Category Archive: MS Dynamics NAV

“Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018” in 2017 afterall!

Good News! I just got some breaking news from – for me – a very reliable source. Fellow Microsoft Dynamics NAV MVP Erik Hougaard just released his blogpost that Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018 will be released this year afterall. That confirms the statement that the product was ready to be released – which means that …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2017/09/22/microsoft-dynamics-nav-2018-in-2017-afterall/

Directions 2017- Key Note 2 – New Client Rendering & Release date information

I’m going to be short on this one – basically because I have missed quite some from the second keynote. Two things I would like to quickly share. Release date information Look at this slide: So, I take from this there is NO release this end-of-year, only a preview we can play and prepare with. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2017/09/18/directions-2017-key-note-2-new-client-rendering-release-date-information/

Directions 2017 – Keynote – Dynamics 365 “Tenerife”

I’m just done with the keynote, and have been writing down quite some notes – so I figured, why not turn this into a blogpost ;-). One with a very clear disclaimer: all the below, is how I percieved it, and might deviate from whatever Microsoft was trying to make clear to us. I repeat …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2017/09/18/directions-2017-keynote-dynamics-365-tenerife/

Directions US – PowerShell Combat

I’m on my way to Orlando as I write this post. For quite some time, Irma – and apparently a local storm today in Belgium – made it very unsure if there was going to be a “Directions US” this year for me. I’m very much looking forward meeting all the nice people again over …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2017/09/15/directions-us-powershell-combat/

NAV Developer Preview – September (Getting started)

Yesterday, we got a new Development Preview from Microsoft. You can read the announcement on their blog. This time, a lot has changed on how the image is constructed – basically meaning that my blogs on how to get your development environment on your local system are totally outdated ;-). I will see on getting …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2017/09/08/nav-developer-preview-september-getting-started/

Add a logo to a C/AL Extension (ExtV1)

Just to set the right expectations – this blog is intended for Extensions Version 1. In other words, extensions that are: developed completely in the well known classic C/SIDE development environment (C/AL). created, installed and published with PowerShell NOT created in VSCode The “old” (in these times still “current”) stuff sort of speak ;-). Why …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2017/08/31/add-a-logo-to-a-cal-extension-extv1/

AL with VSCode: ExportToNewSyntax

When you start doing AL development in VSCode, you inevitably will want to convert from the very old and dusty C/AL language, to the brand new shining innovative AL language :-). How that is being done, is described in multiple places. Let me just reference to this post on my blog to get you going …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2017/08/07/al-with-vscode-exportnewsyntax/

Create an offline Development Preview – enable the in-client visual designer

You might remember this post: http://www.waldo.be/2017/02/20/make-the-new-developer-tools-available-on-a-local-machine/ Well, back in those days, I might have forgotten a few bits ;-). Namely to enable the in-client visual designer. Well, there is not much to it – you can simply edit the web.config-file, and add the designer-attribute in it.. . With PowerShell, you can do it with:

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2017/07/06/create-an-offline-development-preview-enable-the-in-client-visual-designer/

NAV Developer Preview – Fix Script

When you want to experience the new developer tools, you need to set up a VM on Azure. Now, this takes a while. On top of that, it’s all “preview”. As in: “might crash”. And in: “if it crashes, there might not be a decent way out”. I was able to completely mess up my …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2017/07/04/nav-developer-preview-fix-script/

Import-NAVModules: An easy way to import NAV PowerShell modules

I seem to remember that I have told you that I have created some modules in PowerShell to make my (and your) life easier in Microsoft Dynamics NAV.. ;-). Well – it seems that these modules are getting some traction. They are available on Github, and the PowerShell Gallery – and people seem to be …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2017/06/30/import-navmodules-an-easy-way-to-import-nav-powershell-modules/

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