Tharanga Chandrasekara

Over ten years of experience in developing and implementing software solutions within the banking, tourism, manufacturing, education and retail sectors. Proven success of technical and functional skills in Technical Solution Development, Technical Consultation, Business Process Analyst, Process Re-Engineering, Solution Design, Project Management, Research & ERP Implementations. Managed and participated in over 40+ successful ERP (Microsoft Dynamics NAV) implementations during the past 10+ years while building relationships and exceeding client and management expectations. Possess a strong ability to turn around at-risk projects and deliver unique results. Recognize the value of being friendly, calm and helpful when interacting with people in all areas of life and always willing to learn new skills to build on strengths and learn from experiences. Active member and a community moderator of the official Microsoft Dynamics NAV Community forum and regularly share knowledge with others through personal Dynamics NAV Blog, user groups and webinars. Strongly believes that "one small piece of knowledge someone shares today could be the cornerstone of a huge concept that changes the world tomorrow". Recognized as a Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional) for the years 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. It is the only Dynamics NAV MVP in New Zealand and Sri Lanka. Specialities: » Development Languages: AL, C/AL, » ERP: Microsoft Dynamics NAV 5.0 to Business Central » Databases: MS SQL » Other: SANA, LS Retail

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How to upload license file into Dynamics NAV

If you are very new to Microsoft Dynamics NAV development this blog post will be a useful one. License file is required in order to do any activity in Microsoft Dynamics NAV. In this post I am going to discuss about how to change and upload a license file into a Database. You need to have a development license to do development …

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How to Jump to a function

Today been a Saturday and stuck at home due to heavy rain, I was reading various Dynamics NAV related blogs and published papers. Then I found this article of how to jump to a function and thought to share it. For the past few years I have never used this functionality during my programming. However it …

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Indenting multiple lines of code

As from the day one of been a programmer it is advised to indent your code so that it is easy to read and easy to understand. In Microsoft Dynamics NAV Development Environment this feature is available and some of new developers does not know how to use this functionality. If you do not indent your code then it will look like below …

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Comment and Uncomment Selection – Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015 comes as a collection of lot of small small modifications ( Advance features also there). One of the small features available in Dynamics NAV is commend and uncomment section of code. In previous versions what we used to do use is {} or // to  comment a section or line. With the use of {} we can comment …

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Non Default Property Values Bolded in Dynamics NAV 2015

Many of us including me, was wondering which object properties carry default values and which are not. Sometimes it is a huge pain for the developers and I have seen this with my team and how they really get annoyed with this.Every time may of us wished Microsoft will come up with a tool to compare …

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Dynamics NAV 2015 Image Library

If you want to check and use new Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015 image library please go to below link and download image finder. It will allow you to view all the available Dynamics NAV 2015 images.  Thank you AJK (Arend-Jan Kauffmann)  for this awesome application. For more info please click here Link : you and Regards,Tharanga Chandrasekara.

New Functions are Local by Default or Does it change depending on other Settings ?

Today I was working with Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015. I was developing a sub module and my plan was to create a codeunit and then call its function from a page I created. So I created a new codeunit and then created several functions. I didn’t change any default settings of functions.  Then I went …

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How to Download a Microsoft Dynamics NAV License from CustomerSource

This article describes the steps to download a Microsoft Dynamics NAV license file from CustomerSource.Overview To download a Microsoft Dynamics NAV license file from CustomerSource, follow these steps: Log in to CustomerSource. Click My Account Click Product & Service Summary Click Registration Keys Select the desired version in the Request and Display License KeysFor Version field. Click Display License Keys. On the Request License …

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How to Obtain a Partner Development License for Microsoft Dynamics NAV

​This article describes how you can generate and download a partner development license for Microsoft Dynamics NAV.​Demo/Dev License Overview Demo/Dev user licenses are provided to Microsoft Dynamics SPA and Sales Affiliate partners. Microsoft does not charge for Demo/Dev user licenses; these licenses are provided free of charge under the Not for Resale Licensing Program (NFR). …

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How To Download a Customer’s Microsoft Dynamics NAV License File from PartnerSource Business Center

​This article describes how to download a customer’s Microsoft Dynamics NAV license file and permission report from PartnerSource Business Center To download a customer’s Microsoft Dynamics NAV license file from PartnerSource Business Center, follow these steps: Log on to PartnerSource Business Center.  Click Specific Customer Information. Enter search information in the Customer Lookup form to search for the customer, and then click Search. Click the Company …

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