Category: Dynamics 365 Business Central

What do I do after my app is published? Maintaining apps

I published a few blogs on different topics around the development and publishing of apps. So, if you have been developing an app and have it published, you are done, right? Far from it – there is a lot to do after the app is published. And I don’t want to talk about the marketing, …

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We have to change

The fall update for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central has now been released. I have just given a presentation yesterday at Directions NA and have been thinking about this topic during my presentation preparations, but also while talking to a lot of the participants. So, I figured, it would be a good idea to write …

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Dynamics 365 Business Central – how to use timers in AL

When still working in Dynamics NAV, you can easily add a timer to your page to allow, for instance, refreshes of the page in intervals. For that, you could use a Control Add-In called “Ping Pong”. Since we have no ability to use .Net anymore in AL, this ability went away and was not replaced …

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Extensions V2 – communication between extensions via events

As a developer of an extension, I would like to give other developers the ability to customize the behavior of my extension in certain, predefined ways. For instance, I could give a developer the ability to bypass my extension in certain scenarios. I also could give a developer the ability to customize some profit or …

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Dynamics 365 apps – User Walkthrough with Modern Dev (Extensions V2)

Guided tours in Dynamics 365 extensions V2 I have been working with the modern dev environment for Dynamics 365 Business now for a while and have been trying to get walkthroughs our guided tours setup for apps. The issue with the V2 extensions is that they are not completely ready yet and therefore, it is …

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Dynamics 365 – Modern Development Limitations

While I am working with the modern development environment, I am going to document limitations or other issues that I am finding. There are a lot of blog posts out there discussing how to get started or is it good or bad. I am not going to go into this discussion – it is what …

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The type or method ‘TryFunction” cannot be used for ‘Extension’ development

I am currently working on migrating extensions from version 1.0 to 2.0 – developed in the new Visual Studio Code development environment for Dynamics 365 Business. While I might be writing a blog about the entire process at a later point, I want to focus more on those “limitations” that are currently available. One of …

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The developer’s guide to Dynamics 365 for Financials apps – part 3

In the first part, I explained how to request to list an app in AppSource, how to get a developer account and how to generate the offer in the AppSource publishing portal. If you have not had a chance to read it, you can find it here. If you missed the second part, which described …

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The developer’s guide to Dynamics 365 for Financials Apps – Part 2

In the first part, I explained how to request to list an app in AppSource, how to get a developer account and how to generate the offer in the AppSource publishing portal. If you have not had a chance to read it, you can find it here. This time, I am going through the development …

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The developer’s guide to Dynamics 365 for Financials Apps – Part 1

After spending quite some time to go through the App publishing process for extensions for Dynamics 365 for Financials, I thought it would be a good idea to share my findings, thoughts, and experiences. It will be a multi-part series in which I will walk you through the process of getting an App published, look …

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