Tag Archive: PowerShell

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/

NAV 2017: All Published Events

A while ago, I posted all published events for NAV2016. Now, with the release of NAV2017, let’s do the same for this version. I’m using the same tool as last year to analyze code. This assures that I can get a lot more than just the subscribers – like last time, I get: Which events …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2016/11/04/nav-2017-all-published-events/

Merging NAV Versionlists to NAV 2017 – Updated PowerShell functions!

Soon will be the release of NAV 2017. And I assume you are going to want to upgrade to it. :-).  Let me save you from one upgrade-caveat .. A while ago, I blogged about merging VersionLists with PowerShell. It shows a solution on how to handle (merge) version lists with PowerShell. Judging from the amount …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2016/10/24/merging-nav-versionlists-to-nav-2017-updated-powershell-functions/

NAV Upgrade: Import and Compile crashes when NST is running

This is just a small blogpost to mention a few things you need to take into account when you’re working with objects on a large scale – I mean importing, exporting, upgrading, compiling, .. whatever. My scenario I was upgrading a customer from CU3 to CU8. Sure, you might wonder why it took me so …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2016/06/16/nav-upgrade-import-and-compile-crashes-when-nst-is-running/

Invoke-NAVSQL: Execute SQL queries on NAV databases with PowerShell

Just another CmdLet to bother you with (no really, it’s quite an interesting one – try to keep awake … ;-)). The more you use PowerShell .. and the more you use it for NAV .. you just realize that you have to call out to SQL Server quite regularly. Just a few examples: Backup …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2016/06/08/invoke-navsql-execute-sql-queries-on-nav-databases-with-powershell/

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