Tag Archive: Development

Stored Procedures on a NAV database?

Recently, I came across a customer, where a partner had implemented some Stored Procedures on a Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017 database. Now, for any change on SQL level that comes to my ears, my first reaction is always “Nooooooooo“. Or as a pictures tells more than a thousand words: First thing I did was googling …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2017/04/11/stored-procedures-on-a-nav-database/

Microsoft Dynamics NAV Source Code Analysis – Triggers & Procedures

On my last blogpost on Source Code Analysis (which focused on the LineCount), I got the remark whether it would be interesting to drill into “statements”. I didn’t really know what he meant with it – but it made me think and drill down into the usage of the procedures. You might remember we talked …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2017/03/09/microsoft-dynamics-nav-source-code-analysis-triggers-procedures/

Microsoft Dynamics NAV Source Code Analysis – LineCount

Recently, I came across this nice graph: http://www.informationisbeautiful.net/visualizations/million-lines-of-code/ . Pretty cool to see the comparison. But – obviously – the next question for us Microsoft Dynamics NAV developers is: How many lines of code does Microsoft Dynamics NAV contain? Good question .. and an interesting one. I always told people things like “it’s not easy …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2017/03/02/microsoft-dynamics-nav-source-code-analysis-linecount/

Manage Web Services in Extensions

At this moment, I’m working on an Extension for Dynamics 365. One of the requirements is basically “publish an interface to an external packet”. In other words: “publish a bunch of web services”. Now, I’m always trying to find the “best practice” for different circumstances. That’s also why I’m so deep into PowerShell – I …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2017/02/23/manage-web-services-in-extensions/

Make the New Developer Tools available on a local machine

On Twitter, Mark Brummel was wondering on how we would be able to get this wonderful new DEV environment locally, to be able to play with whenever we don’t have an Internet Connection. Well .. by coincidence, I had been trying to wrap my head around that a few weeks ago .. but never wrote …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2017/02/20/make-the-new-developer-tools-available-on-a-local-machine/

PowerShellGet & waldo’s PowerShell Modules

Since Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017, the VM images that Microsoft (Freddy) makes available on Azure, contains the PowerShellGet module. Freddy mentioned that in one of his blogposts about the Azure images. For me this was quite new, but sounded interesting, so I looked into it. What is “PowerShellGet”? Well, PowerShellGet is a module that is …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2017/01/17/powershellget-waldos-powershell-modules/

New Developer Experience Preview available!

For all us NAV developers, Christmas comes early this year. The Microsoft Dynamics NAV Team had promised us a preview on the New Development Experience .. and they delivered. It is available from today! All you need to know to start is documented in their blogpost. It is useless to just repeat what is in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2016/12/20/new-developer-experience-preview-available/

Automate downloads of Microsoft Dynamics NAV Cumulative Updates

Yesterday, I blogged about the availability of the first Cumulative Update of NAV 2017. In that post, I talked about the fact that Microsoft recently changed the place where to download them. This also means the way of automating the download had to be changed. In fact, the PowerShell function that was part of my …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2016/12/09/automate-downloads-of-cumulative-updates/

The most popular “Hello World” sample ever!

The new development environment that Microsoft is working on for Microsoft Dynamics NAV Extensions, is a hot topic for us NAV developers. If you didn’t hear about it, well, it has been discussed over the various conferences during the last “conference season”, and Arend-Jan blogged about it extensively. Very recently, Microsoft released a sneak preview …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2016/12/07/the-most-popular-hello-world-sample-ever/

NAVTechDays 2016

This weekend, while preparing for NAVTechDays .. I realized I haven’t even blogged about it. And I’m ashamed about it. THE best conference for Microsoft Dynamics NAV Developers in the world. And I forget to blog about it. Let’s make this right NAVTechDays 2016 is just around the corner! Next week, from 15-18th of November, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2016/11/08/navtechdays-2016/

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