One of the significant limitations we face when upgrading to Business Central’s SaaS environment is our local or server’s file system usage. Various NAV or BC solutions often use the file system to save files for archiving purposes or to be processed later by an automated job.
Have you ever had the need or the requirement to create a graphical diagram of the building blocks of your extension? Personally, a lot of time.
I think that explaining an overall solution architecture with a diagram is something that sometimes can help a lot. I personally use diagrams or UML notations a lot during the architectural phase of a software solution or a cloud solution (that involves different entities).
Dynamics 365 Business Central is now one of the available endpoints in Microsoft Graph and I think this is a great way (and alternative to standard APIs) for interacting with the platform.
To work with Dynamics 365 Business Central in Microsoft Graph, you first need to change your D365BC user’s permission in Graph and then enable the Financials.ReadWrite.All permission scope. Here I’m using the Graph Explorer tool:
Mini graphs (might be a misnomer – ‘mini charts’ may have been more accurate (am I right, native speakers?); I think Microsoft Excel calls them ‘sparklines’) could be a great way to quickly display data trends in situations where the precise data values are of secondary importance. The objects below help you display such data inside a Microsoft Dynamics NAV repeater page control.
In this walkthrough, you will transfer data for top 10 Customers Sales Contribution to Microsoft Excel and create a graph. This example shows how to handle enumerations by creating a graph in Excel that shows the distribution of Sales by Customer. You will run the codeunit directly from Object Designer.