Running tests in Business Central Online Sandbox environments

For quite some time, it has been possible to run automated tests in Docker using the Run-TestsInBcContainer function and it is my strong belief that this is used by a lot of partners today. Since 17.2, the Test Runner is available in Online Business Central Sandbox environments for installation from AppSource. From Extension Marketplace, you can install the Test Runner, open page 130451 and run your test manually. With BcContainerHelper 2.0.4 or later, you can also run tests in online sandbox environments, this blog post explains how.

Source : Freddys blog
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Publishing apps to a Business Central Online Environment

There are 2 kinds of apps: AppSource Apps and Per Tenant Extensions (PTEs). These apps can be installed in the global scope in two kinds of environments: Sandbox and Production. In Sandbox environments you can also install apps to the development scope (like what VS Code does).

Source : Freddys blog
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Dynamics 365 Business Central: point in time restore of a Production environment

Yesterday Microsoft has officially released one of the most requested feature for the Dynamics 365 Business Central SaaS environment: point in time restore for environments.

If you access your tenant’s Admin Center and select an environment, now you can see the following option:

Source : Stefano Demiliani
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How to Leverage Visual Studio Online and Azure Pipelines to migrate your development environment to the Cloud!

With my previous blog, I had explained how to configure CI/CD for Microsoft Dynamics Business Central. The only drawback when it comes to developing in VS Code Online is that it works with Base Operating System as Linux. Which implies that the ALC(Application Language Compiler) built for Windows has to also work on Linux but it doesn’t.

Source : Olister Rumao
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How To: Correct the Issue of the Microsoft Business Central Developer Environment Crashing While Opening the C/AL Editor

When you’re developing in C/AL in Business Central/NAV 2018, you might run into this issue: You want to edit the code in an object through the Developer Environment, and the Application automatically crashes or closes without displaying an error message. This occurs when you open a Codeunit or click on C/AL editor in a Page/Table, and it occurs only when you are designing the object and go to C/AL code by hitting F9.

Source : ArcherPoint
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