Something new about Dynamics 365 Business Central 2020 Wave 1
Feb25

Something new about Dynamics 365 Business Central 2020 Wave 1

As I think you know (I’ve posted this on my Linkedin account some days ago) you can now start testing your apps with Dynamics 365 Business Central 2020 Wave 1 release (version 16) by creating a new online sandbox targeting the new preview version. Together with this new preview version, you have also a new AL language version (actually 5.x). When you start a new project with the new AL… Continue Reading demiliani’s...

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Managing Business Central Development with Git: Branches
Feb25

Managing Business Central Development with Git: Branches

Obligatory Preamble I wasn’t really intending to write this post. If you want training materials for learning the basic concepts of Git then there is tonnes of great free content around on blogs and YouTube channels. I was going to share some thoughts about our branching strategy but thought I’d write a little about manipulating branches first. Amble When I was new to Git and trying… Continue Reading james’s...

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MSDYN365BC SaaS – How Do I Setup Preview Sandbox for BC 2020 Wave1?
Feb24

MSDYN365BC SaaS – How Do I Setup Preview Sandbox for BC 2020 Wave1?

Hi Readers,As most of us were aware of it that Microsoft has released Preview Sandbox for Business Central SaaS Environment.So if you are using Business Central (SaaS) its time to setup your Preview container to Test your Per-Tenant Extensions.If there are issues in those Per-Tenant Extensions it will provide a good time frame to fix and test those extensions before actual release is available… Continue Reading Saurav...

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Dynamics 365 Business Central 2020 Wave 1 –  Attach as PDF and auto insert recurring lines
Feb23

Dynamics 365 Business Central 2020 Wave 1 – Attach as PDF and auto insert recurring lines

Hi, another great feature which comes with Dynamics 365 Business Central 2020 Wave 1 is called Attach as PDF. Function Attach as PDF is available on documents such as Posted Sales Invoices, Sales Quotes, Sales Invoices, various Purchase documents, … If you select Attach as PDF Dynamics 365 Business Central will store printed document as attachment on the document. From there you can access… Continue Reading renato’s...

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Enable CDS integration with Dynamics 365 Business Central 2020 Wave 1
Feb22

Enable CDS integration with Dynamics 365 Business Central 2020 Wave 1

Hi all, now when Dynamics 365 Business Central 2020 Wave 1 is available for preview I was so excited to try common data service integration so in this blog post I will write how you can enable CDS integration and send your first customer from Dynamics 365 Business Central to the Common Data service. So first what I looked for was Assisted Setup and found Set up the Common Data Service… Continue Reading renato’s Article on...

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How to Setup ALOps (CI/CD)
Feb21

How to Setup ALOps (CI/CD)

Below Videos will explain you how to setup ALOps for VSCode Hope this will help you guys.. Stay tuned for more.. Continue Reading Ammolh Saallvi’s Article on their blog https://amolsalvi.blog/2020/02/21/how-to-setup-alops-ci-cd/ Blog Syndicated with Ammolh Saallvi’s Permission

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Multi-root Workspaces in VSCode for AL Development
Feb21

Multi-root Workspaces in VSCode for AL Development

You might have figured – I’m a VSCode fanboy.  One of many.  You might remember the session I did on NAVTechDays 2017 (Rock ‘n Roll with VSCode), where I dove quite a bit into the possibilities this great tool comes with.  But I didn’t talk about the concept of “Multi-root Workspaces”: an ability of VSCode for you to work on multiple “projects” at the same time, in one...

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Credit Card Payment Processing in Microsoft Business Central II: ChargeLogic Payments and iPayment solutions
Feb19

Credit Card Payment Processing in Microsoft Business Central II: ChargeLogic Payments and iPayment solutions

In our previous post we’ve reviewed the standard functionality for invoice payment with credit card in Business Central. This is however limited to click-to-pay invoices only and does not allow storing information and creating payment profiles. Luckily there are other options – Chargelogic and iPayment – 3rd party add-ons that allow you easier payments and integration with your Microsoft… Continue Reading Petras...

