Tag: AL development

Cumulative Update for Business Central Wave 2

Cumulative Update includes all application and platform hotfixes and regulatory features that have been released for Microsoft Dynamics Business Central Wave 2 2019 Release

Download update from below

Update 15.3 for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central 2019 Release Wave 2

Warning

Before you install a cumulative update in a production environment, take the following precautions:

  1. Test the cumulative update in a non-production environment.
  2. Make a backup of the system or computer where the cumulative update is to be installed.

Stay tuned for more updates…

Business Central 2020 Wave 1

Microsoft reveals plan for business central with upcoming release 2020 Wave 1

This release comes with lot of new enhancement and features which will make business central more fun to work with.Listing few of them features.


AL interfaces
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365-release-plan/2020wave1/dynamics365-business-central/al-interfaces
Look up events and insert event subscriber in codehttps://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365-release-plan/2020wave1/dynamics365-business-central/lookup-events-insert-event-subscriber-code
Ability to refactor a field from a table to a table extensionhttps://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365-release-plan/2020wave1/dynamics365-business-central/ability-refactor-field-table-table-extension
Application version for aliasing base applicationhttps://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365-release-plan/2020wave1/dynamics365-business-central/application-version-aliasing-base-application
Enhanced customer and vendor document layouthttps://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365-release-plan/2020wave1/dynamics365-business-central/enhanced-customer-vendor-document-layout
Multiple languageshttps://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365-release-plan/2020wave1/dynamics365-business-central/multiple-languages
Expanded country and regional availabilityhttps://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365-release-plan/2020wave1/dynamics365-business-central/expanded-country-regional-availability
Migrate data from Business Central 14.x on-premises to Business Central 15.x onlinehttps://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365-release-plan/2020wave1/dynamics365-business-central/migrate-data-business-central-14.x-on-premises-business-central-15.x-online
Disable export of data to Excelhttps://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365-release-plan/2020wave1/dynamics365-business-central/disable-export-data-excel
Improved load time for pageshttps://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365-release-plan/2020wave1/dynamics365-business-central/improved-load-time-pages
Improvements to data entryhttps://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365-release-plan/2020wave1/dynamics365-business-central/improvements-data-entry

Unhide parts on a page
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365-release-plan/2020wave1/dynamics365-business-central/unhide-parts-page

Import profiles and UI customizations
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365-release-plan/2020wave1/dynamics365-business-central/import-profiles-ui-customizations
Business Central integration with Common Data Servicehttps://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365-release-plan/2020wave1/dynamics365-business-central/business-central-integration-common-data-service

Collapse and expand document lines
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365-release-plan/2020wave1/dynamics365-business-central/collapse-expand-document-lines

Looking forward for this change.

For more details visit

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365-release-plan/2020wave1/dynamics365-business-central/planned-features

Business Central : Deprecated and Obsolete Fields

With the new version of business central wave 2 ,number of fields have been deprecated or obsolete

1) Fields moved to an extension by Microsoft

2) Fields marked as Obsolete:Pending

3) Fields no longer in use in Microsoft code

Impact of this is to refactor your solution as soon as possible

For more information of which field get deprecated visit this link Deprecated Fields

Hope this will help you…

CU02 for Business Central Spring Release 2019

Cumulative Update includes all application and platform hotfixes and regulatory features that have been released for Microsoft Dynamics NAV.

Microsoft Dynamics Business Central Spring Release CU 01 :- BCCU02

Warning

Before you install a cumulative update in a production environment, take the following precautions:

  1. Test the cumulative update in a non-production environment.
  2. Make a backup of the system or computer where the cumulative update is to be installed.

Stay tuned for more updates…

How to search Pages using Additional Search Terms in Business Central

All of you aware of ‘Tell Me‘ features of business central where you can search pages ,reports by key in name .

Today we will see how to search page apart from default page name .

To achieve this we need to add additional parameters in list pages as follows

Compile the object and search the page using additional terms in web client

Now from web client search the page using additional terms defined in list page

Hope this will help you

Stay tuned for more..

How to Create Unique Keys in AL Development/Business Central

Spring Release 2019 of business central comes up with new features for creating unique keys

Today we will see how to create unique keys in table

While creating second keys you can add an additional parameters said ‘Unique’. This will not allow duplicate values in the field where unique parameter is mentioned.

Now we will see this validation works on business central. Here we are trying put same description which is throwing error because of unique key.

You can define multiple unique keys in one table.

Points to Remember

  • Field can have empty value that means empty value is also value.
  • Not supported in table extensions.

Hope this will help you ..

How to Create Views in AL Development/Business Central

Now you all are aware the importance of creating views in windows client as it save the time of applying filters on the list of records. You can save the view with required filters and use it for future as it show the required data based on saved filters which improves productivity of users

Today we will see how we can create views in AL language.

Following examples illustrates how to create view from item list where inventory is greater than 10000.

In this example create new profile and added views in item list as below

Even you can apply more filters and order by also. As well as you can modify the page layout for the views as per your requirement

Publish the extension and open the business central web client .From setting change the profile and go to item List.

In the above picture you can see views has been added into the item list. Once you click on that view you can see the details as per define in views.

Following points need to remember.

  1. Can not use variables and methods .Can use only table fields
  2. Can not create new page controls from view.
  3. You can modify views from extension or customizations.

Hope you like this way of creating views in business central .Anyhow in upcoming versions there will option available on web client to create views as like windows client.

Cheers….

What’s new in the Spring 2019 release of Dynamics 365 Business Central?

With the release of spring version new features added/updated in Dynamics Business Central.

  • Application Enhancements
    • Longer name and descriptions across business central . It is increased from 50 characters to 100 characters.
    • Multiple Item selections for Sales & Purchase documents.
    • Merge Duplicate customers, Vendors and contacts.
    • Bulk Import of Item Pictures.
    • View Item ,customer and vendor descriptions in Ledger entries.
  • Save and Personalized List views
  • Focus mode on document pages.
  • AutoSave Indicator
  • Page Inspector.
  • Improvements in Scrolling lists.
  • Customize the theme
  • Application as an App
  • Force Sync when deploying applications
  • Multiple objects ID Ranges in app.json
  • Multiple unique keys
  • Increased Maximum length of texts and code fields, variables and text constants.
  • Event Runtime optimization :- It is now 1.5. to 2.5 times faster

Many more features are there in this new version.

Stay tuned for more.

Business Central 2019 Spring Release Available to Download

While Directions Asia 2019 getting wrap up we have spring release of Business Central available to download

You can download from following links

Microsoft Business Central Spring 2019 Release

Lets try and blog about new features

Cheers