In the upcoming version of Business Central there is one interesting feature for AL developers – Returning complex types

At last, on the customers question “How difficult is that?” you can answer “It’s just one line of code” Image

At the same time when customer will ask “Hey, why so expensive? You told it’s just one line of code!” – you can argue “Yes, but it’s very difficult line of code”

Source : DKatson’s Business Central & NAV blog
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Dynamics 365 Business Central: returning complex types from AL

I think that every AL developer dreams that a day AL will be a full Object Oriented programming language like C# or others. Unfortunately, AL is born from C/AL and its main purpose is to write business logic inside a business application like an ERP in the cloud, it’s not a language that will be used for writing every type of apps. But that is… don’t stop to suggest things, don’t stop to propose ideas, something is cooking…

Source : Stefano Demiliani
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Basics of JSON data types in Business Central

This post is about understanding the basics of JSON and how to handle JSON data in Business Central AL Language using JSON data types. JSON data types are introduced in AL Language with Business Central / Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018. JSON stands for JavaScript Object Notation. The JSON format is a lightweight data interchange format originally specified by Douglas Crockford.

Source : msnJournals
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