Dynamics 365 Sales Professional vs Sales Enterprise
May27

Dynamics 365 Sales Professional vs Sales Enterprise

In my previous post (video), you could learn how to create Dynamics 365 Sales Professional demo environment. If you are experienced with Dynamics CRM solutions you can recognize differences between this solution and enterprise version, but if you are newbie I would like to introduce you with all differences you can find there. On the first place, we can split them to the two types of… Continue Reading markototovic’s...

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Azure Application Insights 101
May26

Azure Application Insights 101

In my series around Application Insights for Microsoft Dynamics Business Central / NAV this is probably the most booring one. However it is quite important. In order to teach you folks about KQL and the Application Insights API etc. Step 1 – Create Application Insights In your Azure Tenant search for Application Insights and select Add. There is not much to fill in here. The… Continue Reading Mark Brummel’s Article...

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Getting not-out-of-the-box information with the out-of-the-box web client
May26

Getting not-out-of-the-box information with the out-of-the-box web client

A few days ago, I saw this tweet: Do you need to see current the database size for a company broken down into table sizes? In #MSDyn365BC 2020 release wave 1, you can do that in the new Table Information page. See more: https://t.co/ShGVYnec2g pic.twitter.com/DGHlr5WlME— Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central (@MSDYN365BC) May 23, 2020 And that reminded me about a question I had a few… Continue Reading waldo’s...

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Sending Azure Alerts to Dynamics 365 Business Central
May25

Sending Azure Alerts to Dynamics 365 Business Central

When working with Dynamics 365 Business Central (but also on Azure applications in general) it’s a best and recommended practice to send telemetry data to the Azure Application Insights service for centralize monitoring. I’ve talked about that in the past here. Have you ever received the request to monitor some Azure Resources directly from inside Dynamics 365 Business Central and be able… Continue Reading...

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MSDYN365BC – 2020 Wave 1 Installation Error.
May25

MSDYN365BC – 2020 Wave 1 Installation Error.

Hi Readers,For my Next article I was installing Business Central 2020 Release Wave 1.While Doing this I encountered an error message and what else would be a good place to share here with the community.So If you are stuck during installation of Business Central 2020 Wave 1 please read ahead.#MSDyn365bc, #2020Wave1, #Installation. Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog MSDYN365BC –...

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How to view database locks in business central
May25

How to view database locks in business central

Do you remember this screen from classic client where in we can find who has locked whom. Once we get blocking id then we try to kill those sessions using sql command . How to view such detail in business central. This view detail information like which object id and which function is causing the database locks. Hope this will help you. Stay tuned for more updates. Continue Reading Ammolh Saallvi’s Article on their blog How to...

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Tip: Octopus Merges in Git
May21

Tip: Octopus Merges in Git

If you occasionally glance at my blog you might have noticed that I am a big fan of pull requests as served up by Azure DevOps (exhibit A). I briefly described our typical branching strategy here, including how and why we use pull requests. I love it. Writing, testing and reviewing discrete pieces of development independently of one another helps spread the work around the team and prevent… Continue Reading james’s Article...

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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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365 Saturday: Business Central Day
May20

365 Saturday: Business Central Day

For the first time, this Saturday (May, 23) 365 Saturday will host a full day event totally dedicated to Dynamics 365 Business Central. The agenda below will take place according to GMT 0 Timezone respectively: 8:00 – Track Inventory with Item Tracking – Bandam Sairam 9:00 – Handling your Dynamics 365 Business Central SaaS tenant – Stefano Demiliani 10:00 – Business Central Flash… Continue Reading...

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MSDYN365BC – Autoincrement Property With Extension Development.
May20

MSDYN365BC – Autoincrement Property With Extension Development.

Hi Readers,Last week I was working on an Extension Development for a tool that I am developing and I was stuck with a issue related to Auto Increment Property.So Here I am sharing that quick information with You.Let's first understand what that property is and what is changed with Extension Development.#MSDYN365BC, #AutoIncrement, #AL Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog MSDYN365BC...

