Creating a Time intelligence “External Tools” app for Power BI Desktop

With the release of the July 2020 version of Power BI desktop we can create tools that can interreact with the Power BI Desktop model directly using an external tool. With this interaction you can make changes to the model in a programmatic way. There are so opportunities things this will open up. You can think of a tool that would allow you to edit the model like Tabular Editor or query like DAX Studio (which both already work as external tools).

Source : Kasper On BI
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Deploying from DevOps the right way: enabling External Deployment in OnPrem Business Central environments

It seems that lately, I’m only able to blog about something when I have a tool to share.. . That needs to change .. :-/. But not today. Today, I’m going to share yet another tool that we at the ALOps-team have been working on to serve many of our customers. And we decided to share it with the community. The tool is free, it will stay free … but, there is a …

Source : Waldo’s Blog
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Executing external programs

Sometimes it’s needed to add functionality not delivered by NAV. One way is to use .net addemblies or automations. Another scenario can be to run an external program in C/AL. The old way is to use the quite old SHELL Command or class WshShell of the Windows Scripting Host. In both cases when running an external program a security warning is displayed. To avoid that and to have also a much prettier solution, use the class System.Diagnostics.Process from the .net framework (assembly System.dll). For usage in RTC set the property RunOnClient to true, for usage on the server only like job queues set the value to false.

Bron : Moxie4nav
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NAV RTC – Get Data From Navision in a External Application using Web Services – Part III

Import the objects into navision Database. If you required to assign a new number to the Codeunit then use the Text File.

Create Web Service as discussed in Post 1.

The only thing that need to be changed is the web service reference.

Bron : Saurav Dhyani
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