Dynamics Business Central / NAV Development Developer Digest - Vol. 413

Dynamics Business Central / NAV Development Developer Digest - Vol. 413

ArcherPoint’s Developer Digest focuses on Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central and Dynamics NAV development. In Developer Digest Volume 413, you’ll read about copying a production environment using PowerShell, creating an Approval Workflow to one defined user, and setting up emails in Business Central (five different options).

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…for everyone’s 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 the wealth of information with everyone who might not have the time to check out the multitude of resources out there?

Thus, the ArcherPoint Microsoft Dynamics NAV/BC 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.

Copying a Production Environment using PowerShell

Silviu Virlan of Business Central Musings offers a PowerShell script that copies a Business Central Production environment into a Sandbox and removes the sandbox that was created the day before. The post reveals the telemetry in the script, how to install the AD Azure PowerShell module, and setting up an authentication via service-to-service AAD Apps.  

How to Create an Approval Workflow from “One” of the Defined Approvers

The Dynamics Explorer’s Gavin Whittaker created a workflow that would send an approval to multiple users but only one of the approvers needed to approve the request for fulfillment. Whittaker reveals how he achieved the solution through the Workflow User Group and all the modifications needed in this configuration. In Step 5, Whitaker notes an unforeseen challenge in accomplishing this task. 

Five Ways to Send an Email in Business Central

Alberto Soben of Business Central Geek delivers a BC tutorial on five different ways to set up an email in Business Central, including email with attachments, a preview window, optimization, and more. Plus, Soben show how to check email status. Soben also reveals a new Business Central feature, called Email Scenario, and discusses Instream and Outstream for sending attachments.

Critical Security Update for Dynamics 365 Business Central Released

Mohana shares this critical update released by Microsoft for Business Central on premises. Get your customers updated!

Developer Tip of the Day: VSC and SQL

Kyle shares another interesting developer tip: “Too many acronyms, I know…

You can install the MSSQL Extension in Visual Studio Code and use VSC to write TSQL queries against a database. Then you don’t have to install SQL Server Management Studio.”

Interested in Dynamics NAV and/or 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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