Performance of Test Code

Let’s talk about the performance of the test code that we write for Business Central. What do I mean by “performance” and how can we improve it?

Defining “Performance”
Obviously, before we set out to improve something we need to have an idea of what it is we’re trying to optimise for. I’m coming to think of the performance of test code in a couple of key ways:

Source : James Pearson
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Live sharing your AL code directly in the browser

In this terrible period where COVID-19 is changing our days (and our life) and where homeworking is becoming a must, I think it could be helpful for some of you to know that Microsoft has opened the preview of a nice Visual Studio Live Share feature. I think that many of you knows what is Visual Studio Live Share, if not please read this post I’we written two years ago.

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Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central: How To Set A Purchasing Code Default On The Item Card Record

Users of Dynamics NAV often requested the ability to set a purchasing code default on the item card record. We have good news: Microsoft Business Central has this useful functionality! View this brief video to see this easy-to-use feature that will save your order entry personnel time every day.

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Code Management with GIT: Azure DevOps (Part 2)

Last month we wrote about AL Code Management with GIT and how to set up it along with one additional tool named GitExtensions. This month we continue this series with the Remote repository with Azure DevOps and a short guide on how to use GIT in daily development. We hope you will have a good read!

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AL Code Management with GIT (Part 1)

Probably most of you heard about AL code management with GIT, which is one of the most popular tools for this purpose. As you know, in the previous versions of NAV, you could use GIT, but in most cases, you needed some third party Addin. With AL and Visual studio code, we finally get native integration with GIT. In these two articles series, I‘m going to talk about how to start using these amazing tools.

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Extracting All The M Code From A Power BI Dataset Using The DISCOVER_M_EXPRESSIONS DMV

DMVs (Dynamic Management Views) are, as the Analysis Services documentation states, “queries that return information about model objects, server operations, and server health”. They’re also available in Azure Analysis Service, Power BI and Power Pivot and are useful for a variety of reasons, for example for generating documentation.

Source : Chris Webb’s BI Blog
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