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Clean up your copied environments

Clean up your copied environments

One of the most important things every developer should handle is to clean up the environment when the environment (or a company) is copied. Especially if the environment is managed directly by a client and they can create new copies anytime. Similarly, for copied...

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7 git commands you should know

7 git commands you should know

For many years, developers in C/AL did not need to know anything about Git or other versioning tools. That has changed with Business Central, or more specifically with AL Language. Today, we will look at the most important (and basic) git commands any developer should...

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How to define the source for item reservations?

How to define the source for item reservations?

It's not uncommon to have a customer's request to limit from which source items could be reserved. For example, customers may not want to reserve items from return orders. How can we achieve this goal? It's really simple. All the magic is done in the procedure...

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NavigationAction for ErrorInfo data type

NavigationAction for ErrorInfo data type

One more article about ErrorInfo data type. Have you already read my previous posts about ErrorInfo and Collectible Errors? ErrorInfo data type & Collectible Errors | MSDyn365 Business Central - Ing. Tomáš Kapitán (kepty.cz) Collectible Errors?! | MSDyn365...

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Error actions for ErrorInfo data type

Error actions for ErrorInfo data type

It is already almost one and a half years since the ErrorInfo data type was introduced (we saw this data type for the first time in BC2021w2). If you do not know what it is and how to use this data type, check my previous posts: ErrorInfo data type & Collectible...

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Data types under the microscope: List

Data types under the microscope: List

The List data type in AL language represents an ordered collection of objects that can be accessed by their index. Unlike an Array data type, a List does not have a fixed size and does not need to have its dimension specified when it is declared. The List data type...

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Connect to Azure Function in BC 2022 wave 2 (v21)

Connect to Azure Function in BC 2022 wave 2 (v21)

The new version of the Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central brought a new system module "Azure Functions" that makes integration with Azure Functions much easier and straightforward. The typical scenario, why to use Azure Functions together with Business Central,...

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Collectible Errors?! Is it already in use?

Collectible Errors?! Is it already in use?

Collectible Errors?! Is it already in use? This is the second part of my new article series about Collectible Errors. Let's check out the first part here: Collectible Errors?! | Microsoft Dynamics 365 - Ing. Tomáš Kapitán (kepty.cz) or you might be interested in my...

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Collectible Errors?!

Collectible Errors?!

Collectible Errors?! It has been already almost a year since ErrorInfo datatype & CollectibleErrors were introduced (I already have an article about basic structure: ErrorInfo data type & Collectible Errors). This article was released for the first time in...

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Substituting standard reports

Substituting standard reports

Report objects cannot be extended in versions previous to the Business Central 2021 release wave 1 version when ReportExtensions object was introduced. Since then, many of changes we need to do in reports can be done without creating a new copy of object. On the other...

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Isolated events

Isolated events

With Business Central 2022 wave 1, a new setting for event publishers was introduced. Until this version, any error in any event subscriber caused interruption to the current running process and stopped the whole activity. In some cases (such as log-in), this is...

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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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1D & 2D Barcodes in Business Central 19.1

1D & 2D Barcodes in Business Central 19.1

Business Central (cloud-only!) includes one-dimensional (1D) barcode fonts since Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central 2020 wave 2 (17.0) was released in October 2020. It is a great improvement to how developers can handle requirements from their clients to print...

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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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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......

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