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Managing Business Central Development with Git: Rebasing
Feb19

Managing Business Central Development with Git: Rebasing

This is part two of a series about using Git to manage your Business Central development. This time – rebasing. It seems that rebasing can be something of a daunting subject. It needn’t be. Let’s start with identifying the base of a branch before worrying about rebasing. Example Repo Imagine this repository where I’ve created a new branch feature/new-field-on-sales-docs to do some… Continue Reading...

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Dynamics NAV / MSDYN365BC – Set Require Shipment/Receive mandatory?
Feb19

Dynamics NAV / MSDYN365BC – Set Require Shipment/Receive mandatory?

Hi Readers,This blog is about a very simple but nice to know the setting in Dynamics NAV or Business Central.One of the customer queries is the source of this article.The Query is -Location is set up to Require Warehouse Receipt documents, and yet I was able to simply POST > Receive from a purchase order. Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog Dynamics NAV / MSDYN365BC – Set...

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MSDYN365BC 2019 Wave 2 – Data Upgrade From 15.0 to 15.2.
Feb17

MSDYN365BC 2019 Wave 2 – Data Upgrade From 15.0 to 15.2.

Hi Readers,In this article, we will discuss how to do Data Upgrade From 15.0 (Initial Release) To 15.2 (Cumulative Update 02 for Business Central).There is no official documentation for data upgrade between 2019 Wave 2 cumulative Update.I hope to receive Microsoft Blessing on what I am suggesting below as steps for data upgrade.#MSDYN365BC #2019Wave2  Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog...

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Managing Business Central Development with Git: Amending History
Feb13

Managing Business Central Development with Git: Amending History

Preamble This is the start of a series of posts about managing AL development with Git. I don’t profess to be a Git expert and much of what I write about will not exclusively apply to Business Central development. This is a collection of approaches I’ve found to be useful when it comes to managing our source code. Take what you will, discard the rest, vociferously argue with me if you feel… Continue Reading...

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Dynamics 365 Business Central: obsoleting events
Feb13

Dynamics 365 Business Central: obsoleting events

I’ve written a lot in the past about handling breaking schema changes on extensions and the best practice to use the ObsoleteState object property to signal to your developers or third-party ISV users of your extensions that you’re planning to remove something in your codebase. You can find articles here and here. Today I want to write a quick post for talking about events and about a worst… Continue Reading...

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Dynamics NAV / MSDYN365BC – The Hostname could not be parsed or Invalid.
Feb13

Dynamics NAV / MSDYN365BC – The Hostname could not be parsed or Invalid.

Hi Readers,This is a quick blog about some recent findings that we had during a Project.This is in relation to the URL specified in the service tier.In this article, we will see what kind of issues can happen due to invalid URL is Service Tier and How to fix those issues that you found.Multiple Errors that this article will help to fix -The Hostname could not be parsed.Invalid URI: The… Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s...

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How to Extend Microsoft Business Central Trial?
Feb13

How to Extend Microsoft Business Central Trial?

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central gives the opportunity of running Business Central trial for 30 days for free. If you need more time to finish the evaluation you may extend your trial for another 30 days. Make sure to extend the trial within 90 days because if not extended or subscribed, your evaluation data would be lost. What are the ways to extend the trial? Contact us to… Continue Reading Petras Butenas’s...

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How to Substitute Report in Business Central
Feb12

How to Substitute Report in Business Central

Today we will see how we can substitute our own document report with Standard report in business central. To override report we need to use ReportManaagement Codeunit and from that we need to use OnAfterSubstituteReport event Suppose we have created own customize report called ‘Detail Inventory Transaction’ and now we have to replace standard report for Inventory Transaction Detail … Continue Reading Ammolh...

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Learning DevOps for Dynamics 365 Business Central developers
Feb11

Learning DevOps for Dynamics 365 Business Central developers

In the next months Microsoft Western Europe has planned a series of one-day training events for helping Dynamics 365 Business Central partners on improving their development process by applying DevOps techniques. Official announcement is here: Dear Microsoft partner, Learn how to manage and ensure development lifecycle in the new world of continuous development using the latest tools… Continue Reading demiliani’s Article...

