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 basement…

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 automatically…

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)…

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 environment…

Dutch Dynamics Community presentation

It seems fitting that my first blogpost is about my first Extension. I gave a talk about the Data Exchange Framework in Dynamics NAV on the 10th of january 2018. The focus of this talk was a business case from my employer, The Learning Network. I would like to share my slides, the setup and…