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Testing Internal Functionality
May19

Testing Internal Functionality

Internal Access Modifier We’ve had access modifiers in Business Central for a little while now. You can use them to protect tables, fields, codeunits and queries that shouldn’t be accessible to code outside your app. For example, you might have a table that contains some sensitive data. Perhaps some part of a licensing mechanism or internal workings of your app that no one else should… Continue Reading james’s...

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Dynamics NAV – All that you need to know about MenuSuites.
May19

Dynamics NAV – All that you need to know about MenuSuites.

Hi Readers,This article is based on a request from a blog reader who wanted to understand about MenuSuite in Dynamics NAV.If you have started working with Business central with AL Code then it does not apply to those releases but if you are interested go ahead.Let's start with Future – In Latest and greatest version of product MenuSuite are obsolete and no longer used. So this article applies… Continue Reading Saurav...

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How to View Table data in Business Central
May19

How to View Table data in Business Central

While working in C/AL we have leverage to see the table data from object designer itself but how we can view it from business central. There are different ways like we can mention the table in launch.json or we can construct the string in web browser to display the details. Following small video will help you to view from web client itself. Hope this will help you… Continue Reading Ammolh Saallvi’s Article on their blog...

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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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Read-scale out with Azure SQL and Dynamics 365 Business Central
May15

Read-scale out with Azure SQL and Dynamics 365 Business Central

In the last month I had the chance to test the read-scale out feature of an Azure SQL Database with Dynamics 365 Business Central. Others have talked about this opportunity in the past and I want to share here my experience. The Read Scale-Out feature permits you to have a read-only replica of your Azure SQL database and use that replica to perform read-only queries instead of using the… Continue Reading demiliani’s...

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Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Virtual Event.
May15

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Virtual Event.

Hi Readers,If you are a enthusiastic Business Central Developer or Consultant and always want to learn what available in the latest and greatest release of the product then this the session that you don't want to miss.I am expecting to get so much information during this session.#2020Wave1, #MSDyn365BC, #VirtualEvent Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog...

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Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Virtual Event
May15

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Virtual Event

During this global situation of pandemic Microsoft comes up with first ever virtual event for Business central and it will be quite exciting. Top Sessions Overview: Business Central and Common Data Service integrationBusiness Central: Coding for performanceManaging customer environments in Business Central onlineInterfaces and extensibility:  Writing extensible and change-resilient… Continue Reading Ammolh Saallvi’s...

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Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Virtual Event, June 3rd, 2020
May14

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Virtual Event, June 3rd, 2020

It was quite expected, I guess.  After alle the cancellations of Business Central conferences, like NAVTechDays, Directions, Days of Knowledge, .. , Microsoft announced today that they will host a first “Virtual Conference” called “Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Virtual Event” and it will be held on June 3rd, 2020. Be the first to see what’s new in Microsoft Dynamics 365… Continue Reading...

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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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MSDYN365BC – Upgrade to Business Central Now.
May14

MSDYN365BC – Upgrade to Business Central Now.

Hi Readers,Hope you are doing good and staying healthy and safe during this Pandemic.Today I wanted to discuss and share about Licensing for Business Central and how it effect your upgrade decision.** All the information shared in this article is based on what is current available from Microsoft and my analysis of that information. Please reach out to your partners for confirmation.** I am not… Continue Reading Saurav...

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Tip #69 | Default Implementation for AL Interfaces
May13

Tip #69 | Default Implementation for AL Interfaces

I just love it when I get an error and nothing I search for answers what to do next. Like this one Value ‘ ‘ does not implement interface ‘ForNAV Layout’ and there is no default implentation for the mentioned interface.AL(AL0596) There is no mentioning of default implementations in the Microsoft documentation. And in fact, in this enum value, I do want a default implementation… Continue Reading Mark...

