Skip to the content

News

Quick Tip: How do I: Enable or disable Map and Filled Map visuals in PowerBI?

In Power BI Desktop , and in the Power BI Service , Maps and Filled Map visuals might show up as follows: Don’t worry, there’s nothing wrong with your report, it’s a new setting, announced in October last year. Back in October, we announced that...

Business Central API – leave out CompanyId from the URL

Here’s a nice trick I wanted to share with you simply because I didn’t know this was possible (probably a lot of you already know, but if not – here you go ;-)). It could come in handy in some situations. You probably are very aware about how we’re supposed to use Business Central API’s …

Interview: Why test automation for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is a team effort

by , editor, MSDynamicsWorld.com

Last December the 2nd edition of Luc van Vugt’s book  was released by Packt Publishing. The book aims to explain how to “efficiently automate test cases for faster development with less time needed for manual testing.” And speed in development work is an urgent need for Business Central customers and their partners as they adopt Microsoft’s SaaS ERP model with its frequent updates and new requirements for alignment of custom extensions and ISV solutions.

Read the whole article on .

How Do I: Create a Calendar table in PowerBI?

In almost every PowerBI report at some point you will require time intelligence . You might want to display information on a timeline or create time based measures using DAX time intelligence functions. For that to work properly it’s a best practice...

Directions ASIA 2022 cancelled

Reality has hit and we can no longer put off the decision. Directions ASIA cannot happen for '22 and we will have to regroup in '23. You won’t be surprised to hear that its Covid that’s once again defeated our best endeavours to get partners, sponsors, and Microsoft face to face in Asia. We’ve tried, hard to make it happen with serial postponements. But without the ability of a ...

Configuring Business Central for Azure Active Directory authentication and OAuth (2)

After configuring Business Central on-premises for Azure Active Directory authentication, as explained in the previous blog post, it’s now time to configure it for OAuth authentication with APIs and web services. Two options There are two options that you can ...

Quick Tip: Quick Assist, free remote control tool in Windows

Did you know that Windows 10 came with a free remote control tool called Quick Assist ? Quick Assist is an app in Windows 10 that enables you to receive or provide assistance over a remote connection. Here’s a video about it: https://www.microsoft...

Quick Tip: New Powerpoint deck “Using telemetry to improve your partner practices and processes” available!

Yesterday Kennie Nybo Pontoppidan (@KennieNP) / Twitter announced on twitter that the new PowerPoint deck “ Using telemetry to improve your partner practices and processes ” is now available. You can find it here: BCTech/samples/AppInsights/Presentations...

Universal Code Initiative Program: Cloud-optimized extensions

Universal Code Initiative Program: Cloud-optimized extensions Approach to the initiative Write ‘Cloud’ target code – Cloud Ready Software In general,

Configuring Business Central for Azure Active Directory authentication and OAuth (1)

It’s a recurring question I get quite frequently: how to set up Business Central on-premises for Azure Active Directory authentication? And related to that, how to call APIs on Business Central on-premises with OAuth authentication? I know there are quite ...