Category: Microsoft Dynamics 365

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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List of System and Hidden Tables – Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018

Below is the list of Virtual and System tables in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018.  Some of these hidden tables save hours of work for developers if they used properly. Click here to refer a complete blog post about Date table and how to use.  10 New System tables added in NAV 2018 Object ID Object Name …

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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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