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Tip #68 | Using Read-Scale Out in Business Central to improve Performance
May13

Tip #68 | Using Read-Scale Out in Business Central to improve Performance

Another quick tip for something I’ve used this week to help out a QBS partner with performance issues on Business Central. Since the last release it’s possible to issue read-only commands on a real-time copy of your Business Central database by using the DataAccessIntent property. This allows API Pages, reports and queries to be executed outside of your production database which is ideal… Continue Reading Mark...

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Cumulative Update for Business Central Wave 1 2020
May13

Cumulative Update for Business Central Wave 1 2020

Cumulative Update includes all application and platform hotfixes and regulatory features that have been released for Microsoft Dynamics Business Central Business Central Wave 1 2020 :- BC 16.1 Warning Before you install a cumulative update in a production environment, take the following precautions: Test the cumulative update in a non-production environment.Make a backup of… Continue Reading Ammolh Saallvi’s Article on...

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Direct and Indirect Cost – Item Charges
May13

Direct and Indirect Cost – Item Charges

Landed cost is the total cost of a shipment including primarily the purchase price and secondly additional associated costs such as: freight, insurance, customs, duties and taxes until product is delivered to its final destination. Therefore, handling landed cost represents an essential component in order to reach a precise profitability. Dynamics 365 Business Central introduces an important… Continue Reading Mahmoud M....

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MSDYN365BC – 2020 Wave 1 Cumulative Update 16.1 Released.
May13

MSDYN365BC – 2020 Wave 1 Cumulative Update 16.1 Released.

Hi All,Microsoft Have Released Cumulative Update for 2020 Wave 1 (16).Please find below the details of Cumulative Updates Released for Microsoft Business Central 2020 Wave 1 (16).Cumulative Update for May 2020.Below are the Links to Download the Latest Cumulative Update.#MSDYN365BC #2020Wave1 Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog MSDYN365BC – 2020 Wave 1 Cumulative Update 16.1...

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Introduction | Business Central Performance Tuning – Application Insights
May12

Introduction | Business Central Performance Tuning – Application Insights

Microsoft wants to make things simple, and for a good reason. If it’s simple then everyone can understand it and the bigger the group of believers the easier it is to generate volume. So when I started to read on Business Central and Application Insigthts the first thing I looked at was a PowerPoint slide saying this… And to be honest, it is extremely simple to setup Application… Continue Reading Mark Brummel’s...

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How to extend TableRelation Property-Business Central
May12

How to extend TableRelation Property-Business Central

Last week somebody asked me on can we extend table relation property and my answer was yes we can achieve this by table extension. Today we will see how we can do that Firstly create enum extension and extend as follows . For this demo I used Type field from Sales line table. enumextension 50145 PlaySaleDocType extends “Sales Line Type” { value(8; Retail) { Caption… Continue Reading Ammolh Saallvi’s Article on...

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Multi Root Workspaces in VSCode for AL Development – Episode 2
May12

Multi Root Workspaces in VSCode for AL Development – Episode 2

Remember my blog post on “Multi-root workspaces in VSCode for AL Development“?  If not – it might be interesting to read first, because this is in fact an “extension” (get it?) on it .. so you might say this blogpost “depends” on that one ;-). I concluded the post with some scripts – and that’s the part I’d like to extend a bit – because I needed more functionality...

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MSDYN365BC – Lookup Not Working With Extension Development.
May12

MSDYN365BC – Lookup Not Working With Extension Development.

Hi Readers,Last week Team was working on an Extension Development for a customer and one of my team member reported an issue.What was the Issue Reported?Developer added a field "Last Modified By" in Customer Table Extension with Table Related to User Setup Table.Then he added that field in Customer Card using Page Extension.#MSDYN365BC, #AL, #VsCode, #LookupTrigger Read Complete Article… Continue Reading Saurav...

