NAV Development Tools Preview – April Update

Welcome to the April update for the Developer Preview. Again this month we’ve been working on a lot of exciting stuff. Check out the list of what’s new below. – Query and XmlPort objects have been added to the compiler. – This update contains a conversion tool that allows you to take existing Dynamics NAV…

New integrated portal for Azure Functions

I’m excited to announce a new integrated portal experience for Azure Functions, which provides a more streamlined experience that is more integrated with the rest of the Azure Portal. It’s now much easier to manage one or more Function Apps.


Azure Functions now has direct integration with Application Insights

Today we’re encouraging everyone to go give Azure Functions’ Application Insights integration a try. You can find full instructions and notes on how it works at Now it takes (nearly) zero effort to add Application Insights to your Azure Functions and immediately unlock a powerful tool for monitoring your applications. A note of caution…


Announcing Azure Functions OpenAPI (Swagger) support preview

Today we are announcing preview support for editing and hosting OpenAPI 2.0 (Swagger) metadata in Azure Functions. API authoring is a popular application of Functions, and Swagger metadata allows a whole network of Swagger compliant software to easily integrate with those APIs. We are adding a Swagger template generator to create a quickstart Swagger file from…


Roadmap for the generator-team-services-extension

We have a lot of innovation in store for the generator-team-services-extension and are open to accept your ideas and/or contributions. Here’s our proposed prioritisation and ambitious roadmap:  S116 (current 3-week sprint) Review the template extension architecture Add tfx-cli scripts into package.json Update the template extension architecture Extend Yo generator extension templates Generate Dashboard Widget Improvements…


Open sourcing the MSTest Test Framework

A couple of months ago I blogged about open sourcing the VS Test platform.  In that post, I talked about the numerous test frameworks that it supports, on of the most popular ones being MSTest.  I also foreshadowed our plan to also open source MSTest V2.  Today I’m happy to announce that we have open…


NAV Development Tools Preview – March Update

Welcome to the March update for the Developer Preview. We continue to fix bugs reported by you on our GitHub issues list ( and made other improvements. To get an updated image you can see the original blog post or jump to the Azure Gallery signup at You can see a list of what’s new below….


Generate Team Services extension starter kit with the Yeoman generator VSTS-EXT

We’ve been developing extensions for the Visual Studio Marketplace for a while. An observation we’ve made is that we have spent a lot of time building basic extension architectures, managing the latest version of the SDK and typing, creating consistent folder structures, and configuring manifests. “Never let humans do a computer’s job” – Donovan Brown…


Announcing the Preview of Modern Development Tools for Dynamics NAV

In this blog, we’re excited to introduce you to the new tools you’ll use to build extensions and apps in and for Dynamics NAV. This December preview is meant as an appetizer and way for you to try out what we have so far. We’ve been looking forward to showing you what the new tools…