Tag Archive: Extensions

CRS Al Language Extension

I have been wanting to write this blog for a while. But I’m going to keep it a short one, as I’d like to go into a few topics separately, and I don’t want to swallow too much in one big blogpost with the possibility with some (important?) details would get lost. Thing is – …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2018/04/18/crs-al-language-extension/

Al Code Analysis Rules (Diagnostic Descriptors)

Since my last blog about the new Code Analysis for Al development, I have been wondering what rules Microsoft actually applies in which Code Analyzer. My good friend an colleague is all into decompiling and reflecting – and he helped my find my way to the object model that Microsoft creates for the Source Code …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2018/04/05/al-code-analysis-rules-diagnostic-descriptors/

Enable the updated Code Analysis for AL

Some time ago, I wrote a blogpost on how to enable code analysis for AL development. At that point, it was an undocumented feature – not to say, it was an unfinished feature that you could already enable. Since the developer preview March update, it is officially here, and things have somewhat changed – no, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2018/03/26/enable-the-updated-code-analysis-for-al/

AL with VSCode: IntelliSense Fix

Since a recent update of VSCode, you might have noticed that IntelliSense works somewhat different. Well, that’s because VSCode thought to do a good, useful update for you .. but apparently for AL development, it turns out to be quite contra productive.. CTRL+Space You all probably know why CTRL+Space is for? It’s for forcing IntelliSense. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2018/03/22/al-with-vscode-intellisense-fix/

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/

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