Power BI Custom Format String Examples, Part 2: Dates And Times

In my last post I showed lots of examples of how Power BI’s new custom format string feature can be used to format numbers. This post, looking at dates and times, will be a bit different for two reasons: there are a lot more useful examples of custom date and time formats built into Power BI Desktop, and some of the format placeholders listed in the VBA documentation aren’t supported in Power BI.

Source : Chris Webb’s BI Blog
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Publishing a New Base Application

I think I have mentioned before, that I strongly recommend partners to use the extension model and create extensions, which can be published, installed and upgraded much easier then code customizations.

Having said that, I know that there are partners out there for who AL code customizations will be the right stepping stone towards adapting an extension model.

Source : Freddys Blog
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MSDYN365BC – OnPrem Custom Font with Web Client

Yesterday we stuck with an issue for a customer which we recently upgraded to Business Central 13.x on-prem. It took time to find the solution so I thought to share a solution with everyone.

Issue Description – Report using custom Barcode Font does not work with Web client but works with the windows client.

Source : Saurav Dhyani
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Dynamics 365 Business Central on-premise: checking extension’s status via Powershell

An interesting question pops out yesterday: with Dynamics 365 Business Central on-premise, how can I programmatically check if a particular extension is installed or not?

The standard Powershell command (in the Microsoft.Dynamics.Nav.Apps.Management module) that gets informations about an extension in a specified Business Central Server instance is the Get-NAVAppInfo cmdlet (more info about it here).

Source : Stefano Demiliani
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Business Central AI Demos and Hands-ons

Those of you who know me, know that a big part of what I do is delivering talks at conferences. Talks, workshops, demos, that kind of stuff. More often than not, quite a lot of time goes into preparation of demos and labs, and also more often than not, the stuff that I prepare just remains in the digital piles of my Dropbox, and fades into oblivion.

Source : Vjeko.com
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