Yesterday, a very good webinar on Preview of Development Tools for Microsoft Dynamics NAV has been delivered by NAV Skills and team. If you haven’t got chance to attain it then you can find full recording of this session on YouTube.
With Dynamics 365 for Financials which shares platform capabilities with Dynamics NAV Microsoft is introducing a new development platform. This webinar introduces the concepts and shares experiences about the preview.
Looks very promising future of Microsoft AL in Visual Studio Code…
Today, Microsoft announced the new tools 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.
The tools that you’ll be using come in two flavors and both are available in preview from today.
The in-client designer
Make an extension in the client itself. Business consultants and UX designers will love using this drag-and-drop interface. Rearrange fields, rename groups, and reposition elements to build a perfect extension to support an industry-specific solution or implement a business process optimization.
Visual Studio Code
Use the AL Extension for NAV in Visual Studio Code to build powerful extensions based on tables, pages, and codeunits using the new objects: Page Extensions and Table Extensions. Follow this route to build rich extensions that reuse and extend core business logic in your application.
Last week Microsoft launched code sample HelloWorld repo for developing extensions to Dynamics NAV. This is just a overview of how we will develop in future using #VisualStudioCode. This repo contains AL language code samples for developing extensions on the Dynamics NAV platform.
Some screens from AL language code sample.
First public preview is available now and you can download it from https://github.com/Microsoft/AL The full version of this new Visual Studio Code development environment is available on this Christmas. Mean while you can download the sample and stay updated…
Since the Dynamics 365 for Financials product has a code base derived from Dynamics NAV, the Dynamics NAV documentation and KB articles may provide helpful explanations on specific tasks and topics. Here are some sources:
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