEFINITIONS General Definition “A warehouse management system (WMS) is a software application, designed to support warehouse or distribution center management and staff. They facilitate management in their daily planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling the utilization of available resources, to move and store… Continue Reading rstefanetti’s Article on...

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Dynamics 365 Business Central: the impact of tableextensions
Dec28

Dynamics 365 Business Central: the impact of tableextensions

I think that everyone of you already knows that when working with Dynamics 365 Business Central, table extensions are killers for performances. But how much? That’s a question that I’ve also done to myself a lot of time when working with partners or when creating my own solutions. Is there a “deadline” for how many table extensions can I create for the same table in order to not kill my… Continue Reading...

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#msdyn365bc – Keep your containerhelper module updated?
Dec24

#msdyn365bc – Keep your containerhelper module updated?

Hi all, As most of us are learning and start using dockers for business central.  With the changes are happening with the product and also in bccontainer helper we need to make sure that we have always latest version of container module installed in our system. In this article, I will share my way of keeping my bccontainerhelper updated. Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog #msdyn365bc...

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#msdyn365bc – Check Financial Journal in Background.
Dec23

#msdyn365bc – Check Financial Journal in Background.

Hi Readers, In this article we will discuss about one of the optional feature added in Business Central 2020 Release Wave 2. I think this will be great feature added for new users in Business Central or a super old NAV Customer who are recently upgraded to Business Central. With this feature as we add Journal Lines system check the mandatory fields. Business Central validate financial journals,… Continue Reading Saurav...

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
Dec22

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year everyone!   This hard and unhappy year finally comes to an end, let’s hope the next one is better! For next year, we think “positive” (but not in the sense of the “Covid buffer”, for Covid my family has already given enough this year…)   I leave you the list of the most popular posts in the year, they could be useful to someone. Most popular posts in 2020…...

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#msdyn365bc – How Do I Install New Version of Extension (on-Prem)?
Dec22

#msdyn365bc – How Do I Install New Version of Extension (on-Prem)?

Hi Readers, In this article we will discuss about installing a new version of extension on-prem & docker containers. With Extension model, when we change apps that we build for our customers, there are certain steps to be followed for Installation of new version of app in tenant. This is based on a question that received on email. You will need to follow steps in same order when there a new… Continue Reading Saurav...

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Batch calls with Business Central (2) – Error handling
Dec22

Batch calls with Business Central (2) – Error handling

This is the second post in a batch series about batch calls with Business Central APIs. You can find the first one about the basic operations with batch calls here. In this post, I want to cover one of the most frequently asked questions about batch calls: what happens if one of the operations runs into an error? Will it stop further execution, will the already processed operations be rolled… Continue Reading ajk’s Article...

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msdyn365bc – Migrations to Business Central online.
Dec21

msdyn365bc – Migrations to Business Central online.

Hi Readers, In this article we will discuss what's new Migration to Business Central Online with Business Central 2020 Wave 2. Till now Business Central on-premises solution should be an identical twin in a Business Central online tenant for replication.  With Business Central 2020 wave 2 there are new possibility added.  Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog msdyn365bc –...

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Batch calls with Business Central APIs (1) – Basic operation
Dec18

Batch calls with Business Central APIs (1) – Basic operation

A while ago I wrote about deep inserts with Business Central APIs. And I promised to write about batch calls too, so it’s about time to live up to that. Actually, I did some online sessions about it, like this one for DynamicsCon and also for Directions 2020. But I think it is still worthy to write it down. And because there is a lot to share about this topic, it’s my plan to write a series… Continue Reading...

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#msdyn365bc – Clean your app.json file?
Dec18

#msdyn365bc – Clean your app.json file?

Hi Readers, This article is about a quick change during AL Development. This change can be implemented starting Business Central 15.3 and higher.  With Business Central 17 the Visual Studio code automatically apply these setting when you create a new apps.  As we all understand, that we all extension need to have at least dependent on Microsoft default apps. Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on...

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Model Driven software development for Business Central with “mdAL”
Dec18

Model Driven software development for Business Central with “mdAL”

You might already have seen my session on DynamicsCon about Design Patterns. During that session, I mentioned a tool “mdAL”. If not .. well, here it is (starting at the mdAL part): This tool has seen some major updates – time to blog about it. ;-). Disclaimer I am not the developer of this tool – so not a single credit should go my way. The main developer of this tool is… Continue Reading waldo’s...

