CU Summary for NAV -September 2018

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Cumulative Update includes all application and platform hotfixes and regulatory features that have been released for Microsoft Dynamics NAV.

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018 CU 09 :- NAV 2018 CU9

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017 CU 22 :- NAV 2017 CU 22

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 CU 35 :- NAV 2016 CU 35

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015 CU 47 :-NAV 2015 CU 47

Warning

Before you install a cumulative update in a production environment, take the following precautions:

  1. Test the cumulative update in a non-production environment.
  2. Make a backup of the system or computer where the cumulative update is to be installed.

 

Stay tuned for more updates…

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Extension Source code download issue resolved in NAV 2018 CU8

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Till NAV 2018 CU 7 even if we set property ShowMyCode property to false in app.json  we will be able to download source code of extension

This issue is now resolved in NAV 2018 CU8 and now you can not download source code for extension

platformfix

Stay tuned for more…

 

Setup Visual Studio Code for local NAV server Installation

In this section we will see how do we setup Visual studio code locally on NAV 2018 server.

Hereby I assume that NAV 2018 is already installed on local machine .

You can download Visual studio code from Visual Studio Code

After Installing NAV 2018 and Visual Studio Code follow following steps to enable Visual studio code for writing extension and AL code.

  1. Enable Developer Service endpoint from NAV server instance

Developer End Point

2) Setup Web Client Base URL

Mention the web client url address .for example :- http://localhost:8080/dynamicsnav110/

WebClientURL

Once all changes done in service then restart the service.

3) Open Visual studio code and Install VSIX file from media 

InstallVSIX

You will find .vsix file in NAV 2018 Media file in folder ..\NAV.11.0.22292.W1.DVD\ModernDev\program files\Microsoft Dynamics NAV\110\Modern Development Environment\ALLanguage.Vsix

This will install AL language in visual studio code

4) Press CTRL+SHIFT+P and select command AL:GO in order to select a location and create a folder with default file of an extension

5) Setup Launch .JSON file

JSOn

Change server instance to DynamicsNAV110 and authentication to Windows

6) Press CTRL+SHIFT+P  and use command to download symbols AL:Download Symbols

7) Pres CTRL+F5 to publish the Helloworld.AL extension which extends customer list page and same id is mention in startupobjectid parameters of launch .json file

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Once publish you will get following in web client

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Get ready for extension development with this….

Cheers…