When migrating a Business Central solution to the Cloud environment, issues often arise related to file management since the client’s local and server’s file systems are unavailable for the application whose target is set to Cloud. One possible way to solve the issues is to use the functionality of a standard SharePoint module, which would provide an alternative file system and replace the usage of a file management code unit.
Ever since the release of Business Central 21, the system application has been supplied with a variety of modules that offer BC developers various tools to help them achieve the result they need. However, when migrating to the cloud, developers often have issues refactoring various file system usage cases, specifically – the file management codeunit.
SharePoint integration with Business Central is one of the most common requirement. SharePoint Document Management System can be used to manage files for Business Central online. Sometimes for various reasons developer needs to handle files in SharePoint from Business Central AL Code programatically. This post explains how to integrate SharePoint with Business Central and handling Document Libraries and files using Microsoft Graph API.
The Power BI team recently shipped some cool new flow options and one of them is really cool. Many times I hear of reports and dataset that fully rely on SharePoint lists. These lists are used by business groups that don’t have the rights to spin up and Azure SQL database or just want to keep a simple list to store their dimensions. SharePoint lists are great for that.
Microsoft Dynamics NAV can be embedded in SharePoint online which will be available as an app in SharePoint. Thus, NAV data will be displayed on the SharePoint site. The user can then modify and save the data on the SharePoint site through the NAV web client. Also, web parts such as Sales Orders List, Customers List, etc. can be added to the SharePoint site.