Eric Wauters

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Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central 2019 release Wave 2 is released!

Sorry for the shortness of this blog (may be you like it that way ;-)) – but just a small reminder for anybody that has been sleeping under a rock for the last couple of days: Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central 2019 release Wave 2 is released! All you need to know is simply quite …

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New logo for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

Small message that I just needed to share :-).  As said – I’m prepping my sessions for Directions, which basically means: I’m spending all my free time in “Business Central” these days.  No printing, hardly any social contacts … .  And while publishing to SaaS, I noticed this when I refreshed my page: That’s right!  …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2019/09/26/new-logo-for-microsoft-dynamics-365-business-central/

The “SystemId” in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central 2019 release Wave 2

I’m returning after a very interesting workshop on DevOps in Berlin .. . At this moment, I’m wasting my time in the very “attractive” TXL airport because of my delayed flight. And how can I better waste my time than to figure out some stuff regarding Business Central. Figuring out indeed, because I have barely …

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Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central 2019 release Wave 2: Full keyboard shortcut support

Now Wave2 blogging is allowed, there are many topics that I want to share with you .. really, a lot. Time is not on my side – I’m in full preparation for Directions and NAVTechDays, so let’s see. Today, while working on my SaaS-deployment-pipeline in DevOps with ALOps, I DID find the time to say …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2019/09/11/microsoft-dynamics-365-business-central-2019-release-wave-2-full-keyboard-shortcut-support/

Business Central Modern Client: Remove the designer button

You all know the designer, right? The tool for developers (aka the “in-client visual designer”) that “provides an easy and convenient way of making immediate adjustments to your design by simply dragging and dropping the components on the page”. Well .. then you probably know there are things to take into account…  Issues It actually …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2019/09/06/business-central-modern-client-remove-the-designer-button/

App Dependency Tree – import your apps in the right order (with PowerShell)

Recently, I got the question on how to get a dependency tree from a bunch of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central apps. In other words – how do I know in which order I have to import my apps to respect the dependencies. Well, I didn’t have a ready-made script available. I only had a …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2019/08/28/app-dependency-tree-import-your-apps-in-the-right-order-with-powershell/

AL BaseApp Customization: “because you can doesn’t mean you should”

Sometimes I get the remark that I’m not sceptical enough, but mostly too positive towards whatever Microsoft does … well – I have been very happy with the product, the progress, the evolution and the revolution. For all of you with that opinion about me – let me make you happy.  You might have figured …

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Features we can expect in the “2019 Release Wave 2” for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

A week ago, Microsoft came with this message on twitter: Which basically pointed to an URL that was (for me) difficult to find on Microsoft Docs. I literally had to find the tweet again to find the list of expected features again .. so I figured: If I have a problem finding it, others might …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2019/07/18/features-we-can-expect-in-the-2019-release-wave-2-for-microsoft-dynamics-365-business-central/

AL Extension Pack for VSCode

I totally forgot to blog about this – so let me quickly catch up with this one.. :-). Some time ago, after explaining my most used VSCode Extensions for AL Development for (about) the 829th time – I decided to make my life a bit easier. I already came across the concept of creating a …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2019/07/02/al-extension-pack-for-vscode/

CRS AL Language Extension – ControlNames are no longer surrounded by double quotes

There is a recent change that I had to introduce in the CRS AL Language Extension – you know, that tiny little VSCode Extension that quite a lot of you seem to be using ;-). +89000 downloads/+21500 installs – that’s crazy! It’s one of my biggest projects I ever did for the community :-). Stop …

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