Tag: Development

Apply-NAVDelta to add and remove customizations

Yep, PowerShell again. So the people that deny PowerShell can stop reading now :-). Although I do think this is quite an interesting blogpost on how to work somewhat more easily with deltas, by the use of a function that is part of my PowerShell Module, called: Apply-NAVDelta. I was actually just thinking after my …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2016/03/16/apply-navdelta-to-add-and-remove-customizations/

Export NAV Application Objects

When working with NAV, you’re familiar of working with objects. And nowadays, we have quite a lot of options, like: Fob file Text file Split text files Delta’s Reverse Delta’s … (more?) Depending on the situation, you might be interested in one of these kinds of exports – if not all. Now, I have been …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2016/03/11/export-nav-application-objects/

Remove customizations with (Reverse) Deltas

I’m going to explain you a concept that is so simple that you’re probably going to react like: “dude .. come on .. you just totally wasted my time .. this is so obvious.. can’t believe you just don’t take this for granted”. But I’m still gonna. Just because of the fact that the concept …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2016/03/07/remove-customizations-with-reverse-deltas/

Discovery Event Pattern

I have been working on describing this very interesting NAV Design Pattern that uses events. We have been implementing it a few times, and I just didn’t want to hold it from you. You can find the pattern on “The Microsoft Dynamics NAV Design Patterns Wiki“. The actual design pattern can be found here, but …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2016/03/02/discovery-event-pattern/

NAV 2016: Hooks or Events?

You don’t get the chance to blog on the 29th of February too much. In fact, you only get one chance in 1461 days .. . So let’s take this opportunity, to bother you with something that I have been thinking about from the moment Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 was release: What do we do …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2016/02/29/nav-2016-hooks-or-events/

NAV 2016 Extension Development Shell on the Azure Demo VM

Now, that’s a long title, isn’t it? 🙂 I was in a conversation with Freddy Kristiansen .. the so called “father” of the “Azure Demo VM Image for NAV 2016” (or how do you kids call it these days). If you haven’t heard about that, I strongly advise you to check out for example MVP …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2016/02/25/nav-2016-extension-development-shell-on-the-azure-demo-vm/

How Do I Video’s on PowerShell and Microsoft Dynamics NAV

There are a bunch of video’s out there already, thanks to the “HDI” (How Do I) initiative from Microsoft. In a LOT of these video’s, you see PowerShell popping up. I was interested in which ones, because, it gives you an idea in which areas PowerShell is useful. And it seems PowerShell is useful in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2016/02/15/how-do-i-videos-on-powershell-and-microsoft-dynamics-nav/

NAV Extensions – Updated Generic Data Migration Options

OK, it’s official. I feel like an idiot :-). I was so proud with my previous blogpost as I was able to solve a somewhat complicated problem generically. And now there appears to be a platform solution for what I was trying to solve (or at least for a big part of it). I remember …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2016/01/20/nav-extensions-updated-generic-data-migration-options/

NAV Extensions – Generic Code To Migrate Data When Upgrading Extensions

UPDATE: Updated info can be found in this post. This is not a post on how Extensions work – I guess there is a lot of material out there that already handles Extensions. And if you don’t find any .. just check YouTube for a few video’s, like: How Do I: Create an Extension Package …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2016/01/08/nav-extensions-generic-code-to-migrate-data-when-upgrading-extension/

Print any document (any extension)

When reading Mark’s blog about printing PDF, it reminded me about a request I got not so long ago, which was quite similar: “I want to be able to easily print any document that is linked in my system, from NAV, … “. But you know the challenge: if you want to print a PDF, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2015/12/21/print-any-document-any-extension/