Tag: Development

How to REALLY rename all AL-files of your Business Central app..

You remember this post?  I tried to warn you that when v16 comes out, there will be a new code rule that will check your filenames – and you’ll have to (if you don’t disable it) comply with the file name convention of Microsoft.  If you don’t automate your file naming, then you’re in for …

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New Command in My CRS AL Language Extension: Search Object Names

Recently, I came across this post by Jack Mallender.  An interesting idea on how to efficiently find AL Objects among your files. It basically comes down to using regex in combination with the global search functionality in VSCode, like (yep, I’m stealing this from Jack’s post – sorry, Jack ;-)): It immediately convinced me that …

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DevOps Build Agents for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

Not too long ago, I did a webinar for ALOps.  The idea of these webinars is simple: how can you get started with DevOps for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central.  And I’m not going to lie: I will focus on doing that with ALOps.  But that’s not the only focus of these videos – I …

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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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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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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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