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…

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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 (https://github.com/Microsoft/AL/issues) and made other improvements. To get an updated image you can see the original blog post or jump to the Azure Gallery signup at http://aka.ms/navdeveloperpreview. You can see a list of what’s new below….

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NAV Development Tools Preview – February Update

Welcome to the February update for the Developer Preview. As in the last two updates, we’ve fixed bugs reported by you on our GitHub issues list (https://github.com/Microsoft/AL/issues) and made other improvements.  You can see a list of what’s new below. – Finishing your design work in the client now offers two options on saving, allowing you…

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How to implement a Copy Loop in Word report layouts

We in the EMEA Customer Support and Services team receive from time to time a request to implement the Copy Loop feature as it has been for RDLC and/or Classic Client reports. Basically, implementing a copy loop means giving the user the capability to choose one or more copies of a specific document to be…

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NAV Development Tools Preview – January Update

We’ve been bowled over by the positive comments from the community supporting this development effort. The team has read every suggestion, bug submitted, and idea and we’re enthusiastic that you’re so interested. That’s why we’re even happier to announce an update to the developer tools preview. The update will be applied automatically to the Azure Gallery…

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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…

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More Information About the Developer Preview for Dynamics NAV

In September, we announced that we would release a preview of the developer tools that will let a new generation of developers start building extensions for Dynamics NAV and Dynamics 365 for Financials. In this blog post we’ll talk a bit more about what’s coming and how you can use it. Tell me more! Later…

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How to test your event subscriptions

Many developers have started using the events that are raised in Dynamics NAV, and some have even started adding events to their solutions. There is some concern that a subscription will break if the interface of an event is changed. As a developer, you can verify that the subscription is active by running page 9510,…

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Dynamics NAV 2017: Creating New Opportunities

Let’s talk about the new opportunities that Dynamics NAV 2017 brings. Developing Extensions Dynamics NAV 2017 includes many new capabilities for developing extensions: Support for additional object types You can include reports, XMLports, and queries in your extension along with new custom report templates. For more information, see Extension Packages Capability Support Matrix. Support for .NET…

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New TimeStamp fields in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016

In Dynamics NAV 2016, you may have noticed that a new field has shown up in the development environment: Timestamp. We mentioned this in the What’s New topic in the MSDN Library, but here is a bit of background. Since the first version of the SQL Server option for Dynamics NAV, every Dynamics NAV table has…