Confession day, I messed up our extension

Those of you that know me will know that I started working on extensions pretty soon after we upgraded to Dynamics NAV 2018. That has led to a recent go-live of our first two extensions. One is a smaller one, the second is pretty sizeable and has to do with paperless order picking and automaticallyContinue reading “Confession day, I messed up our extension”

Options and the agony of choice

Choice is agony. How do you discard a whole world of possibility and settle for a single option? The other hard thing about options is how to program the buggers in AL… After finding precisely zero results on Google (I’m sure there is something to be found, I just lack the patience to find it)Continue reading “Options and the agony of choice”

On Harleys, mad gods and Dynamics NAV

I could have named this blog post Living with extensions in a hybrid Dynamics NAV database. The title I went with is far cooler though. And since I write this stuff mostly for my own enjoyment you get stuck with the cool title. You see, a little over a year ago I traded in myContinue reading “On Harleys, mad gods and Dynamics NAV”

The cat, the blowfly, and the Japanese archer

The other day I was witness to something awesome. A blowfly had just entered my room and I was feeling mildly annoyed. From out of nowhere my cat came, jumped and snatched the fly from the air. My sense of awe at this feat of poetry in motion was only slightly marred by the crunchingContinue reading “The cat, the blowfly, and the Japanese archer”

Upgrade from Dynamics NAV 2016 to 2018

Last weekend it was time for me to brew up a strong coffee, clear my schedule and upgrade our Dynamics NAV database from 2016 to 2018. This was a big operation for me and many colleagues as we also upgraded to SQL2017 and Windows server 2016. The good thing about using a new server environmentContinue reading “Upgrade from Dynamics NAV 2016 to 2018”