Everybody loves the power of CalcDate, but what about calculating time? In this video, I set out to create a CalcTime function that gives the same power as CalcDate. Check out the video:
Tag Archives: AL
Show Microsoft translations when hovering over field names in VS Code
This post is especially interesting for the people whose native language is not English. Do you know the feeling? You are looking at the source code of some .al object and you come across a field name that means absolutely nothing to you. It would be helpful for you if you could see the translation of this field name into your native language.
Create your own field masking in AL
In this video, I show how you can create a custom mask for a field, either for protecting information or for formatting. Check it out:
Welcome to the bleeding edge with AL and VS Code
Both VS Code and the AL compiler give you the opportunity to try out the next version. In this video, I show how you can join the bleeding edge without getting into too much trouble. Check out the video:
Analyze (the lack of) Partial Records with Business Central Telemetry
I’ve been working with Business Central Telemetry a lot the last coulple of months, having to deal with deadlocks and such. And while doing so, quite some new ideas came to mind that I’d like to investigate by means of Telemetry.
Closing Dates, the forgotten magic dates in AL
One of the secrets of why FlowFields can work together with closing the income statement is called a Closing Date. Check the video on what a closing date actually is and how it works:
Business Central 2023 wave 1 (BC22): Attach AL debugger to active session or next session (Specific user)
Just as with the snapshot debugger, attach the AL debugger to either an existing running session or to the next session for the specific user. In both cases, this is set up by specifying a session ID or a user ID in the launch.json attach configuration.