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  • Mark Brummel: Episode 2 – BC-Fall Release Wave II | Checking Your Extension

    Before we dive into the list of (breaking) changes that I’ve discovered so far, I will first explain how to check your extension against the preview of the fall release. This is mostly interesting for those who are on AppSource or partners who have refactored their IP into On Prem extensions. I’m going to assume all of them have access to the Ready to Go program. If not, send me a message and I’ll help you onboard…
    • 2019-8-15
  • Mark Brummel: Episode I – BC-Fall Release Wave II | The Upgrade Dream Shattered

    Be careful what you ask for, you might actually get it. This phrase illustrates what we will see when Microsoft releases Business Central Wave II this October where C/Side is removed in favor of Visual Studio Code, The Windows Client discontinued in favor of the Web Interface and the old Navision application is broken into two parts and very heavy refactoring has taken place. For years, we as a community have…
    • 2019-8-14
  • Stefano Demiliani's NAV Blog: Azure SQL Elastic Pools: a way for saving costs with your Microsoft Dynamics ERP databases in the cloud

    I’ve written a lot in the past about how you can move your existing on-premise Microsoft Dynamics NAV / Dynamics 365 Business Central databases to the cloud, how you can use SQL Server on an Azure VM or how you can start using Azure SQL (links  here  and  here ). I’ve also talked about how you can have a very performant database in the cloud by using the Hyperscale tier of Azure SQL (link here ). Today I want to talk…
    • 2019-8-14
  • NAV seen by Amol: Business Central Wave 2 -Upcoming Features

    As you all aware that business central Wave 2 all set to release in month of October and we just go preview Below file is list of all upcoming features planned in wave 2 of business central Business Central Upcoming Features Download Hope this will help you.. Read the full text.
    • 2019-8-13
  • Axians Infoma NAV Blog: How to calculate the Azure SQL DTU demand of your on prem database

    One of the options to scale Azure SQL Databases is by DTU, database transaction unit (to get an overview and comparison of the purchasing models, check https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/sql-database/sql-database-purchase-models ). But how do you know, how many of those DTUs you need for your on...
    • 2019-8-11
  • Freddy's Blog: Zombie containers -> Skip This Build?

    Over the last few days I have experienced a strange behavior with the latest version of Docker Desktop Community edition (2.1.0.0 (36874) released July 31, 2019) on my Windows 10 1903 machine. Thinking this was a problem with my machine, I decided to postpone the investigation, while working on other issues. Yesterday I had two partners contact me with the same behavior, it was going to be a long night… The problem…
    • 2019-8-7
  • NAV seen by Amol: Cumulative Update Summary August 2019

    Cumulative Update includes all application and platform hotfixes and regulatory features that have been released for Microsoft Dynamics NAV. Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018 CU 20 :-  NAV 2018 CU20 Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017 CU 33 :-  NAV 2017 CU33 Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 CU 46 ... Read the full text.
    • 2019-8-7
  • Waldo's Blog : AL BaseApp Customization: “because you can doesn’t mean you should”

    Sometimes I get the remark that I’m not sceptical enough, but mostly too positive towards whatever Microsoft does … well – I have been very happy with the product, the progress, the evolution and the revolution. For all of you with that opinion about me – let me make you happy. You might have figured from my previous post that there is one topic that doesn’t make me particularly happy: “ Code Customizing the AL BaseApp…
    • 2019-8-6
  • Freddy's Blog: PowerShell for non-experts…

    With the release of NAV and Business Central images on Docker, a lot of people who are not familiar with PowerShell will be using PowerShell. They will be handed a script to run and they will run it. Then something doesn’t work as expected – and somebody (might be me) will tell them to add a parameter called xyz. That might seem simple for people who use PowerShell on a daily basis, but not if you have never written…
    • 2019-8-4
  • Gunnar's Blog: Get Table Data from a tenant database

    I am working on a data upgrade for a customer. The existing database is from another partner and has tables and fields that my development license does not give me access to. The database in in version 2016 and I am upgrading to Business Central. So, I added some functions to the AdvaniaGIT PowerShell module . To get the table definition from the tenant database I use (Get-NAVTableMetaDataXml -DatabaseName…
    • 2019-8-3
  • Research – Develop – Share – Repeat: Consume NAV Service – Get Item Picture

    Hey Friends, In my previous page I explained how to send Item picture over Web Service in a string, In this article I am gonna show how you can consume that service from C# side and show it to your Web application. Below is the piece of code which you need to write, a bit of C# programming knowledge...
    • 2019-8-2
  • Stefano Demiliani's NAV Blog: Preview of Dynamics 365 Business Central 2019 release wave 2: few notes

    As you already knows, in October Microsoft will launch what is called “ Dynamics 365 Business Central Release Wave 2 ” (platform 15) and some days ago the first public preview was available. The main “revolution” of this new release is that all is AL only. You will never find CSIDE and C/AL support from now and also no more Windows Client. Freddy Kristiansen as always has explained all in a great way in these two…
    • 2019-8-2