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Jamie Hanno Posted: Jun 24 2019 - 5:30am

Date fields on Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018 sales orders can be confusing if you’re not familiar with how NAV uses the fields. Used correctly, they can improve sales and setting customer expectations. Learn more in this blog.

Suzanne Scanlan Posted: Jun 21 2019 - 5:39am

Converting CAL to AL, May 2019 cumulative updates for Dynamics NAV, using the FILTERGROUP function, web client printing, and more are in this week’s Developer Digest blog.

Senthil Varatharajan Posted: Jun 19 2019 - 5:28am

In the first blog of a 4-part series on file handling in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, you’ll learn how to export to Excel and download a file.

Ric Derdeyn Posted: Jun 17 2019 - 6:04am

Date fields on Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017 purchase orders can be confusing, but used correctly, they can improve purchase order processing. Learn more in this blog.

Suzanne Scanlan Posted: Jun 14 2019 - 6:13am

Configuring the Excel add-in for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017, a tip if you’re having trouble with the service tier in Docker container, and a cautionary tale of a SIM port hack.

Jamie Hanno Posted: Jun 12 2019 - 5:30am

For employees that track time, read this blog to learn how to set up and use time sheets in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018 

Anupa Harikumar Posted: Jun 10 2019 - 5:47am

Learn how to use different data types in AL programming for Dynamics Business Central On Premises – Dictionary, RecordID, RecordRef, and BigText data types.

Suzanne Scanlan Posted: Jun 7 2019 - 5:10am

A discussion around unique packing requirements for a client and a setting change in Visual Studio Code to sync versus recreate

Greg Kaupp Posted: Jun 5 2019 - 5:03am

Learn about changes to Dynamics 365 Business Central licensing and how you can gain access to D365BC in the cloud.

Jamie Hanno Posted: Jun 3 2019 - 5:56am

Need to better control job costs and prices in Dynamics NAV or Business Central? Use Jobs and Work Type Codes.

Suzanne Scanlan Posted: May 31 2019 - 6:08am

Accessing any table in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, setting up Business Central sales and inventory forecasting, Visual Studio Team Explorer, and the joke of the day.

Anupa Harikumar Posted: May 29 2019 - 5:55am

In this blog, you’ll learn how to send an email by using PowerShell scripts.

Jim Benson Posted: May 27 2019 - 8:06am

Directions North America 2019 came and went without much fanfare. Read why that’s a good thing.

Suzanne Scanlan Posted: May 24 2019 - 5:57am

This week, we investigate a report compile error involving Tablix, share a new book on automated testing in Dynamics 365 Business Central, and ponder whether or not we should make C/AL code look like AL code.

NAV Insights Posted: May 22 2019 - 6:38am

On-premise ERP solutions are capable, but they don’t offer some of the big benefits you can get with ERP in the cloud. Here are 4 reasons you should consider moving your ERP to the cloud.

Keerthana Shanmugam Posted: May 20 2019 - 5:49am

Do you need to customize Microsoft Dynamics Business Central on premises? Read this blog to learn how to do it using the String function. 

Suzanne Scanlan Posted: May 17 2019 - 5:46am

Explaining Docker container isolation and how it’s done, a warning for Docker users performing Windows 10 updates, and Microsoft’s announcements of its Fluid Framework and Visual Studio Online tools.

Elly Combow Posted: May 15 2019 - 5:31am

Read this blog to learn how to create custom replicating rows in Jet Reports without referencing your data directly using the NL Rows function.

Keerthana Shanmugam Posted: May 13 2019 - 6:23am

Do you need to customize Microsoft Dynamics Business Central on premises? Read this blog to learn how to do it using AL Keywords, specifically the MAXSTRLEN keyword.

Suzanne Scanlan Posted: May 10 2019 - 5:47am

In this edition of Developer Digest, we share some fun comic strips and a conversation to make you think about what you are developing for, plus we introduce the “consulting corner.”

NAV Insights Posted: May 8 2019 - 5:36am

Learn two ways to create a new job that includes budgets in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central.

Suzanne Scanlan Posted: May 6 2019 - 5:19am

Reporting on your ERP data is just the beginning. Move into business intelligence and beyond with predictive modeling via corporate performance management.

Suzanne Scanlan Posted: May 3 2019 - 6:00am

Order of variables list, D365BC web client filtering, and Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central 14, BC14 are covered in this edition of Developer Digest.

Anupa Harikumar Posted: May 1 2019 - 5:20am

There are two ways to develop an extension in Dynamics Business Central; read this blog for how to use the Event Recorder. 

NAV Insights Posted: Apr 29 2019 - 5:52am

Distributors already need to have some eCommerce connectivity, but those who will prosper are adapting the eCommerce business model. Read this blog to learn how.

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