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Video Series – Dynamics 365 Essentials Series GL Budget, Purchase Orders and Item Charges
May11

Video Series – Dynamics 365 Essentials Series GL Budget, Purchase Orders and Item Charges

Proceeding with the recent series, Dynamics 365 Essentials Series, we are presenting more videos to shed a light on important information of Dynamics 365 BC in brief. GL Budget In this video, we will see how to create GL budget and define the associated dimensions and most importantly how to export and import a GL budget into the system. Purchase Orders In this video we will show managing and… Continue Reading Mahmoud M....

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Getting Started with Git Hooks
May11

Getting Started with Git Hooks

Git hooks have been on my “to mess about with and learn a little some day” list for a while. It’s the old conundrum: I might use them if I knew what they could do, but I’m not going to learn about them until I’ve got a use for them. Chickens-and-eggs for developers. The Problem Until recently, that is. I wondered: What is the best way to save a different launch configuration in VS… Continue Reading...

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MSDYN365BC 2020 Wave 1 – Data Upgrade Options.
May11

MSDYN365BC 2020 Wave 1 – Data Upgrade Options.

Hi Readers,With Release of Business Central 2020 Release Wave 1, the most asked question is about data upgrade to Business Central 2020 Wave 1.Microsoft did not released Upgrade path with the release of Product.If you haven't noticed after release of Business Central 2019 Release Wave 2, Upgrade Toolkit is not part of Product DVD.#MSDYN365BC, #DataMigration Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on...

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How to Create enum in Business Central
May10

How to Create enum in Business Central

With the release of Business Central 2020 Wave 1 lot of new features has been added to make product more prominent. Today we will see how to create enum in business central and use in table. Step 1 :- Create enum as follow Extensible :- If it is set to true then enum can be extended. Step 2 :- How to use in table As far as business central lot of enum has been added for… Continue Reading Ammolh Saallvi’s Article on their...

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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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Tip #67 | Convert Option field to Enum Field
May08

Tip #67 | Convert Option field to Enum Field

So much to blog about. Insane. Our world has never changed so fast. Never. Today I was working on our ForNAV AppSource App and I decided to clean up some of the warnings that were introduced with BC16. This was about converting Options to Enums and vice versa. Converting an Enum into an Option is easy. Just add ToInteger() and you’re done. But how about the other way around? An… Continue Reading Mark Brummel’s...

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Dynamics 365 Business Central: AL and the internalsVisibleTo property
May08

Dynamics 365 Business Central: AL and the internalsVisibleTo property

Yesterday I was talking with a partner that developed an extension with a quite complex logic declared in a codeunit with visibility = Internal (so the object can be accessed only by code in the same module, but not from another module). Now they have created a new extension (dependent from the previous) and they would like to reuse the business logic declared on the main extension in this new… Continue Reading demiliani’s...

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MSDYN365BC 2019 Wave 2 – Upgrading an Modified C/AL Database – Part 5.
May08

MSDYN365BC 2019 Wave 2 – Upgrading an Modified C/AL Database – Part 5.

Hi Readers,Thanks for the great response to this series.In this article, we will do data migration from Business Central 14 to Business Central 2019 Wave 2(15).During Upgrade we will use Custom Microsoft Base Application Extension that we developed in the Last Article.This is part 2 of the upgrade which only contains steps that need to be executed in Business Central 15.For other Articles in… Continue Reading Saurav...

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Business Central Performance Tuning Series | Application Insights & More
May07

Business Central Performance Tuning Series | Application Insights & More

If you ask a random Microsoft partner about their worries with Business Central there is a fair chance “Performance” is in their top three. It probably depends if this partner has a background with NAV. If this is the case it’s a guarantee it’s in the list. As long as I remember I’ve been doing some form of performance tuning. First with the old Native Navision database, later with SQL… Continue...

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Cumulative Update Summary May 2020-Business Central
May07

Cumulative Update Summary May 2020-Business Central

Cumulative Update includes all application and platform hotfixes and regulatory features that have been released for Microsoft Dynamics Business Central Business Central 2019 Spring Update CU 12 :- BC 14 Business Central 2019 Fall Release Wave 2 :- BC2019Wave2 Warning Before you install a cumulative update in a production environment, take the following precautions: Test the… Continue Reading Ammolh Saallvi’s...

