http://aka.ms/navdemodeploy – under the hood

You might be wondering what actually is happening when you navigate to http://aka.ms/navdemodeploy, so I thought I would lift the hood and show you what is underneath. Short URL As you probably know, the aka.ms Short URL’s are just simple redirects and the navdemodeploy is redirecting to: https://portal.azure.com/#create/Microsoft.Template/uri/https%3A%2F%2Fraw.githubusercontent.com%2FNAVDEMO%2FNAV2017%2Fmaster%2Fdeploydemo.json Looking a little closer, this is actually…

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http://aka.ms/navdemodeploy – using PowerShell

It is part of my DNA, that no matter how easy things have become, it can always become easier. In this post, I have stated, that the easiest way to create a NAV 2017 environment on Azure is using http://aka.ms/navdemodeploy. But what if you want to create the same environment again and again or you…

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One NAV 2017 on Azure – Loaded please…

There is a huge difference in ordering a baked potato and a loaded baked potato. The potato is the same, but it just becomes so much better will all the add-ons. So, how would you like your NAV 2017 on Azure? NAV 2017 on Azure, Loaded please… of course:-) This blog post is a visual…

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Updates to the Azure Gallery Image… – kind of…

Note: Updated on November 16th with info on the Excel Add-In Note: Update on November 18th with info on PowerApps and Flow. The Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017 Image on Azure has been live for a few weeks and I have received a lot of feedback that it is very hard to setup the new things…

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Connecting to NAV Web Services from PHP- take 2

Back in the days – January 19th 2010 to be exact, I wrote a blog post on how to connect to NAV Web Services from PHP here. Web Services was fairly new and there wasn’t a lot of info out there on how to do things. The “old” blog post has been read over 76.000…

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The Microsoft Dynamics NAV Image in the Azure Gallery

By now, we have had a Microsoft Dynamics NAV Image in the public Azure Gallery for 1-2 years and just last week, we shipped the Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017 image and also the Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 Cumulative Update 13 is now available in the gallery. What is it? In essence, it is just a…

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Connecting to NAV Web Services from the Cloud–part 5 out of 5

If you haven’t already read part 4 (and the prior parts) you should do so here, before continuing to read this post. In this post, I am going to create a small Windows Phone 7 application, which basically will be a phone version of the sidebar gadgets from this post. When we are done, your…

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Connecting to NAV Web Services from the Cloud–part 4 out of 5

If you haven’t already read part 3 you should do so here, before continuing to read this post. By now you have seen how to create a WCF Service Proxy connected to NAV with an endpoint hosted on the Servicebus (Windows Azure AppFabric). By now, I haven’t written anything about security yet and the Proxy1…

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Connecting to NAV Web Services from the Cloud–part 3 out of 5

If you haven’t already read part 2 you should do so here, before continuing to read this post. In part 2 I talked about how to connect to my locally installed NAV Web Service Proxy from anywhere in the world and towards the end, I promised that I would explain how the proxy was build….

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Connecting to NAV Web Services from the Cloud–part 2 out of 5

If you haven’t already read part 1 you should do so here, before continuing to read this post. In part 1 I showed how a service reference plus two lines of code: var client = new Proxy1.ProxyClassClient("NetTcpRelayBinding_IProxyClass"); Console.WriteLine(client.GetCustomerName("10000")); could extract data from my locally installed NAV from anywhere in the world. Let’s start by explaining…

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