Category: AL Extensions

Function Overloading in AL with Option and Integer

We never had the luxury of overloading a function in C/AL, but with the AL we have that ability. Which means you can use the same function name with different parameters.  This blog post is about a small glitch in the function overloading in AL and I will write a separate blog post about function overloading and its implementations (Excited about …

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Git Bash on Visual Studio Code integrated terminal

Visual Studio Code (VSCode) uses PowerShell by default in the integrated terminal. How easy would it be if Bash can be integrated into VS Code terminal? This is how my VS Code terminal looks like now: This can be achieved with a few steps. 1. Download Git (https://git-scm.com/downloads) and during the installation click below steps. …

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The runtime version of the extension package is currently set to ‘2.1’

While deploying one of our base extensions to a customer tenant we got an error with “Unable to Install the Extension *******”. This was the same extension we deployed to the same tenant couple of days ago with a different version. We revert our changes and try to publish it again but the same error.  …

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Control Source code download from an AL Extension

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central extensions now allow partners to decide if they want to share the extension source code with others or they want to go put it into a little black box. If the extension contains code related to specific customer requirements then I think it is up to the customer and to partner …

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Get all Docker images available for Business Central

You can use below PowerShell script to get all the Docker images available for Business Central. This is very useful if you always work with Docker Containers and want to test your changes with different localizations and different builds.  If you are still new to docker then its better to read my previous blog post …

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Quick Fix : This AL extension version for Visual Studio Code cannot be used with the specified server.

If you recently pulled the latest Business Central image or update the visual studio code you might have already faced this error.  This AL extension version for Visual Studio Code cannot be used with the specified server. Please update the AL extension from the Visual Studio Code marketplace. Additional information:Server details – Runtime: 2.3 – …

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Configure Visual Studio Code with Dynamics NAV 2018 (Local Server Installation)

After installing Dynamics NAV 2018 I want to configure Visual Studio Code with Dynamics NAV to use new Development tool.  I already had Visual Studio Code installed on my computer (Click to download Visual Studio Code) so I open up the application. Do not follow Section 01 steps because you will run into issues. Read the Section 02 of …

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Install Dynamics NAV 2018 with Modern Development Environment

Microsoft released Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018 a few days ago and by now most of you have already downloaded the setup. If you don’t have it already, you can download it by clicking here. In this blog post, I will not go through each step as it is not much different with the installation process compared …

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Use of Virtual Table : Date – Microsoft Dynamics NAV

This blog post is about something powerful but hidden within Microsoft Dynamics NAV. I believe many developers always work with dates over and over during their day-today life and i’m sure many of you have done many functions which convert, split and do all sort of things with date. Saying that many developers does not …

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Preview of Dynamics NAV Development Tools – How to get Started

I think most of you know by now already that Microsoft has released new Development preview for Dynamics NAV. If you still not updated on that yet, then refer below link on the Preview of Development Tools for Dynamics NAV Preview of Development Tools for Dynamics NAV In this blog post we are going to …

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