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Working with Translation Files (XLIFF)

How does the translation file work? In Microsoft Dynamic 365 Business Central, displaying different languages is done using the XLIFF files extension (.xlf). The generated XLIFF files have strings that are specified in properties like Captions, Tooltips... !!!Important!!! --------------------- Old multilanguage properties (SomethingML like ToolTipML, CaptionML, ...) are deprecated and are not supported by the Translation Files! To enable translation files, the TranslationFile flag must be specified in the app.json   "features":  [ "TranslationFile" ] To generate an XLIFF file, you should run the build command (Ctrl+Shift+B) in the Visual Studio Code. When you do this, the /Translation folder will pop, containing the .xlf files. The .xlf files will have all the labels, label properties,...

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Meet me on tech conference

Directions EMEA 2021

It's already more than a year since we were able to see each other in person. But it is finally going to end! The first in-person tech conference is here! It is amazing that this event is going to happen and I can not wait! I hope we will meet each...

No post for a while?

I haven't written a tech article for a while. Why? One reason is two of my client's projects just finishing and I had been fully dedicated to them. However! The main reason I had no time was my preparation for the upcoming DynamicsCon conference!...

DynamicsCon 2021! It’s official!

I'm so glad that my session "AL Language: Coding for performance v2" ranked 6th from all 289 sessions. Today, the final conference agenda has been published, including my session! See the whole agenda on the official web sides:...

Next conf session: Cust. Self Service & Power Portals Bootcamp

New technical conference has just been planned. I already submitted my session: https://events.powercommunity.com/sessions/basic-ticketing-portal-with-integration-to-business-central/ More sessions & other details will be announced in the...

Next conf session: DynamicsCon 2021

The next Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central conference has just been planned, and I already sent a submission for my session! Link to the submission: AL Language: Coding for performance v2 and yes, I am no longer part of a rookie speakers...

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Working with Translation Files (XLIFF)

Working with Translation Files (XLIFF)

How does the translation file work? In Microsoft Dynamic 365 Business Central, displaying different languages is done using the XLIFF files extension (.xlf). The generated XLIFF files have strings that are specified in properties like Captions, Tooltips......

read more
Directions EMEA 2021

Directions EMEA 2021

It's already more than a year since we were able to see each other in person. But it is finally going to end! The first in-person tech conference is here! It is amazing that this event is going to happen and I can not wait! I hope we will meet each other at this...

read more
No post for a while?

No post for a while?

I haven't written a tech article for a while. Why? One reason is two of my client's projects just finishing and I had been fully dedicated to them. However! The main reason I had no time was my preparation for the upcoming DynamicsCon conference!  And that's it! Just...

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Custom Filter Tokens

Custom Filter Tokens

As a user of the Business Central you have some constants you can use to filter or insert values. These constants contain useful values for data manipulation such as t / today for date field - return current dateq / quarter for date field filters - return range of the...

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MCT title

MCT title

Today I was awarded MCT (Microsoft Certified Trainer) title for my involvement in Microsoft D365 Business Central developer training and also training users in business applications.It is an honour to be part of such a great community, to share my knowledge and help...

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DynamicsCon 2021! It’s official!

DynamicsCon 2021! It’s official!

I'm so glad that my session "AL Language: Coding for performance v2" ranked 6th from all 289 sessions. Today, the final conference agenda has been published, including my session! See the whole agenda on the official web sides: https://dynamicscon.com/agenda/. The...

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Field Level Permissions (Restricted Fields)

Field Level Permissions (Restricted Fields)

I just add a new project to my GitHub repositories. It is a new extension for Business Central that extends security functionalities with field-level permission. Using this extension, users are able to define who can or can not change specific fields in any table in...

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How to let users choose field(s) properly

How to let users choose field(s) properly

When some complex functionality is developed, it is sometimes necessary to let users choose a specific field. This can be required for field permissions, mapping imported values or any similar process. Earlier, the usual way was to create a link on the Field table...

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New blog layout

After three years, I decided to refresh this blog with a new, custom made layout. The layout has been online only since 22.06. so please excuse any formatting issues in old posts. I will update and fix all posts in the upcoming days.

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