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Submitted by Suzanne Scanlan on 12 June 2020

ArcherPoint Dynamics NAV / Business Central Developer Digest - Vol 297

ArcherPoint Dynamics NAV and BC Developer Digest Blog

The Dynamics NAV and Business Central community, including the ArcherPoint technical staff, is made up of developers, project managers, and consultants who are constantly communicating, with the common goal of  sharing helpful information with one another to help customers be more successful.

As they run into issues and questions, find the answers, and make new discoveries, they post them on blogs, forums, social media...so everyone can benefit. We in Marketing watch these interactions and never cease to be amazed by the creativity, dedication, and brainpower we’re so fortunate to have in this community—so we thought, wouldn’t it be great to share this great information with everyone who might not have the time to check out the multitude of resources out there? So, the ArcherPoint Microsoft Dynamics NAV Developer Digest was born. Each week, we present a collection of thoughts and findings from NAV/BC experts and devotees around the world. We hope these insights will benefit you, too.

Windows Defender Detecting Trojan in NavContainerHelper

Suresh shares this thread from Github, reporting that virus scanners can detect a false positive in NavContainerHelper” “I won’t get into the nitty gritty details here, but basically it has to do with a shortcut being created when updating NAVContainerHelper. Check out the thread for suggestions to correct the issue if you are experiencing this problem.”

Help Scanning, Finding, Limiting Records in a List, Report, XMLport

Sorting, searching, and filtering can help you accomplish limiting record results. Check out the D365 Business Central article on UI Search Criteria for helpful tips to fine-tune searching, identify sort options, and understand filtering capabilities.

Exposing Objects to Extensions

Stefano Demiliani educates us on the Dynamics 365 Business Central internalsVisibleTo property that can be used in AL programming to expose your Extension objects to other Extensions without exposing them to the entire world. Learn how in his post, Dynamics 365 Business Central: AL and the internalsVisibleTo property.

AL CodeActions in the VSC Marketplace

Bill W exclaims: “Finally! I've been hoping this would eventually be part of the stock AL extension. Stub out a function with variables, and it will create the procedure with those variables as parameters.” Read about AL CodeActions in the VSC Marketplace.

Maintaining Source Code Efficiently for Different D365 BC Versions

Kyle shares this article by James Pearson that offers partner developers a suggested strategy for how to efficiently manage source code for all the various Business Central versions you might be working in in his post, Managing Business Central Development with Git: Platforms.

Friday Developer Funny

Due to the COVID-19, all TCP applications have been converted to UDP to avoid handshakes.

Thanks for the *snicker*, Kyle!

If you are interested in Dynamics NAV and Business Central development, be sure to see our collection of NAV/BC Development Blogs.

Read the "How To" blogs from ArcherPoint for practical advice on using Microsoft Dynamics NAV and Dynamics 365 Business Central.

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