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Submitted by Suzanne Scanlan on 27 March 2020

ArcherPoint Dynamics NAV / Business Central Developer Digest - Vol 286

ArcherPoint Dynamics NAV and BC Developer Digest Blog

The Dynamics NAV and Business Central community, including the ArcherPoint technical staff, is made up of developers, project managers, and consultants who are constantly communicating, with the common goal of  sharing helpful information with one another to help customers be more successful.

As they run into issues and questions, find the answers, and make new discoveries, they post them on blogs, forums, social media...so everyone can benefit. We in Marketing watch these interactions and never cease to be amazed by the creativity, dedication, and brainpower we’re so fortunate to have in this community—so we thought, wouldn’t it be great to share this great information with everyone who might not have the time to check out the multitude of resources out there? So, the ArcherPoint Microsoft Dynamics NAV Developer Digest was born. Each week, we present a collection of thoughts and findings from NAV/BC experts and devotees around the world. We hope these insights will benefit you, too.

Cumulative Updates for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central and Dynamics NAV

Here are the latest update links:

The Impact of Microsoft Dynamics Business Central on Dynamics NAV Resellers

It has much to do with the ability for developers to make the shift, according to Mark Brummel in his post, Business Central; Developers, Developers, Developers.

Taking a Deep Dive into AL

ArcherPoint’s Divyesh Chitte has posted a series of blogs that take a deep dive into AL, developing functionality using VS Code to write an extension for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central. You can start with the first post, Customer Requirements for AL Development for MSDYN365BC, and find links to the rest of the series there.

Dependency Propagation in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

Stefano Dmiliani has shared about a new “proxy app” introduced with D365BC version 15.3 that uses a new property called propagateDependencies. Learn more about this new application and property in the post, Dynamics 365 Business Central: Something More About Dependency Propagation.

Bringing Smartness to Business Central Using Queries

Steven Renders offers the use of queries to help improve performance in Business Central and make it even smarter with a smaller footprint. Read his post on Using the Power of Queries to Bring Some Smartness into Business Central for all the details. 

Exchange Server and Microsoft Dynamics NAV

The Navteam has been testing Exchange Server 2019 with Dynamics NAV and has announced compatibility findings in their post, Exchange Server and Dynamics NAV. Check it out!

Developer Joke of the Day

Kyle shares this:

Why do developers like dark mode?  

Because light attracts bugs. 

(ba-dum-tsh) 

 

If you are interested in Dynamics NAV and Business Central development, be sure to see our collection of NAV/BC Development Blogs.

Read the "How To" blogs from ArcherPoint for practical advice on using Microsoft Dynamics NAV and Dynamics 365 Business Central.

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