Category: Microsoft Dynamics 365

Understanding Microsoft Business Central Custom API Endpoints

This is the third blog post about the Microsoft Business Central APIs and I suggest you go through below blog posts first if you haven’t read them yet. Part 01: Getting Started with Dynamics 365 Business Central APIs Part 02: Understanding Microsoft Business Central Out-Of-The-Box API Endpoints If you want to access custom developed API then this blog …

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Understanding Microsoft Business Central Out-Of-The-Box API Endpoints

If you are working on a project which involves integrating a third party application to Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, then I assume you have already come across with the Business Central APIs.  I noticed that most of the developers are still not comfortable with the endpoints of the BC APIs. Therefore this blog post …

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

Honoured to receive my 4th consecutive MVP award for Business Applications.    Congratulations to my fellow MVPs and best wishes to those boarding on a new journey. A special shout-out goes to my family, @ThetaNet, @MSDYN365BC, and @freddydk for all the support!   Thank you, everyone, for helping me out on this great journey and …

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Dynamics 365 Business Central: Permissions required to download AL symbols

Your user needs to have the necessary permission to download AL symbols from Visual Studio Code (VSCode), else you will end up with “Could not download symbols” error in VS Code. In order to download symbols, User needs to have SUPER permission or should have “D365 EXTENSION MGT” permission assigned. Symbols are stored per tenant …

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How to check Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central tenant version

You can use the “System Information” page to check the current version of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central tenant. Simply search for “System Information” using “Tell me what to do” and click on the “System Information” link in the result.  “System information” page will show the current version of the tenant. Version get change every time Microsoft …

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Call a Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central function through a Web Service : SOAPAction

Today I did some work with a Logic Apps and one of the requirement was to call a Business Central function through a Web Service.  I normally use Postman to simulate requests, export the collection and use that to create the Logic App connector.  Codeunit which I published as a web service had few functions …

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Add a logo to a Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Extension

I saw a couple of forum questions about how to add a logo to an AL Extension and I thought to share a quick guide on how to.  If you publish your new extension to Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central and then navigate to Extension management page, you will see your new extension as below …

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Runtime Packages for Business Central On-Premises

Before you go through this blob, I suggest you read my blog post “Your program license does not allow you to publish” to get an understanding about the Runtime Packages.  Runtime packages are designed to help the distribution of extensions. You can generate Runtime packages that do not contain AL code. Runtime packages allow protecting the …

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Your program license does not allow you to publish

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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