Introduction to Testing Dynamics BC Requests with Postman

Microsoft Dynamics Business Central (Dynamics BC) is a powerful enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution that streamlines business processes, manages financials, and aids in decision-making. To ensure that Dynamics BC functions works seamlessly and efficiently, thorough testing of its APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) is crucial. Postman, a popular API testing tool, can greatly simplify the process of testing and interacting with Dynamics BC’s APIs.

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How To Connect To External APIs From Business Central (HTTP Request)

In today’s dynamic business landscape, organizations rely on a multitude of data sources to drive their operations. From external databases and data warehouses to online stores and services.

One of the easiest and most common ways of connecting them to Business Central is to use the APIs these sources of information provide. So, with some simple code, we can interact with external resources to exchange information.

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Sales APIs returns error in a read-only request

Apparently, the PowerBI connector is adding the header Data-Access-Intent: ReadOnly to requests when loading data from Business Central. While this is a good practice in general for GET requests, you may run into an error message with the sales APIs. This applies to salesQuotes, salesOrders and salesInvoices.

Source : Kauffmann @ Dynamics 365 Business Central
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Resolve Merge Conflicts using “Pull Request Merge Conflicts” Microsoft DevOps Extension

While there are different ways and tools to handle the issue, in this post we will use a Microsoft standard extensions for DevOps to resolve merge conflicts within Azure DevOps. The extension is called “Azure DevOps Pull Request Merge Conflicts” and is available in the marketplace (free).

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Send HTTP request with the Performance Toolkit

With the Performance Toolkit you can test your performance inside Business Central. But in the modern world Business Central is not on his own. There are dozens of interactions with other systems. And you want to test that also for your performance. Well that is also possible with the Performance Toolkit! In this blog I will show you:

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Dynamics 365 Business Central: How to add “actions (buttons)” on Request Page of Report/XMLport

Today I would like to talk about how to add “actions (buttons)” on Request Page of Report/XMLport in Business Central.

In Dynamics 365 Business Central, actions are displayed at the top of each page, referred to as the action bar.

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HttpClient: “An error occurred while sending the request.”

If you are a developer or consultant who works for a modern Business Central-project that includes the integration of 3rd party services – you might come across this error while using HttpClient. Find out in this article why it happens, what do to about it and in which situation you have to live with it.

Source : Hannes Holst
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