Category Archives: Design Patterns

They are the smaller elements that give the application the characteristics people know and are familiar with. By implementing Design Patterns you create familiarity for users across the application. Examples are Number Series, Address Integration and Blocked Entity.

The NEW Microsoft in Design Patterns


Hi everyone. It has been a while since I blogged and especially about patterns. This is being written from Kastrup Airport Denmark and I just got back from Lyngby where I did a Master Class Summer School. As always I … Continue reading

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The “Handled” Pattern


If there was a Pattern of the year award, last year the Arguments table would have won. The year before the Hook pattern. Or maybe that was the year before. This year in my opinion it is the Handled pattern … Continue reading

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NAV2016 | Events, implementing Loose Coupling in ERP


With the release of NAV2016 we get new possibilities for making changes to the product without raw source code modification. This is called “events” and the concept is “stolen” from DotNET.

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NAV2016 CU1 | The AltSearchField field property does not work as documented


Whenever I teach a class I always talk about boat anchors and my favorite one is the AltSearchField property. Luc van Vugt describes it on his blog: http://dynamicsuser.net/blogs/vanvugt/archive/2014/11/13/let-s-clean-up-nav-3-altsearchfield.aspx It is one of these features that we inherrited in the Windows version … Continue reading

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Using Argument Tables | Introducing Overloading in Dynamics NAV


Last year I did some videos about organizing code in Microsoft Dynamics NAV which I put on my YouTube channel. I wanted to do more, but got occupied by writing a book about learning dynamics NAV patterns and organizing a … Continue reading

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NAV2016 | My first extension (UPDATED) | NAVUG Summit


UPDATE: Download the files and script from the new Mibuso This blog is written from Reno Nevada where the folks from the NAVUG content committee asked me to talk about how to integrate add-ons with NAV. This session was intented … Continue reading

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Master Class UK & Updated Workshop Dates


With summer vacation over for the most of us, the NAV Architecture & Patterns Master Class continued too. Last week Luc van Vugt and I were in the United Kingdom. As we could not find a local learning center we … Continue reading

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