Peter Zentner

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Dynamics NAV: Get Database Name for current installation

I started writing a couple blogs to determine, if the current installation is a multitenant installation or how to get the name of the current SQL Server. There are a few more useful things that you can do with the DLLS that are shipped with Dynamics NAV. I am going to add some more with …

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Overview of Code Refactoring

I have had the same conversation with countless customers and developers over the years: “You should really look at your code and refactor it or some of it during the upgrade.” Rarely, you get a “great, it sounds like a good idea. I am willing to pay for it.”. Usually, you get resistance to the …

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Dynamics NAV: Get SQL Server Name for current installation

I recently wrote a little blog on how to determine, if the current installation is a multitenant installation. There are a few more useful things that you can do with the DLLS that are shipped with Dynamics NAV. I am going to add some more with different blog posts and hope that you will find …

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The developer’s guide to Dynamics 365 for Financials apps – part 3

In the first part, I explained how to request to list an app in AppSource, how to get a developer account and how to generate the offer in the AppSource publishing portal. If you have not had a chance to read it, you can find it here. If you missed the second part, which described …

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Dynamics NAV 2017: “You have too many actions on the page” error

When you add actions to the item list and try to save the object, you will see this error. If you don’t use the North American database, you are lucky, because this error doesn’t happen in all localizations, only in the NA version – from what I have seen at least. Why do you get …

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The developer’s guide to Dynamics 365 for Financials Apps – Part 2

In the first part, I explained how to request to list an app in AppSource, how to get a developer account and how to generate the offer in the AppSource publishing portal. If you have not had a chance to read it, you can find it here. This time, I am going through the development …

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Dynamics NAV: check, if current installation is MultiTenant

I am currently working on a project, where I have to know, if the current installation is a multi tenant installation or not. There are different reasons why you might want to find this out, but in this case, I am actually generating code that then can be imported into the database – and obviously, …

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Dynamics NAV 2016: Extensions and SQL Azure

Dynamics NAV 2016 is the first version of NAV that allows running the database on SQL Azure, a fully managed and high available SQL as a Service. It is also the first version of NAV that has NAV Extensions, a new way to publish add-ons to NAV. There are very good articles that provide information …

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The developer’s guide to Dynamics 365 for Financials Apps – Part 1

After spending quite some time to go through the App publishing process for extensions for Dynamics 365 for Financials, I thought it would be a good idea to share my findings, thoughts, and experiences. It will be a multi-part series in which I will walk you through the process of getting an App published, look …

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Dynamics NAV Extensions

A lot has been written and talked about extensions, so why should I write more about it? Or better, why should you read more about it? I think, there is still a lot of confusion around extensions and also misconceptions of what extensions should be used for and what not. And, since extensions are the …

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