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AL Object ID Ninja v1.2.0 – plus some Azure lessons learned

First things first. Yesterday evening, I’ve released AL Object ID Ninja v1.2.0 and there is really nothing new that you’d care about, functionally speaking. Check the changelog if you will, but trust me, you won’t be really blown away. But yes, unfortunately, it did merit a full minor version rather than just a patch number […]

AL Object ID Ninja v1.1.0 released

I have just released version 1.1.0 of AL Object ID Ninja. Here’s what’s new. Merge synchronization In previous versions, you could only synchronize full information. This type of synchronization simply recorded in the back end whatever it finds in the front end. For example, if the back end had object IDs 50100..50105, and the front […]

HELP! My entire Business Central SAAS stopped running!

Today was my first day back at the (home) office programming in 2 and a half months. I had already spend a lot of time in the last month or so changing email addresses and other account names to my new name but I only looked at my BC Saas sandboxes today. When I looked […]

AL Object ID Ninja

If it does what the documentation says it does, I can only say: "Build this man a statue!" Awesome job. — Waldemar Brakowski (@wbrakowski365) September 11, 2021 One of the biggest obstacles to AL team development (is there any other kind?) is object IDs. IDs are supposed to be easy: just pick the next free […]

Business Central OneDrive CloudStorage integration

Onedrive integration in Business Central With business central you can use OneDrive to save documents from Business Central; in practice it is possible to use your own personal Onedrive drive (if you already have one activated) or create it on the fly by passing through Sharepoint online. The use of Onedrive integrated in BC can […]

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Dynamics 365 Business Central 2021 Wave2 preview is available

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central 2021 Wave 2 preview The preview of Business Central 2021 Wave 2 (release 19) was released and made available today; you can test it both Online and on Docker. It is only possible to create Sandbox preview and non-production environments; the preview environments are for demonstration purposes only and to […]

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Why innovation is essential for ALL companies

“If the rate of change on the outside exceeds the rate of change on the inside, the end is near.” This quote from Jack Welsh describes very well the importance of always being attentive and alert to adapting rapidly to business changes. Resilience and the ability to change are the determining success factors! Start the innovative process But how? Can innovation and change si ...

Business Central Insider Releases Artifacts

Business Central Insider Releases Artifacts Some have asked me about the Insider releases of Business Central; you can find some information on Microsoft Docs about specifics but in order to download these versions, you need to use the ready-made, published and available artifacts insider releases.   Insider Release Artifacts These versions are made available to […]

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The complexity of complex return types – Looping a record return type (extended)

Short post Do you remember my post about The complexity of complex return types? And the update The complexity of complex return types (updated) – Looping a record return type? Well, since the release of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central 18.4, I have a another update for you! Let’s call it an “extension” for the …

Protected Variables

“Protected Variables” might not be a familiar topic in the Business Central world. It was at least not that familiar to me ;-). So I wanted to make a small post to make this more known in the community, so that at least you are aware that it exists .. and it might give you …