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Dynamics 365 Essentials Series – YouTube Channel
Feb11

Dynamics 365 Essentials Series – YouTube Channel

Recently, we have started a new YouTube channelin order to share important information about Dynamics 365 Business Central including How-to videos, setup and configuration, advanced learning, webinars and training materials and much more.As a start, we are publishing our “Essentials Series” which is primarily dedicated to provide information about multiple important features in Dynamics… Continue Reading Mahmoud M....

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Microsoft Dynamics Business Central Cumulative Update Summary For February 2020.
Feb11

Microsoft Dynamics Business Central Cumulative Update Summary For February 2020.

Hi Readers,Microsoft Have Released Cumulative Update for February 2020 for Business central 13 and 14.Please find below the details of Cumulative Updates Released for Microsoft Business Central 13 and 14.Below are the Links to Download the Latest Cumulative Update.#MSDYN365BC13 ##MSDYN365BC14 Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog Microsoft Dynamics Business Central Cumulative Update...

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Testing Against a Remote Docker Host with AL Test Runner
Feb10

Testing Against a Remote Docker Host with AL Test Runner

Apologies for another post about AL Test Runner. If you don’t use or care about the extension you can probably stop reading now and come back next time. It isn’t my intention to keep banging on about it – but the latest version (v0.2.1) does plug a significant gap. Next time I’ll move onto a different subject – some thoughts about how we use Git to manage our code effectively. Developing… Continue...

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Microsoft Dynamics Navision Cumulative Update Summary For February 2020.
Feb10

Microsoft Dynamics Navision Cumulative Update Summary For February 2020.

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

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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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Cumulative Update Summary February 2020
Feb08

Cumulative Update Summary February 2020

Cumulative Update includes all application and platform hotfixes and regulatory features that have been released for Microsoft Dynamics NAV. Microsoft Dynamics 365 BC 2019 Spring CU9 :- BCSpring2019CU9 Microsoft Dynamics 365 BC October’18 CU16 :- BCOctober2018CU16 Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018 CU 26 :- NAV2018CU26 Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017 CU 39 :- NAV 2017 CU39 Microsoft… Continue Reading Ammolh Saallvi’s Article on...

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How to Prepare Opening balance template in Business Central
Feb07

How to Prepare Opening balance template in Business Central

One of nice feature of business central for opening balance. This will help one to have readymade template of opening balance with ledger account where in one can key in amount and post or even export in excel and after key in values import back to Business Central and post Hope this small link will help to prepare opening balance as this gives template with ledger… Continue Reading Ammolh Saallvi’s Article on their blog...

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How Many Users Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central supports?
Feb06

How Many Users Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central supports?

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central (prev. known as Dynamics NAV) is a solution for Small and Medium sized Enterprises. You may be wondering if this solution is right for you if you are planning growth. We hear this from both small companies and bigger companies, so we’d like to address the following questions: 1. Are there any large enterprises using Business Central / Dynamics… Continue Reading Petras Butenas’s...

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Where to find service name of Dynamics NAV / Business Central?
Feb05

Where to find service name of Dynamics NAV / Business Central?

Have you ever wondered how to see NAV service name for the environment you’re currently running? There is a way to check for this information, regardless if you’re using NAV Windows client or Web client. When you open Dynamics NAV App, you will notice a little blue button with a triangle pointing down, in top left corner: Clicking this button, you’ll open a menu: Go and… Continue Reading Elmin Bandic’s Article...

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MSDYN365BC 2020 Wave 1 – Setup Preview Docker Container?
Feb05

MSDYN365BC 2020 Wave 1 – Setup Preview Docker Container?

Hi all,In this article, we will discuss how to setup a Business Central 2020 Release Wave 1 Preview via Dockers.If you as a partner have access to Microsoft Collaborate "Ready To Go" program then follow steps below.If you don't know about Docker Containers you can find more information and installation instruction in this article.If you have already installed docker, please follow the article… Continue Reading...

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Dynamics 365 Business Central and data compression
Feb04

Dynamics 365 Business Central and data compression

Yesterday Kennie Nybo Pontoppidan (from the Dynamics 365 Business Central Team) asked us an interesting question: do you use data compression on your Dynamics 365 Business Central on-premise database? If yes, what type of compression? From the answers I can see that there are partners that uses data compression widely, partners that uses data compression only on certain tables and partners… Continue Reading demiliani’s...

