List and Dictionary are powerful data types for working with data. Every Business Central developer needs to know and be able to work with them. Today I want to describe basic examples of use and also go into more details, such as nested lists and dictionaries, how to read or write data and etc
Tag Archives: List
How to Split a List into Sublists of size N in Business Central
The following post is related to how to divide a List into several sublists given size in Business Central.
I recently had a case where I was asked to build a process that consumes a third-party API in order to upload a JSON file.
Text splitting and formatting using Lists
I get a lot of questions from all my great viewers, and many of these questions turn into videos. This is one of them. In this video, I take a look at how we can use the List datatype to help us split strings in a controlled manner. Check it out:
Data types under the microscope: List
The List data type in AL language represents an ordered collection of objects that can be accessed by their index. Unlike an Array data type, a List does not have a fixed size and does not need to have its dimension specified when it is declared.
The List data type has several useful methods that can be used on its instances.
Creating Power BI Reports for Displaying List Data in Dynamics 365 Business Central (Filter the Power BI report based on the selected record)
Dynamics 365 Business Central includes a Power BI FactBox control element on many key list pages. The purpose of this FactBox is to display Power BI reports that are related to records in the lists, providing extra insight into the data. The idea is that as you move between rows in the list, the report updates for the selected entry.
Are you using the secret ListCard page type (or is it CardList)?
In this video, I take a look at how List and Card pages can work together, and how they affect each other. Check it out:
Dynamics 365 Business Central: Boolean field on the list page (A checkbox? A Yes/No text?)
Today I would like to talk about an interesting topic, when adding a Boolean field on the list page, why sometimes a checkbox is displayed and sometimes a Yes/No text?