Tag: Development

Design is Philosophy

You might remember my post on “Code is Poetry”. Well, once again I’m in the plane after another most amazing days. I’m flying home from a 2-days meeting, purely dedicated on Design Patterns for Microsoft Dynamics NAV. If you are a developer, and don’t know what I’m talking about .. then let me take the …

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NAV2013: HTML on reports

I noticed it’s not known too well .. so I decided to put this in a small blogpost. Basically, you can use HTML on Dynamics NAV 2013 reports .. and I’m going to share how you can do that in just a few basic steps. Step 1: Create HTML Text It doesn’t really matter how/where/… …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2013/07/01/nav2013-html-on-reports/

“Code is Poetry”

At the time when writing this post .. I’m in the plane after a most amazing day. You might not know, but since a few years, we (that are Mark Brummel, Gary Winter, Vjeko and me) have been working on-and-off on an initiative called “Partner Ready Software“. I have been blogging about that in the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2013/06/14/code-is-poetry/

NAV 2013: RTC crashes because of language NAS user

    I use the Jobqueue as much as I can for automating jobs. It’s decent, stable, good, flexible. It makes sense, doesn’t it? But after installing a language pack (NLB and FRB – quite common in Belgium :-/) .. it didn’t seem the most valid opinion I had.. : my RTC was crashing 10 …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2013/05/15/nav-2013-rtc-crashes-because-of-language-nas-user/

The power of Variants

This blogpost of Arend Jan Kauffman reminded me of a topic that I wanted to write a very long time now. Namely working with Variants. Sometimes I get the remark: “what the hell are they useful for? “. And to be honest: Variants could be bloody useful in some cases. Cases to make stuff even …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2013/04/25/the-power-of-variants/

How Do I Video’s on Microsoft Dynamics NAV

Some of you might already have read it on some blogposts or found it through some other channels .. but I didn’t mention it yet. So let’s do so :-). Microsoft has initiated a really great initiative (please notice the huge alliteration .. ). They have begun creating “How To” Video’s for a number of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2013/04/11/how-do-i-videos-on-microsoft-dynamics-nav/

Pre-Configuration in NAV2013 (Profile Metadata)

Configuration, Personalisation, .. . Terms that were introduced in NAV2009, and that we all know by now, don’t we? It gives us a great flexibility of the behaviour of the clients: Flexibility to the user: they can add, remove, change, .. The pages according to their role .. . Flexibility to the administrator: they can …

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NAV 2013: Implementing the Application Test Toolset

As you probably know, since NAV 2009, there is some kind of framework built in the C/SIDE environment that can deal with application testing.  Usually referred to as “Testing Framework” or “Test codeunits” or “Test Toolset” or “probably-some-kind-of-other-description-I-don’t-think-of-at-this-moment-but-deals-with-testing-the-functionality-of-your-(customized)-NAV-solution”. As we (iFacto) are rebuilding our internal solution for NAV2013, I have to include the Test Toolset …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2013/03/07/nav-2013-implementing-the-application-test-toolset/

Importing a filtered set of objects from fob

I noticed that a number of people just didn’t know this .. so let’s give it some attention. In one sentence: it is possible to import a filtered set of objects in stead of always importing all objects from a .fob file by using and filtering the Import Worksheet. I hear you: dude .. this …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2013/02/18/importing-a-filtered-set-of-objects-from-fob/

Is my FactBox visible?

In one of my previous posts on “how to link a faxbox in code“, I explain .. uhm .. how you can link a faxbox in code.. (you might have guessed that). Now, one of the things you have to keep in mind (as a programmer) when doing so, is the fact that the code …

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