Disassembly in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 Assembly Management

Assembly Management was released as part of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013, and it includes a set of features designed for companies that supply products to their customers bycombining components in simple processes, such as assembly, light manufacturing, and kitting. Kitting and Assembly Management Before the Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 release, customers and partners in selected…


Partners Meet Customer Demand for Faster Implementation

“Our setup time is down from more than a week to only a few hours using RapidStart Services for Microsoft Dynamics NAV” RapidStart Services for Microsoft Dynamics NAV has helped Microsoft partner, Abakion, deploy their Purchase Order Management solution much faster. A standard setup used to take them over a week. With RapidStart Services, implementation…


Technical videos for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013

The Microsoft Dynamics NAV support team have posted videos on YouTube that illustrate various aspects of deployment and configuration of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013, including tips for how to extend the core product. You can share the videos with other partners, and with your customers – they are the same videos that our internal supporters…


Reading and Writing Unicode Files using C/AL

Hello, We have had some partner suggestion for adding Unicode capabilities to the existing Microsoft Dynamics NAV File functions. What we recommend is to use .NET Interop to achieve this functionality. For example, you can use an instance of the System.IO.StreamWriter class to write to an OutStream or the System.IO.StreamReader class to read from an InStream. You…


Bio – Soumya Dutta

Soumya Dutta is a Software Development Engineer at Microsoft and has designed, developed and tested code in the Supply Chain area of Dynamics NAV for the last 10 years.  Having been on the Sustained Engineering team, he has gathered much experience in knowing how NAV is used by partners and customers. He has been involved…


Writing Unit Tests in C/AL

What is a unit?A unit is any code that encapsulates an implementation. It could be one or a combination of individual functions or triggers.Thus, a unit could also refer to a local function. A unit, from the C/AL perspective, has the following: Inputs: Database state, input parameters, global variables Outputs: Return values, Parameters passed as…


Hotfix Overview Pages for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 Now Available

Overview pages of released platform hotfixes and application hotfixes for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 are now available on PartnerSource and CustomerSource at the following links: PartnerSource: Overview of Released Platform Hotfixes for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 Overview of Released Application Hotfixes for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 CustomerSource: Overview of Released Platform Hotfixes for Microsoft Dynamics NAV…


How to Get your ERP System Up and Running in No Time

Introducing RapidStart Services for Microsoft Dynamics NAV If the phrase “IT implementation project” makes your palms sweat and your heart beat faster, this blog entry should be good news. It’s about a new service that we developed as a direct result of customer feedback. We listened when customers told us that a simpler and faster…


Assembly Management versus Manufacturing in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013

As many of you may know, Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 includes a new application feature called Assembly Management. It is described as a set of features designed for companies that supply products to their customers by combining components in simple processes, such as assembly, light manufacturing, and kitting. At this point it may be tempting…


Impact of Classic Runtime Stack Removal on Third-Party Tools

In Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013, the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Classic Client has been renamed to the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Development Environment. We did this not only because we like long product names but because we want to call attention to the fact that the development environment is now specifically repurposed to developers only. C/SIDE (Client…