The most obvious limitation of the AL Test Runner extension for VS Code has been that you need to run VS Code on the Docker host machine. That’s fine for us because we do all our development on local Docker containers but I’m aware that this isn’t everyone’s preferred process.
While NAV TechDays 2019 was an amazing conference with a lot of highlights and interesting news, one to me clearly stood out: The announcement that Business Central will get interfaces as part of the AL programming language. I was very happy about that, as my immediate reaction shows:
Preparing for my first workshops at NAVTechDays, I had been thinking about which tasks should I give to the developers. Since the workshops were named from Zero to App on AppSource, I started to write the small script with exercises. And the word zero in here crucial. I assumed that AL for them is something new.
So now – “let’s get started” with ..
Why would I rename all my AL-files?
Well – because of Microsoft and their new (upcoming) code analysis rule about file name conventions. You might already have complied with their previous conventions, and … they will change. Even better: they actually already changed .. Just read here:
Today, I was working on new Merging for Upgrade to Business central and i came across FACTBOX in Business Central. So i thought of sharing this with you.
Factbox area is normally located on the Left side of the page and is used to display content including other pages, charts, and system parts such as Notes, and Links.
Recently someone asked me, what’s wrong with me report, it’s not showing me the correct data?
After investigating I noticed that the report used filters, applied in several different ways and that the expected data was not showing up in the dataset, and then of course it was also not displayed in the layout.