DLLs in Docker? (BC On Prem)

In my previous post I discussed how you could use your .dlls in an On Prem enviroment hosted on your local machine for those who hasn´t jumped to the cloud yet. https://businesscentralgeek.com/how-to-use-dotnets-for-bc-on-premise

In this post I will show you how to do it in a Docker container. The purpose is to test your extensions and .dlls in the lasts versions of Business Central before updating your production app. This is a good practice to make sure they work correctly in every minor and major update.

Source : Business Central Geek
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Restoring data from a broken Business Central Docker Container

What if I made the mistake of storing some “worthwhile” data in a Business Central Docker container over the course of several months? Perhaps it was test data or data imports that I didn’t think I would ever need–but then 3 months later I realized that the accumulated data was valuable.

Source : Steve Endow
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How to enhance Business Central Role centers with the power of Widget Containers and jQuery

Using the ControlAddins and power of jQuery it is possible to add container widgets to roles centers to extend their functionality, using the page parts in which to publish the widgets.

Surely, this is interesting for demos as other products do the same thing, giving the idea that Business Central Online is completely customizable using internet services.

Source : Roberto Stefanetti Blog
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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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Removing all specific NAV and Business Central Docker Images

On October 27th 2017, I posted the first announcement which introduced NAV on Docker. For approx. 3 years we published Docker images first to Docker Hub and later to Microsoft Container Registry for both Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server 2019. Many 1000 images was pushed to the container registries until we during the summer of 2020 changed strategy to use artifacts together with the generic image.

Source : Freddys blog
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