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ArcherPoint’s team of professionals has decades of experience in Microsoft Dynamics NAV development and are at the forefront of Dynamics 365 Business Central adoption. Our expertise includes project management, accounting, business intelligence and reporting, best business practices, and more. We love to share our expertise through the ArcherPoint and ArcherPoint Developer Blogs. Be sure to subscribe through RSS or email to stay up on the latest news, tips, and information.

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Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Sep 25, 2020 - 05:45am
This edition of Dev Digest covers topics including “elegant” error handling in BC, model-driven AL development, replicating BC tables to CDS, and more.
Retail Insights
Posted: Sep 23, 2020 - 05:55am
Read why restaurant chain Meltwich chose Microsoft 365 Outlook and SharePoint to connect fast-growing number of locations to HQ for easier access to resources
NAV Insights
Posted: Sep 21, 2020 - 06:08am
Each month, ArcherPoint brings highlights from the world of Power BI. This month we share common Power BI processes, new query data types, and more.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Sep 18, 2020 - 05:05am
This edition of Developer Digest asks about your code still in use and provides a list of PowerShell commands.
Retail Insights
Posted: Sep 16, 2020 - 06:07am
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the retail landscape; put the customer experience at the center with a unified commerce approach.
Anna Kurek
Posted: Sep 14, 2020 - 06:14am
Spend less time searching and more time filling orders correctly and on time; learn 5 reasons to implement barcode scanning.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Sep 11, 2020 - 05:15am
In this week’s Developer Digest, we cover cleaning up Docker artifacts, the BC Hack-A-Thon, the retirement of the TXT2AL tool, where to find license info, and more.
Gwendolynn Massie
Posted: Sep 09, 2020 - 06:45am
Watch this video to learn how to easily and quickly add Power BI reports to customer, vendor, and item lists in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central
Neeraj Rajpal
Posted: Sep 07, 2020 - 06:55am
If you get an error when posting a statement in LS Retail's LS Central that refers to missing transactions, this video will show you how to correct the problem.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Sep 04, 2020 - 05:42am
DevOps training, published Docker images, PowerShell and Modules in D365BC, URL rewrite issue, pros and cons of updating to Windows build 2004, and how to request access to a Yammer group just for BC developers are in this edition of Developer Digest.
NAV Insights
Posted: Sep 02, 2020 - 07:02am
eCommerce is far beyond other channels for shopping and will probably stay in front. That’s why all companies—not just retailers—should sell online. Read this series for how and why to use Amazon.
Retail Insights
Posted: Aug 31, 2020 - 06:40am
As retailers shift their strategies due to the impact of COVID-19, they are quickly adapting to withstand the impact of retail evolution.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Aug 28, 2020 - 05:06am
Cumulative updates for Microsoft Dynamics NAV and 365 BC, a call for votes to improve Business Central, Git merge vs rebase, and the developer tip of the day are in this edition of Developer Digest.
NAV Insights
Posted: Aug 26, 2020 - 06:00am
For decades, the trend in manufacturing is to offshore. Due to many reasons, that has changed. Read this blog to learn 4 reasons why you should consider reshoring your manufacturing operations.
Neeraj Rajpal
Posted: Aug 24, 2020 - 06:55am
Watch this video to learn 5 Capabilities of the Manager Key at the POS in LS Retail’s LS Central.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Aug 21, 2020 - 05:38am
This week, we’re pondering what language AL is closest to, sharing tips for setting up Business Central, providing a container helper update, and more in ArcherPoint's Developer Digest.
NAV Insights
Posted: Aug 19, 2020 - 06:15am
eCommerce has pulled ahead of other channels and will stay there. All companies—not just retailers—should be selling online. Read this series for help and why use Amazon.
NAV Insights
Posted: Aug 17, 2020 - 05:55am
ArcherPoint brings you a monthly summary of highlights from experts in Power BI. In our August 2020 edition, we share feature and developer updates.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Aug 14, 2020 - 05:55am
Dynamics 365 Functional Consultant Certification, creating a local drive mapped to files in the cloud, AL and the missing documentation warning are some of the topics discussed in this edition of Developer Digest.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Aug 12, 2020 - 07:00am
Keeping track of inventory and raw materials is a constant worry for manufacturers. Read this blog to learn seven ways you keep things in balance.
Neeraj Rajpal
Posted: Aug 10, 2020 - 06:25am
Watch this video to learn how easy it is to change or enhance the POS journal in LS Retail
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Aug 07, 2020 - 05:25am
The very cool Enum extension in Business Central, software excellence fueling business performance, and more uses for PowerShell are in this edition of Developer Digest.
