Searching the unsearchable

You probably know about the twitter hashtag “bcalhelp” .. A way for you to ask help on twitter about anything AL for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central. Well – yesterday, it made me smile … there was someone that was trying to find something on Vjeko’s blog.  Pretty clever to use the bcalhelp for it …

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Multi-root Workspaces in VSCode for AL Development

You might have figured – I’m a VSCode fanboy.  One of many.  You might remember the session I did on NAVTechDays 2017 (Rock ‘n Roll with VSCode), where I dove quite a bit into the possibilities this great tool comes with.  But I didn’t talk about the concept of “Multi-root Workspaces”: an ability of VSCode …

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NAV TechDays 2019 – Development Methodologies for the future – The Menu

NAVTechDays is already over for a while .. and yes, I already blogged about it.  But I recently had to refer to a part of my session on “Development Methodologies”, and I noticed that someone named “Marcus Nordlund” actually put quite some time to completely “menutize” the video in the comment section of the video …

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Microsoft Dynamics 365: 2020 release wave 1 plan

As you probably already picked up in the media – Microsoft has released its plans for Wave 1 release (in April) for this year.  You can find all the information here: https://aka.ms/Dynamics365ReleasePlan. The document contains all the information on all we want to know regarding “what’s next” for all related applications, like Marketing, Customer Service, …

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AppSourceCop & mandatoryAffixes

I recently blogged about how to rename files with my VSCode Extension to comply with the new filename conventions from Microsoft.  Somewhat related to that, we need to talk about … Pre- or Suffixing It’s been known for a while: pre-or suffixing is necessary to “live in the cloud”.  It prevents duplicate names in various …

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VSCode & Snippets

I did a poll recently during one of my sessions – and I was surprised that about half of the people don’t regularly use “snippets” in VSCode.. . Well, some of you probably know that I’m a big fan of snippets.  Whoever has joined one of my sessions of the last couple of years where …

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Why and how to rename all AL-files of your app with the “CRS AL Language Extension”

First of all, this is my first post of this new year, so I’d like to take this opportunity to wish you all the best and happiness for 2020! Last year, I did a post on my new hobby “3D Printing”. Well, now we’re a year later, I’m still printing almost full time 24/7, so …

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Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central (OnPrem) Production environment on Docker?

Well .. no!  “Not yet”, at least ;-). Let me be clear: this post is NOT a recommendation that you should use Docker for your OnPrem Customer’s production environments.  Not at all.  This is merely a blogpost about the fact that I wouldn’t mind Microsoft to officially support Docker as an alternative to an NST …

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waldo.restapp

For a few weeks now, people have been asking “can I have the restapp you were showing” – well, here it is: https://github.com/waldo1001/waldo.restapp But that would be not much of a blogpost – would it ;-). Just an example… During NAVTechDays, I did 2 sessions: Development Methodologies for the future {Connect app}² (with Vjeko) In …

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NAVTechDays 2019 – Final thoughts

It’s over – the week I’m always looking forward to for so long passes by in a blink of an eye: NAVTechDays.  As Vjeko already shared the goodies – I will do so as well – joined with my final thoughts and some pictures ;-). I feel myself old and repetitive by saying this conference …

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