Tag Archive: PowerShell

Docker@waldo – Updating my local environment

As you might have read in my previous post, I am setting up a demo environment to be used during my session at NAVTechDays. Well, today, Microsoft announced the new November release of the “NAV Developer Preview”. Obviously, I want to use these new features during my session, so I need to update my environment. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2017/11/09/dockerwaldo-updating-my-local-environment/

Docker@waldo – My Local Demo Environment

Well – I guess there is no way around – Docker is the way forward, and you’d better get on the train! Getting started Well, I am not going to tell you what Docker is. I am BY FAR not an infrastructural guy – so I wouldn’t feel comfortable. No, there are already quite some …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2017/11/03/dockerwaldo-my-local-demo-environment/

Directions US – PowerShell Combat

I’m on my way to Orlando as I write this post. For quite some time, Irma – and apparently a local storm today in Belgium – made it very unsure if there was going to be a “Directions US” this year for me. I’m very much looking forward meeting all the nice people again over …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2017/09/15/directions-us-powershell-combat/

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/

Create an offline Development Preview – enable the in-client visual designer

You might remember this post: http://www.waldo.be/2017/02/20/make-the-new-developer-tools-available-on-a-local-machine/ Well, back in those days, I might have forgotten a few bits ;-). Namely to enable the in-client visual designer. Well, there is not much to it – you can simply edit the web.config-file, and add the designer-attribute in it.. . With PowerShell, you can do it with:

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2017/07/06/create-an-offline-development-preview-enable-the-in-client-visual-designer/

Import-NAVModules: An easy way to import NAV PowerShell modules

I seem to remember that I have told you that I have created some modules in PowerShell to make my (and your) life easier in Microsoft Dynamics NAV.. ;-). Well – it seems that these modules are getting some traction. They are available on Github, and the PowerShell Gallery – and people seem to be …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2017/06/30/import-navmodules-an-easy-way-to-import-nav-powershell-modules/

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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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2017/06/14/al-with-vscode-run-extension-objects-with-powershell/

Convert C/AL Objects to AL with PowerShell

If you are a NAV developer, you probably have heard about the upcoming “New Developer Tools”. And if you didn’t, it’s very much time for you to catch up with the readings about this, like: the Getting Started article the Developer Reference Follow the blogs Read and contribute on GitHub And when you read this …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2017/05/05/convert-cal-objects-to-al-with-powershell/

PowerShellGet & waldo’s PowerShell Modules

Since Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017, the VM images that Microsoft (Freddy) makes available on Azure, contains the PowerShellGet module. Freddy mentioned that in one of his blogposts about the Azure images. For me this was quite new, but sounded interesting, so I looked into it. What is “PowerShellGet”? Well, PowerShellGet is a module that is …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2017/01/17/powershellget-waldos-powershell-modules/

Automate downloads of Microsoft Dynamics NAV Cumulative Updates

Yesterday, I blogged about the availability of the first Cumulative Update of NAV 2017. In that post, I talked about the fact that Microsoft recently changed the place where to download them. This also means the way of automating the download had to be changed. In fact, the PowerShell function that was part of my …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2016/12/09/automate-downloads-of-cumulative-updates/

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