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.

Step 3 – Wizards | ForNAV App Building

Wizard pages are working on a revival from being almost forgotten. They were first introduced as form objects in Navision 3.0 as part of CRM. I instantly fell in love and started to create them for my own add-on. Wizard … 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: 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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