Tag Archive: VSCode

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– basically meaning that my blogs on how to get your development environment on your local system are totally outdated ;-).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/

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/

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/

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/

AL with VSCode: Symbol Rename

When you’re a NAV developer, you’re not really spoiled with developer tools. So these are exciting times .. and I think I can speak for many developers when claiming I’m very much looking forward to the upcoming developer tools. Basically because it brings us VSCode .. and VSCode brings us a grown up development experience. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2017/05/22/al-with-vscode-symbol-rename/

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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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2017/05/19/enable-git-on-your-nav-developer-preview/

Make the New Developer Tools available on a local machine

On Twitter, Mark Brummel was wondering on how we would be able to get this wonderful new DEV environment locally, to be able to play with whenever we don’t have an Internet Connection. Well .. by coincidence, I had been trying to wrap my head around that a few weeks ago .. but never wrote …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2017/02/20/make-the-new-developer-tools-available-on-a-local-machine/

New Developer Experience Preview available!

For all us NAV developers, Christmas comes early this year. The Microsoft Dynamics NAV Team had promised us a preview on the New Development Experience .. and they delivered. It is available from today! All you need to know to start is documented in their blogpost. It is useless to just repeat what is in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.waldo.be/2016/12/20/new-developer-experience-preview-available/