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Time to Say Good Bye to Dynamics 365 Business Central 13.
May06

Time to Say Good Bye to Dynamics 365 Business Central 13.

Hi Readers,If you are surprized after reading the title please don't be, its true based on Modern Lifecycle Policy.Every product which is released comes up with a Mainstream Support. When the product is changing it also comes up with change in Release and Mainstream support End Dates.Business Central 13 was the first version in the Future Journey of the Product. This version Marked the Era of… Continue Reading Saurav...

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Business Central : enum vs Options
May06

Business Central : enum vs Options

With the release of Business Central 2020 Wave 1 lot of new features has been added to make product more prominent. Though this concept of ENUM was introduced earlier but from new version onwards most of the option fields are available as extensible enum such as follows that means option fields goes away from table. Based on few queries received thought lets write down few difference… Continue Reading Ammolh Saallvi’s...

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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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How to create trial environment for D365 Sales Professional
May05

How to create trial environment for D365 Sales Professional

Here I am after a while. I’ve just started new video series about great new product Dynamics 365 Sales Professional. I’ll create probably dozens of different videos about functionalities and configuration, but in this first one I’ll start with how to create a trial environment. If you didn’t already hear for this solution, just to know this is the great Microsoft CRM solution especially for… Continue...

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Deep insert with Business Central API’s
May05

Deep insert with Business Central API’s

Recently I got a question from a partner: is it possible to insert a sales order and lines all at once with a Business Central API? And the answer to that question is, yes, that is possible. However, little documentation is available about this feature. The only documentation I could find is in an article about API limits in Business Central. One of the recommendations is to reduce the number… Continue Reading ajk’s...

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Microsoft Dynamics Navision Cumulative Update Summary For May 2020.
May05

Microsoft Dynamics Navision Cumulative Update Summary For May 2020.

Hi Readers,Microsoft Have Released Cumulative Update for May 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 Navision Cumulative Update Summary For May 2020. Hi...

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Microsoft Dynamics Business Central Cumulative Update Summary For May 2020.
May04

Microsoft Dynamics Business Central Cumulative Update Summary For May 2020.

Hi Readers,Microsoft Have Released Cumulative Update for May 2020 for Business central 14 & 15.Please find below the details of Cumulative Updates Released for Microsoft Business Central 14 and 15.Below are the Links to Download the Latest Cumulative Update.#MSDYN365BC14 #MSDYN365BC15 Read Complete Article » Continue Reading Saurav Dhyani’s Article on their blog Microsoft Dynamics Business Central Cumulative Update Summary...

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Cumulative Update Summary May 2020
May04

Cumulative Update Summary May 2020

Cumulative Update includes all application and platform hotfixes and regulatory features that have been released for Microsoft Dynamics NAV. Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018 CU 29 :- NAV2018CU29 Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017 CU 42 :- NAV2017CU42 Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 CU 55 :- NAV2016CU55 Warning Before you install a cumulative update in a production environment, take the… Continue Reading Ammolh Saallvi’s Article on their...

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Breaking up the Base App | Request new Interfaces
May03

Breaking up the Base App | Request new Interfaces

Most of you, if you are a more or less loyal reader of my blog, will remember that last year I blogged about breaking up the base app, how to do that and a call to action for volunteers. After that I blogged a bit about visiting the office in Lyngby and starting a project. However, I don’t think I’ve ever officially reported back how that project worked out and how it “ended”. Let me… Continue Reading...

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Azure DevOps and cross-repo branch policies
Apr30

Azure DevOps and cross-repo branch policies

In the webcast we had this Monday for Microsoft Western Europe about using Azure DevOps for managing Dynamics 365 Business Central projects, when talking about the best practice to set policies for your branches, there was an interesting question: can I create cross-repositories branch policies? Also programmatically? I’ve partially answered the question and this post aims to be a more… Continue Reading demiliani’s...

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