Since the introduction of pages, and the deprecation of forms, we have had a fixed set of page types that we can create and a fixed set of controls that we can use on those pages. In the main, that’s a good thing.
Anyone who has been using Business Central’s Windows Client might have had the opportunity to personalize their role centers or FactBoxes by defining new charts in the “Generic Charts” page and adding them to their desired areas. The current Web Client limitations have rendered the functionality to an almost obsolete state.
This post explains you what is Control Add-in and you will learn how to create Control Add-in using existing resources on the internet. Sample code contains Carousel Control Control Add-in using Bootstrap resources. You can download source code from github. In the conclusion talked about why to use Control Add-in, what advantage Business Central User gains.
This post has been long overdue. I’ve had it in my to-do list for nearly four years now, but it always ended up in the not today category. Funny how many times I’ve implemented it already, and how many times I’ve presented this, and I never ever found a few minutes to create a demo repository and a blog to come with it. So, here we go.