Scott Peetz
Posted: Aug 05, 2020 - 06:25am
The new normal brings changes to companies, and the CFO must change along with it. Read this blog to see what the new CFO looks like.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Aug 03, 2020 - 09:40am
The eCommerce market is booming and showing no signs of slowing down. Even if you’re a distributor or a manufacturer, you need to start selling online. This blog series discusses why Amazon is the right partner.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Jul 31, 2020 - 05:56am
Creating a Docker container for Dynamics NAV 2015, change in default email for sending Invoices in BC 16, and the release of BC 2020 Wave 2 plans are some of the topics discussed in this edition of Developer Digest
Neeraj Rajpal
Posted: Jul 29, 2020 - 05:55am
Watch this video to learn how to easily set up POS receipt enhancements in LS Retail.
NAV Insights
Posted: Jul 27, 2020 - 06:15am
Ransomware attacks are a threat to any organization. Read this blog to learn how Microsoft Azure can help.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Jul 24, 2020 - 06:01am
Rebasing in Git, a new artifact model requirement, a report Inspector for Business Central, and more are topics of discussion in this edition of Developer Digest.
Retail Insights
Posted: Jul 22, 2020 - 06:14am
The COVID-19 pandemic is making curbside pickup more valuable to customers and beneficial to retailers.
NAV Insights
Posted: Jul 20, 2020 - 05:45am
July 2020 highlights from experts in the world of Power BI.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Jul 17, 2020 - 05:12am
Periodic Docker image cleanup and the latest Business Central news are covered in this edition of Developer Digest.
Karen Tran
Posted: Jul 15, 2020 - 06:15am
For retailers today, contactless payments offers consumers a safer, cleaner way to pay, as well as speed at checkout.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Jul 13, 2020 - 06:00am
The COVID-19 pandemic taught us to be prepared; here are several ways you can put your business systems to work to ensure business continuity.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Jul 10, 2020 - 05:15am
In this Developer Digest: Checking user permissions on BC objects, a BC Virtual Event recap, and finding out how many users are connected to BC with PowerShell
Jon Long
Posted: Jul 08, 2020 - 05:43am
Take action now to reap the cost-saving benefits of an easier move to future versions of Microsoft Dynamics Business Central by upgrading to BC14.
Karen Tran
Posted: Jul 06, 2020 - 06:08am
Read this blog to learn how to start or improve your eCommerce efforts during COVID-19.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Jul 03, 2020 - 05:14am
Release of BC Wave 1 Cumulative Update 16.2 and upgrading vs deploying cumulative updates are in this Developer Digest.
Neeraj Rajpal
Posted: Jul 01, 2020 - 06:00am
In this video, you’ll learn how you can use the LS Retail Negative Adjustment feature to adjust inventory at the point of sale.
Saurav Dhyani
Posted: Jun 29, 2020 - 05:59am
The Microsoft Dynamics Business Central Spring Release is out. Read this blog to help you decide if you should upgrade or wait.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Jun 26, 2020 - 05:38am
Business Central v16 and the Get-NAVServerSession command, page fields and style properties, and Microsoft standard tests for BC base code are in this edition of Developer Digest
Gwendolynn Massie
Posted: Jun 24, 2020 - 06:17am
Watch this video to learn how to use the Inventory Adjustment Feature in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central
Karen Tran
Posted: Jun 22, 2020 - 06:16am
Learn more about how a brand loyalty program can help your retail business increase quality customer engagement.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Jun 19, 2020 - 05:35am
Generating symbols to publish an AL extension in BC 13 on premises and running BC objects by typing a URL are covered in this edition of Developer Digest.
Constantine Gart
Posted: Jun 17, 2020 - 05:46am
Learn how to use the Non-Inventory Item Card Type, a new feature in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, which fills a gap in the Service Item Type.
NAV Insights
Posted: Jun 15, 2020 - 06:29am
This month's Power BI in Brief blog shares the latest including three fixes for frustrating issues, speeding up slow pivot actions, optimizing dashboards for mobile, and more.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Jun 12, 2020 - 06:00am
Exposing objects to extensions, trojan detected in NavContainerHelper, and AL CodeActions in VSC Marketplace are topics in this edition of Developer Digest.
Gwendolynn Massie
Posted: Jun 10, 2020 - 06:49am
Watch this video to learn how to use the Search, Sort, and Filter features to get to the data you need to find in Microsoft Dynamics Business Central.
Saurav Dhyani
Posted: Jun 08, 2020 - 05:25am
With the great power that is provided with Microsoft Dynamics Business Central, system administrators also have great responsibility with respect to apps.
Suzanne Scanlan
Posted: Jun 05, 2020 - 05:15am
Decoupling functional areas from base BC, using Cod Cop with AL development, and trigger Codeunits in BC16 are discussed in this edition of Developer Digest.
Gwendolynn Massie
Posted: Jun 03, 2020 - 07:37am
Creating new items in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is easy with the Copy Item functionality. See how easy it is to use in this brief video.