Tag: VSCode

Multi Root Workspaces in VSCode for AL Development – Episode 2

Remember my blog post on “Multi-root workspaces in VSCode for AL Development“?  If not – it might be interesting to read first, because this is in fact an “extension” (get it?) on it .. so you might say this blogpost “depends” on that one ;-). I concluded the post with some scripts – and that’s …

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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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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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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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AL Extension Pack for VSCode

I totally forgot to blog about this – so let me quickly catch up with this one.. :-). Some time ago, after explaining my most used VSCode Extensions for AL Development for (about) the 829th time – I decided to make my life a bit easier. I already came across the concept of creating a …

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CRS AL Language Extension – ControlNames are no longer surrounded by double quotes

There is a recent change that I had to introduce in the CRS AL Language Extension – you know, that tiny little VSCode Extension that quite a lot of you seem to be using ;-). +89000 downloads/+21500 installs – that’s crazy! It’s one of my biggest projects I ever did for the community :-). Stop …

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CRS AL Language Extension – version 1.1.0

My last blog about my VSCode extension dates from July 2018. I have been upgrading/maintaining it meanwhile, and I am definitely not going to blog about all new small features and fixes (yes, quite necessary as well ;-)) every single time, but for this one, I really felt that an update wouldn’t hurt. What is …

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Business Central as an app: getting to the al source code

This blog is actually not valid anymore.  There is an official way to easily get to the al source code.  You can find more info here. You must have heard the latest news: Microosft released the first devpreview (on docker) where Business Central is an app, and there is close to no C/AL anymore. Either …

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