Monthly Archives: January 2015

Tip #42 | SetCurrentKey on Flowfields


I’ve already posted a few times about the possibilty of doing SETCURRENTKEY on non key (indexed) fields and doing flowfields and CALCSUMS on non SumIndexFields. Another option that we have is to do a SETCURRENTKEY on a flowfield. For example: … Continue reading

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Tip #41 | Smart Page Address Formatting


Ok, enough about these Design Patterns. Time for a real tip you can start using in 3 minutes. We all know that pages use more real estate than classic forms and we are limmited to two columns. Putting two controls … Continue reading

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[PRS] Design Patterns that should be [made] obsolete [by Microsoft]


Yes, this blog has a double title. Every now and then you need to do a little self reflection. Two weeks ago I was in talking with my fellow PRS member Soren Klemmensen and we discussed the fact that in … Continue reading

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Windows 10 and Dynamics NAV | Continuum and ERP


As I am writing this blog, Microsoft is showing Windows 10 to the world. I have always been a Windows fan and worked with the very early releases back until Windows 1. When Windows 8 was introduced we quickly got … Continue reading

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Microsoft Convergence Atlanta 2015 | My Sessions & Workshops


This year in Atlanta I will be attending Convergence for the first time in many years. I am really looking forward to go back to this great event. I am also speaking at two sessions for this event as part … Continue reading

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Design Patterns on Partner Source now!


We already have Design Patterns on YouTube, MSDN, Wiki and MiBuSo. Now we can add Partner Source to that list. Microsoft has asked me to create an overview page and introduction video to the subject. You can find the page … Continue reading

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Dynamics NAV vNext : Corfu


Ok, writing about a new version before it is released with a current NDA is like walking on eggs. It can almost only go wrong. But, I am so exited about the upcomming release that I have to let that know … Continue reading

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C/AL Coding Guidelines | NAV2015


As long as I work with Dynamics NAV as a developer, coding guidelines have always been a point of arguments. Long, long time ago they were published by Navision as part of the development training materials and documentation. I know most … Continue reading

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Introduction to Design Patterns and Upgradable Code | Free Webinar


For the NAVUG Summit in St. Louis 2014 I did a presentation called “Introduction to Design Patterns and Upgradable Code“. This presentation was very well received with top ratings. Therefor NAVUG have asked me to repeat the presentation in a … Continue reading

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NAV 2015 | Automatic Variable Naming


Evey now and then I have to let off some steam like in my previous post: Repeatability, Hype or Reality? That does not mean that overall, the product is just awesome. One of the features in NAV2015 I absolutely love is … Continue reading

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