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Follow-up on secret values in a Business Central app
Feb04

Follow-up on secret values in a Business Central app

Wow… the community proved to be strong! About 10 days ago I asked to find the secret value in an app file and many of you really tried! Thank you so much! Before I move on, I would like to draw your attention to this idea. Please give it your vote! For more info, see below at the end of this post. What happened with the contest? Because I shared the source code, it was not hard to… Continue Reading ajk’s Article on...

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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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Dynamics 365 Business Central Wave 1 2020: what I love and what I want
Feb03

Dynamics 365 Business Central Wave 1 2020: what I love and what I want

As you already know, Microsoft last week published the 2020 release wave 1 plans for Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Power Platform document. This is the document that announces the roadmap for the next major releases of these products. Regarding Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, there are lots of interesting new features announced (or planned) and the things that I think will be… Continue Reading demiliani’s Article on...

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MSDYN365BC 2019 Wave 2 – Journal Show Fewer or Show More Columns?
Feb03

MSDYN365BC 2019 Wave 2 – Journal Show Fewer or Show More Columns?

Hi Readers,This is a quick blog about a small change that is introduced in Business Central 14 and Higher.In Few Business Central 14 and Higher, few pages have the option to Show Fewer Columns and Show More Columns. There is a lot of confusion that we hear from customers about these pages.So this article talks about where this feature is. Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog MSDYN365BC...

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Business Central 2020 Wave 1
Feb02

Business Central 2020 Wave 1

Microsoft reveals plan for business central with upcoming release 2020 Wave 1 This release comes with lot of new enhancement and features which will make business central more fun to work with.Listing few of them features. AL interfaceshttps://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365-release-plan/2020wave1/dynamics365-business-central/al-interfacesLook up events and insert event… Continue Reading Ammolh Saallvi’s Article on...

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NAV TechDays 2019 – Development Methodologies for the future – The Menu
Jan31

NAV TechDays 2019 – Development Methodologies for the future – The Menu

NAVTechDays is already over for a while .. and yes, I already blogged about it.  But I recently had to refer to a part of my session on “Development Methodologies”, and I noticed that someone named “Marcus Nordlund” actually put quite some time to completely “menutize” the video in the comment section of the video :-).  Awesome effort that I needed to share! Thanks, Marcus! Here it…...

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Dynamics 365 Business Central – April 2020 release notes
Jan30

Dynamics 365 Business Central – April 2020 release notes

Dynamics 365 Business Central – April 2020 release notes ” Incremental Group On the 27 th of January 2020, Microsoft announced the range of new features coming to Dynamics 365 Business Central on the 1 st April 2020. This forms part of Microsoft’s wave 1 2020 updates. Microsoft has announced a wide range of new feature updates in this wave for Dynamics 365 Business...

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MSDYN365BC 2019 Wave 2 – Something Went Wrong During Personalization.
Jan30

MSDYN365BC 2019 Wave 2 – Something Went Wrong During Personalization.

Hi Readers,We recently did an upgrade from NAV 2009 to Business Central Wave 2 (#MSDyn365BC).I was super excited during migration and it was interesting to do that migration to the future latest and greatest version of the product.Everything went well during Upgrades. Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog MSDYN365BC 2019 Wave 2 – Something Went Wrong During Personalization. Hi...

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Microsoft Dynamics 365: 2020 release wave 1 plan
Jan30

Microsoft Dynamics 365: 2020 release wave 1 plan

As you probably already picked up in the media – Microsoft has released its plans for Wave 1 release (in April) for this year.  You can find all the information here: https://aka.ms/Dynamics365ReleasePlan. The document contains all the information on all we want to know regarding “what’s next” for all related applications, like Marketing, Customer Service, Field Service, …. and also our…...

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Dynamics 365 and Power Platform: 2020 release wave 1 plan
Jan29

Dynamics 365 and Power Platform: 2020 release wave 1 plan

The new year release wave 1 has just been published by Microsoft for Dynamics 365 family and power platform. A lot of interesting features and major enhancements are to be presented in this year. Key dates for the 2020 release wave 1 Dynamics 365 2020 release wave 1 plan includes the following: Marketing Sales Service Finance and Operation Human Resources Commerce SMB | Dynamics 365 Business… Continue Reading Mahmoud M....

