Tag: Extensions

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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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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AL with VSCode: Run Extension Objects (with PowerShell)

Some time ago, Mark blogged an interesting article about running objects from extensions. You can read it here: https://markbrummel.blog/2017/05/20/tip-58-run-extension-objects/ . It made me wonder .. how would I solve this? And one of the problems of asking myself these kind of questions is .. the answer is always the same :-/: Powershell And apperantly, I …

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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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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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Microsoft Dynamics NAV Extensions – What steps to take (3/3)

Last blog of the “My-view-on-Extensions” series. If you haven’t read the previous ones, here you can find both: Microsoft Dynamics NAV Extensions – Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow Microsoft Dynamics NAV Extensions – Concerns So, after you struggled through these previous two posts .. what do I think we should do now .. . Well, before I …

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Microsoft Dynamics NAV Extensions – Concerns (2/3)

This is the second “leg” of my “Extensions”-series, where I want to address some “concerns” I hear sometimes regarding Extensions. If you haven’t read the first one, here you can find it. First a disclaimer: I don’t know about all concerns, but there are a few that I picked up, which I tried to summarize …

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Microsoft Dynamics NAV Extensions – Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow (1/3)

Directions EMEA has just ended .. and how great that was! Let’s see if I will come to writing up a “final thoughts” .. . That’s not for today. After some “Extensive-Extension-writing” recently, I wanted to put out my own thoughts. My first version was a very long blogpost. But since I just bothered you …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2016/10/18/microsoft-dynamics-nav-extensions-yesterday-today-tomorrow-13/

New Extension Videos for NAV2016

As we could see during WPC, NAV2017 is around the corner. But that doesn’t mean Microsoft is not working on readiness material for NAV2016. Especially for the things that have been brand new, and need some attention. You know: Extensions. 🙂 A few months ago, I had the opportunity to work together with Microsoft on …

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