Post 4: Angular inside Dynamics 365 Business Central – Data Transfer

Dynamics 365 Business Central plus Angular

If you’re just joining us, please make sure to check the Table of Contents in the first post here: Post 1 – Angular inside Dynamics 365 Business Central. Send Our Data Between Embedded Angular and Dynamics 365 Business Central One of the challenges to doing development work with Add-ins when you’re used to working C/AL […]

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Post 3: Angular inside Dynamics 365 Business Central

Basic Newsletter AL Extension I’m not going to rewrite the guide for setting up your VS Code environment for Extension development, but we’ll go through the basic steps of creating your extension assuming you have a functional NAV/BC environment to work with. In our VS Code window, Alt-A then Alt-L will trigger the AL Project […]

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Post 2: Angular inside Dynamics 365 Business Central

Angular Startup We’ve got a lot to do here, so a quick map: Create the Angular Project Add library modules Test project is working Installation of libraries Create a build routine   Creating the Angular Project Drop to your command prompt and head into your working folder. Type ng new HTMLEditControl to create the folder/project, […]

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Post 1: Angular inside Dynamics 365 Business Central

Dynamics 365 Business Central plus Angular

We’re going to make an example extension that adds a basic newsletter system inside of NAV using an Angular component (an open-source HTML editor) inside a JavaScript Control Addin deployed via an extension. A teaser of the beautiful combination of Angular inside the NAV Client via Extensions that we’ll be building together:   Some disclaimers: […]

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Using Memo BLOB to Enable Huge Text

Generally speaking, enabling huge text fields in NAV is bad design because it encourages dumping unstructured data into the system. Reason Codes is an example of adding useful, structured data to the system. But, every once in a while, there’s a legitimate need to write up a large chunk of text. The Notes functionality isn’t […]

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