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Remote Development with VS Code and AL Test Runner
Jan28

Remote Development with VS Code and AL Test Runner

The most obvious limitation of the AL Test Runner extension for VS Code has been that you need to run VS Code on the Docker host machine. That’s fine for us because we do all our development on local Docker containers but I’m aware that this isn’t everyone’s preferred process. Local Repo and VS Code, Remote Docker Host I guess if you’re not hosting the Docker container locally then you… Continue...

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MSDYN365BC 2020 Wave 1 – Plan.
Jan28

MSDYN365BC 2020 Wave 1 – Plan.

Hi Readers,As we are aware of the modern lifecycle for Dynamics 365 Business Central.Today Microsoft has Release #MSDyn365BC 2020 Wave1 Plan.The 2020 release wave 1 for Dynamics 365 brings new innovations that provide you with significant capabilities to transform your business. Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog MSDYN365BC 2020 Wave 1 – Plan. Hi Readers, As we are aware of the...

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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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Dynamics 365 Business Central: handling BLOB fields on APIs
Jan24

Dynamics 365 Business Central: handling BLOB fields on APIs

I’m not a big fan of using BLOB fields on the Dynamics 365 Business Central database, but there are many scenarios where you need to handle BLOBs inside the database directly. As an example, imagine to have an application that handles different types of labels related to items and these labels are stored inside the Dynamics 365 Business Central database in a table called Labels. This table… Continue Reading...

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Contest: find the secret value in a Business Central app
Jan23

Contest: find the secret value in a Business Central app

This is the first blog post about shipping a secret value in a Business Central app. I have prepared an app file that contains a secret value that will be stored into Isolated Storage. But I’m not 100% if this method is secure enough, and that’s why I need your help. Please, download the app file and find the secret value. If you succeed, then I need to harden it. If nobody can find the value… Continue Reading...

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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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AppSourceCop & mandatoryAffixes
Jan23

AppSourceCop & mandatoryAffixes

I recently blogged about how to rename files with my VSCode Extension to comply with the new filename conventions from Microsoft.  Somewhat related to that, we need to talk about … Pre- or Suffixing It’s been known for a while: pre-or suffixing is necessary to “live in the cloud”.  It prevents duplicate names in various places: duplicate table names, duplicate field names .. things… Continue...

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How to Test Premium License Experience in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central?
Jan21

How to Test Premium License Experience in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central?

Do you have a trial of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central but cannot access the Premium features? Premium experience in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central gives you the ability to access all features from Service and Manufacturing departments. This means you can register service items, service contracts, create production BOM for items, production routings, and much more. To… Continue Reading Elmin Bandic’s...

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Customer Reminders – Notify Customers about Overdue Invoices
Jan21

Customer Reminders – Notify Customers about Overdue Invoices

In this post, we will explain why and how to use customer reminders in Dynamics Business Central. The purpose of Customer Reminders is to notify customers about overdue invoices, in addition, there could be an interest or additional fees charged to customers in speficic cases. In receivable management, we can setup reminders for that purpose and define the business rules and policies needed in… Continue Reading Mahmoud M....

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Microsoft Dynamics Business Central Cumulative Update Summary For January 2020.
Jan20

Microsoft Dynamics Business Central Cumulative Update Summary For January 2020.

Hi Readers,Microsoft Have Released Cumulative Update for January 2020 for Business central 13 and 14.Please find below the details of Cumulative Updates Released for Microsoft Business Central 13 and 14.Below are the Links to Download the Latest Cumulative Update.#MSDYN365BC13 ##MSDYN365BC14 Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog Microsoft Dynamics Business Central Cumulative Update...

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VSCode & Snippets
Jan20

VSCode & Snippets

I did a poll recently during one of my sessions – and I was surprised that about half of the people don’t regularly use “snippets” in VSCode.. . Well, some of you probably know that I’m a big fan of snippets.  Whoever has joined one of my sessions of the last couple of years where I was talking about VSCode, or was working with VSCode .. most probably, I was talking about, showing or using…...

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