Category: Microsoft Dynamics Business Central

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We recently ran into a new issue when we try to push one of our extensions to Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018 On-premise installations.  We used PowerShell script to upload the extensions to production and we did this couple of days ago too without an issue. However this time we got the below error during the installation : …

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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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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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Getting Started with Dynamics 365 Business Central APIs

API (Application Programming Interface) is an interface which allows applications to talk with each other. Simply put, it is more like a website, where you make a call to the server and you get a response from the server.  Dynamics 365 Business Central (D365BC) expose many “ready-to-use” APIs which allows seamless integration experience between other …

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Third consecutive year as a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) – Business Applications

Third consecutive year as a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional. It is a great honor to receive the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award.  Thank you, everyone, for helping me out on this great journey.  Thank you and Regards,Tharanga Chandrasekara

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is now official

While waiting at Auckland Airport for my flight to Bangkok to attend Direction Asia, I got a pretty exciting mail from my MVP group. Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is now official!  Generally available beginning April 2nd, Business Central offers businesses a single, end to end solution for managing finances, operations, sales and customer service, …

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Understanding COMMIT and transaction scope with temporary records within Microsoft Dynamics NAV

If you did not went through the previous post on “Understanding COMMIT and Transaction Scope within Microsoft Dynamics NAV“,  I suggest you to go through it before start reading this blog post.  What do you think about temporary records and transaction scopes?   Most of developers think temporary records are managed as transactions, but it’s not.  …

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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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