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Reading and Writing Unicode Files using C/AL

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We have had some partner suggestion for adding Unicode capabilities to the existing Microsoft Dynamics NAV File functions. What we recommend is to use .NET Interop to achieve this functionality.
For example, you can use an instance of the System…

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Writing Unit Tests in C/AL

What is a unit?
A unit is any code that encapsulates an implementation. It could be one or a combination of individual functions or triggers.Thus, a unit could also refer to a local function. A unit, from the C/AL perspective, has the following:

Input…

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How to Get your ERP System Up and Running in No Time

Introducing RapidStart Services for Microsoft Dynamics NAV
If the phrase “IT implementation project” makes your palms sweat and your heart beat faster, this blog entry should be good news. It’s about a new service that we developed a…

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Assembly Management versus Manufacturing in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013

As many of you may know, Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 includes a new application feature called Assembly Management. It is described as a set of features designed for companies that supply products to their customers by combining components in simple pr…

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Impact of Classic Runtime Stack Removal on Third-Party Tools

In Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013, the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Classic Client has been renamed to the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Development Environment. We did this not only because we like long product names but because we want to call attention to the fact …

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Application Test Toolset for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013

We recently shipped the Application Test Toolset for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013.
The supplement is applicable to the following country releases of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013:
W1, AU, CA, DE, DK, ES, FR, GB, IN, IT, MX, NL, NZ, SE and US
The supplemen…

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Source Code Released for Lync Communication Add-In for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013

Today we can announce that the Lync Add-In is available for download in source code. This Add-In is a good sample for a nice integration with other fields on a page, yet still provides a very custom functionality and rendering.
It has been shown at rec…

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Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 Reporting Design Guidelines

Reports join different views of data in one place. You design reports in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 using the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Development Environment and Microsoft Reporting Services.
For Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013, we have created report desi…

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Report Refactoring in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013

Back when we released Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 and transformed all our classic reports to RDLC reports, dataset field names were auto-generated and were also used in the RDLC definition of the report object. This solution did a great job ofmaking th…

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