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Submitting to Business Central Open Source, the code review…

So to continue where we left off yesterday when I did a pull request on the Business Central System App project on GitHub. After my pull request someone at Microsoft did a code review in order to make sure quality standards are respected. Here are the details: I have to admit something. First of all, […]

Weekend cleanup…

It is cleanup time. Our insider repository has become very very big and it is time to clean up. The problem however is, that the current insider registry has reached a size, where it is very hard to clean...()

Business Central System App is Open Source! Contribute, don’t be shy…

With the recent Wave II release of Business Central we also got the first wave of Open Source in our beloved NAV/BC product. This means that rather than making customization for one specific customer or ISV you can now have this pushed back into the product and stay there forever. Today I did my first […]

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central (OnPrem) Production environment on Docker?

Well .. no!  “Not yet”, at least ;-). Let me be clear: this post is NOT a recommendation that you should use Docker for your OnPrem Customer’s production environments.  Not at all.  This is merely a blogpost about the fact that I wouldn’t mind Microsoft to officially support Docker as an alternative to an NST …

Having Demo Data while developing Business Central Apps with Docker

I have always preached that you shouldn’t try to keep your Docker containers running. Containers should be something, which easily can be dismissed and recreated for any developer. One of the frequent...()

Code annotations in AL – Please, don’t!

One of good practices of writing C/AL Code for Microsoft Dynamics NAV since the dawn of civilization was annotating (commenting) code changes. If you are not sure what I mean by that, this is what…

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Control Add-ins Supercharged: Debugging with source maps

So far I’ve shown how to configure gulp to help you with some basic JavaScript development tasks, such as bundling and minifying, and how to automate builds on every source file change. Let’s now take…

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Tip #65 | AppSourceCop & mandatoryPrefix

Today I was a bit puzzled by getting this error message and how to fix it. error AS0054: The AppSourceCop configuration must specify one of the following properties: 'mandatorySuffix', 'mandatoryPrefix', or 'mandatoryAffixes' Yes, you can google the message but that only brings you to pages that describe the message, not how to fix it. It appears to be easy so I wanted to spare others the time.

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 …

Control Add-ins Supercharged: Automating gulp.watch

Yesterday you’ve seen how to use gulp to make it do something truly useful: bundling your JavaScript and CSS files. Introducing gulp for the purpose of bundling your files allows you to split your functionality…

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