Publish & Run Current Object from VSCode – with a single command

I’m not writing a blog about every single (new) command in my “CRS AL Language Extension”. But this Sunday, I added an interesting one. One that I should have had created for a long time – but simply didn’t think of it, until Daniel ( explicitly asked for it on GitHub.

Just imagine, you’re building an app, with many pages, and you want to build a page, test it, build the next one, test it .. . You kind have to:
– Publish the app
– Run the object after the app was published

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New Command in My CRS AL Language Extension: Search Object Names

Recently, I came across this post by Jack Mallender. An interesting idea on how to efficiently find AL Objects among your files. It basically comes down to using regex in combination with the global search functionality in VSCode, like (yep, I’m stealing this from Jack’s post – sorry, Jack ;-)):

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Uplift Data from C/Side objects to an AL extension

One of the biggest headaches right now, is the missing feature for move data from a C/AL table to an extension table without having to do export and import, RapidStart Packages or other funky operations. The idea behind my method is to avoid too much data copying and instead rely on a Rube Goldberg’sk series of SQL rename operations.

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Enum Object in Business Central – How to create and how to extend!

Since the dawn of Business Central Era (2nd April 2018 – Today), there are many new data types introduced by Microsoft. One such data type is Enum(Enumeration). Essentially, what enumeration is having a single select value with multiple options at a given time!

Well, I know what your thinking what about the ‘Option’ data type.
Anyways, enough of talking let’s just dive in!

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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).

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