On death and Dynamics NAV

I really cannot imagine how mourning can be managed. And that is precisely the problem I have with the term Change Management. It lacks the means to address our deep rooted fear of change that is ultimately fear of death.

Dimensions of woe

So today I wanted to create a simple text variable with 3 dimensions in my extension. Normally no big deal but how on earth do I define dimensions in my variables? It turns out they are now called Arrays. So that is an improvement but the documentation is worthless. And again, nothing to be foundContinue reading “Dimensions of woe”

Get server and database information in AL

Today I wanted to get some basic information about my NAV2018 service and database name in my extension. A quick Google found a lot of useful stuff about this but nothing that was easy enough for me. I really did not want to go messing about with xml or dotNET. This is basic stuff right?Continue reading “Get server and database information in AL”

Three ways to use extension data in C/Side

So, I get it now. We need to develop in extensions. Nothing but extensions. We need to tell our employers to forget about new requirements for half a year and ignore bugs while we developers lock ourselves in the basement and rework our existing code to an extension. Right? Well, locking developers in a basementContinue reading “Three ways to use extension data in C/Side”