Dynamics 365 Business Central in 2023 release wave 1

It’s always nice having to prep a webinar about “what’s new in Business Central”. It makes you being very busy with what’s next, and forces you to dive into it :-). Not always easy though, because – even today – there isn’t too much documentation online yet (it’s not fully released either, so .. quite …

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“Days of Knowledge” coming up!

A short heads-up! Time is running out, and if you want to be part of it, you’ll have to act fast! Days of Knowledge 2023 is a series of conferences organized by DirectionsEMEA (aka “Directions4Partners“). The conferences are focused on education, sharing knowledge and “upgrading” Business Central professionals across the industry. Each event consists of …

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Dynamics 365 Business Central and DataTransfer: be careful!

Not too long ago, Stephano shared a concern regarding “TryFunctions”. It’s a must read, and you can find it here: Dynamics 365 Business Central and TryFunctions: be careful! – Stefano Demiliani. I think it’s important to warn people about things that act different than people might think – so let me take this opportunity to …

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Inexplicable delays when calling (OnPrem) Business Central API’s (and how to solve it)

So, I was reminded recently during a twitter thread about an issue we had been having that we investigated quite thoroughly to figure out what was going on. The issue We always try to upgrade all customers to latest release – and we encountered some delays in API communications, which seemed to got worse at …

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A Business Central “Upgrade Code” saga…

Not too long ago, we had an upgrade issue at a customer: the upgrade timed out, and after investigation, it was simply because our upgrade code: it took too long to modify 130000 records (well – and quite some validations, I admit, but still – it’s not that much, is it?). This made me hold …

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The Business Central “Data Search” app (under the hood)

One of the things that totally slipped by me, is the new app from Microsoft that apparently was released in the last wave called “Data Search“. It’s a simple, but powerful concept: Search for “any” record in your data. Well, any record that you have set up to search for at least ;-). It is …

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What objects were added?

Yesterday, I got a question that I found was too difficult to answer: “What tables were added in 20.5?” The reason for this question was simple: we need to update the manually created permissionsets in order for new tables to be supported after an upgrade. So – what tables were added? There are a number …

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Setting the Sampling Interval for (in-client) performance profiling Business Central

Here’s a small blogpost about an undocumented, but not uninteresting “feature” (at least not in my book ;-)). Performance Profiling You’re probably very much aware of the Performance Profiler in Business Central: an ability to monitor code execution in terms of “durations” and “hit count”, and having a view on how the code/process performed.As a …

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My BCTechDays 2022

This does not need any introduction or will not come as a surprise – BCTechDays is just around the corner.  At the time writing this blogpost, it’s only a mere 20 days away – and quite honestly, I’m starting to crap my pants 🤪.  Why?  Excitement, fear, nerves  – you pick ;-).  Why?  Well, because …

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Microsoft Dynamics 365 2022 Release Wave 2 plan for Business Central

You cannot have missed it: the “2022 Release Wave 2” plans are out!  There have been blogs, there have been tweets, and yes, Erik Hougaard already did a video about it as well of course – and as I always do – I’ll go over the plan myself, focused mostly on the Business Central part …

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