Tag Archive: Development

AL with VSCode: Symbol Rename

When you’re a NAV developer, you’re not really spoiled with developer tools. So these are exciting times .. and I think I can speak for many developers when claiming I’m very much looking forward to the upcoming developer tools. Basically because it brings us VSCode .. and VSCode brings us a grown up development experience. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2017/05/22/al-with-vscode-symbol-rename/

Enable GIT on your NAV Developer Preview

When doing sessions about VSCode – one of the main advantages people always talk about (in comparison with our classic C/AL development environment (aka C/SIDE)), is “GIT Integration”. Or “Source Control Management right out-of-the-box”. I would even say that it’s difficult to work with VSCode without actually controlling your software. Out-of-the-box GIT Support VS Code …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2017/05/19/enable-git-on-your-nav-developer-preview/

Convert C/AL Objects to AL with PowerShell

If you are a NAV developer, you probably have heard about the upcoming “New Developer Tools”. And if you didn’t, it’s very much time for you to catch up with the readings about this, like: the Getting Started article the Developer Reference Follow the blogs Read and contribute on GitHub And when you read this …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2017/05/05/convert-cal-objects-to-al-with-powershell/

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/

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