Tag Archive: Extensions

Enable Code Analysis for AL

It’s the week of “undocumented features”, apparently. Today: code analysis. Apparently, the al-language extension comes with a built-in analysis for your al-code. Thing is: it’s disabled by default. Just go to settings (File/Preferences/Settings) and enabled it. By adding the line to your settings.json of your environment (the right pane). Here is my settings.json-file: You will …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2018/01/23/enable-code-analysis-for-al/

Autonumber Objects in AL

I recently discovered what appears to be an undocumented feature in the current version of the al language extension (aka, the “Modern Dev”, aka DynDev365, aka ExtensionV2, aka VSCode Development Tools for Microsoft Dynamics NAV). And that is “Automatic Object Numbering” On any objecttype, when enforcing intellisense, you get the lowest available number that was …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2018/01/22/autonumber-objects-in-al/

Remove all custom apps on Docker container (with PowerShell)

Today, I was prepping for my 2-day Masterclass about developing Extensions in Visual Studio Code. And finally, I made some time to make a first version of a function that I have been wanting for quite some time: a function to remove all the custom apps from a docker image. What is the challenge? Well, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2018/01/08/remove-all-custom-apps-on-docker-container-with-powershell/

Add a logo to a Microsoft Dynamics NAV Extension / App

Just because I needed it recently – let me quickly show you how you can add a logo to an extension. It’s so extremely simple – that you will wonder why I wrote this. Well .. because I got the question twice .. and here is the answer once ;-). In short, it’s just a …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2017/12/06/add-a-logo-to-a-microsoft-dynamics-nav-extension-app/

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018 / Dynamics 365 “Tenerife”

I’m on the plane going back home after visiting one of my best friends .. which finally gives me some time to wrap up whatever has been in my head about Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018 and Microsoft Dynamics 365 “Tenerife”. During and after Directions, I have been so busy that it was difficult to find …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2017/10/23/microsoft-dynamics-nav-2018-dynamics-365-tenerife/

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/

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/

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/

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