Dynamics Business Central / NAV Developer Digest - Vol. 464

Dynamics Business Central / NAV Developer Digest - Vol. 464

ArcherPoint’s Developer Digest focuses on Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central and Dynamics NAV development. This week’s volume includes the value of a Telemetry usage monitor, an interview with Michael Morton, head of BC for Microsoft, and moving your Business Central Copilot app into production.

The Dynamics 365 Business Central community comprises professionals devoted to advancing the success of their customers. Developers, project managers, and consultants collaborate to share helpful information across blogs, forums, and social media sites. From discovering new solutions to finding answers to complex issues, these dedicated individuals are constantly sharing their knowledge with others. At ArcherPoint, we recognize and appreciate this highly engaged community’s creativity, hard work, and collective intelligence. To ensure all users can benefit from their expertise, we want to share their wealth of information with everyone.

The value of a Telemetry usage monitor

Telemetry is an important part of monitoring your Business Central application. Waldo shares a story of telemetry usage for 40 of their clients, averaging about 10M events per day, mostly authentication requests and API calls.

Then, one day, that number peaked at 30M signals, which, if unchecked, would have ended up costing them significantly more. The issue originated from a single client whose sudden increase in usage would have almost doubled what they were paying for 40 users.

Learn how they built a telemetry usage monitor leveraging Power BI Metrics by reading A BC Telemetry story … Monitor your Telemetry Usages!.

And speaking of Waldo…

Check out this never-released video of Eric Wauters (Waldo) and Vjekoslav Babic (Vjeko) as they rehearse their 2018 BCTechDays session introduction for “Evolution of a titan”.

And watch the live performance here.

The future of Business Central

Eric Hougaard has a fascinating interview with Michael Morton, Vice President for Dynamics 365 Business Central at Microsoft. Mr. Morton discusses topics ranging from AI in BC, the future of GP, the Microsoft Fabric, and AL coding for BC.

Watch the Mike Morton Interview, the future of Business Central.

Moving your Business Central Copilot app into production

Microsoft’s new PromptDialog page type lets developers “create generative AI experiences with the copilot look and feel.”

Stefano Demiliani shows how to use the Copilot Developer toolkit (introduced in Business Central version 23.1) to create generative AI to work with Azure OpenAI models and use the standard Copilot user interface. He also provides guidance on working within the quotas and operational limitations of the Azure OpenAI service when moving your Business Central Copilot app into production.

Check out Stefano’s blog, Dynamics 365 Business Central: Copilot, Azure OpenAI and real-world enterprise usage.

Interested in Dynamics NAV and Business Central development? Be sure to see our collection of NAV/BC Development Blogs.

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

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