Dynamics 365 Business Central: How to quickly get host name from URL via AL

Today I would like share a mini tip, how to quickly get host name from URL via AL.

As you might know, A URL (Uniform Resource Locator) is a unique identifier used to locate a resource on the Internet. And in the Internet, a hostname is a domain name assigned to a host computer.

Source : Dynamics 365 Lab
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Running Business Central in Docker using SQL on the host

This is not my first blog post about how to use SQL Server on the host, but it is definitely the one describing the easiest way to do it. With the latest version of BcContainerHelper you can (with one Run-BcContainer command) create a container which uses SQL Server on the host as database engine for the container.

Source : Freddys blog
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Export C/AL objects as AL from a database on a docker container on a remote host

As you might have figured in quite some sessions, threads and posts, I’m quite fond running docker images on a remote Hyper-V on my laptop. From the moment it was described by Arend Jan, I’m using it. In my opinion, it’s a much better way to run, because Windows Server is so much better in memory management as Windows 10 is (in regards of Docker that is).

Bron : Waldo’s Blog
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Windows Script Host replacements for SHELL and HYPERLINK commands

Dynamics NAV has a couple of commands to execute files, websites or applications. Examples of these commands are SHELL and HYPERLINK. These commands are old and in some situations they will not work at all or not as expected. For example the HYPERLINK function does not work with Escaped characters, like %20 for space, when executed from the Role Tailored Client.

Bron : CompGEEK
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