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Adding External Accountant to Your Business Central
Dec17

Adding External Accountant to Your Business Central

If you use Business Central online, I’m sure that you need to connect your external accountant or your reseller partner to your tenant without buying new license. This is something you have included in your license. Never mind how many user you bought or if you have Essential or Premium users, you can invite up to 3 external users (External Accountants). These 3 licenses have the same use… Continue Reading atotovic’s...

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Latest Update for IRS 1099 Form – #msdynav & #msdyn365bc.
Dec17

Latest Update for IRS 1099 Form – #msdynav & #msdyn365bc.

Hi Readers, This is a quick article about changes in IRS 1099 Form in Dynamics NAV and Business Central. With latest cumulative update Microsoft have released update for North America version which includes a Application change related to  IRS 1099 Form. In this article we will understand about the update and How partners should apply this hotfix for customers using 1099 Form in #msdynav and… Continue Reading Saurav...

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Dynamics Events in 2021
Dec16

Dynamics Events in 2021

We are at the end of this year. I could hardly say – good year as we have global pandemic and people dye. But new year is coming and there are some lights at the end of tunnel; vaccine appears and probably we will have better year as I think it is not possible to have worse one. Let’s see what events await us in 2021. I (and probably nobody) don’t know if these events will go virtually as… Continue Reading...

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Using Powershell to retrieve your Dynamics 365 Business Central telemetry
Dec16

Using Powershell to retrieve your Dynamics 365 Business Central telemetry

Telemetry, telemetry, telemetry… this is an hot topic in your developer’s and admin’s life in the cloud. We have talked a lot about using Application Insights for handling the telemetry data of your Dynamics 365 Business Central tenant running in the cloud and in the last events Microsoft, me and others (like my friend Duilio) explained how to use two important tools for querying your… Continue Reading...

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Microsoft Dynamics Business Central Cumulative Update Summary For December 2020.
Dec16

Microsoft Dynamics Business Central Cumulative Update Summary For December 2020.

Hi Readers, Microsoft Have Released Cumulative Update for December 2020 for Business central 14, 15, 16 & 17. Please find below the details of Cumulative Updates Released for Microsoft Business Central 14, 15, 16 and 17. Below are the Links to Download the Latest Cumulative Update. #msdyn365bc14 #msdyn365bc15 #msdyn365bc16 #msdyn365bc17 Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog Microsoft...

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Download all Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Source Code with PowerShell
Dec16

Download all Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Source Code with PowerShell

You might wonder: why would I need this? Why would I need to download source code of Business Central, while I can simply access it through the symbols when I’m working in VSCode – or even better, while I can simply click the symbol, and look at the code from there? Well … Searchability Didn’t you ever wonder: “hey, previous version, this codeunit was still in this app – where is it… Continue...

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Latest Update for India GST – #msdynav.
Dec15

Latest Update for India GST – #msdynav.

Hi Readers, This is a quick article about changes in Goods and Services Tax in Dynamics NAV 2016. With latest cumulative update Microsoft have released update for India version which includes a Application change related to  GST Changes. In this article we will understand about the update and How partners should apply this hotfix for customers in #msdynav. Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their...

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Microsoft Dynamics Navision Cumulative Update Summary For December 2020.
Dec15

Microsoft Dynamics Navision Cumulative Update Summary For December 2020.

Hi Readers, A New month and new cumulative updates. Microsoft Have Released Cumulative Update for December 2020. Please find below the details of Cumulative Updates Released for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016, NAV 2017 & NAV 2018. Below are the Links to Download the Latest Cumulative Update. #NAV2016 #NAV2017 & #NAV2018 Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog Microsoft Dynamics...

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Change Default Map From Bing to Google Maps
Dec14

Change Default Map From Bing to Google Maps

Business Central uses Bing as the default online map. You can change the default from Bing to Google Maps from the Online Map Setup. You will need to add a new Map Parameter Setup Code. Create a new GOOGLE code with below parameters.Maps Service : http://www.google.com/maps/search/?api=1&query={1}+{2}+{4}Directions Service :

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#msdyn365bc – Test Base64 Conversion via API?
Dec14

#msdyn365bc – Test Base64 Conversion via API?

Hi Readers, As discussed in last article we will Test customization using API that we developed this week for integration from #msdyn365bc or #MSDynNAV. If you want to see other articles in this series please refer here. We will need to use same website to Test this process. This process will require a Base64 Value for testing.  Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog #msdyn365bc –...

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SCOTtish summit 2021

On February the 27th Scottish Summit 2021 will come to you as a virtual event. With over 250 sessions from all Microsoft technologies. You need to register for your FREE ticket and download the Scottish Summit App to see all the great sessions.