Jul 01

Microsoft Connect: Job Queue

I have just posted 2 suggestions on Microsoft Connect about the Job Queue. Extra votes, if you agree, will certainly help getting the attention for it.

Jun 26

Resize Image using DotNet

We have a function to export items and their images to an Excel file using an RDLC report. However, the user was always forced to export in smaller parts, because the dataset was growing too big. After some checking, it … Continue reading

Jun 26

Writing to a blob: heads up

Recently I was creating a function to resize an image. The function itself was resizing the image perfectly, however, my file size was always at least the same size… I think I tried about 8 different pieces of DotNet code, … Continue reading

Jun 25

Printing PDF Reports in Classic without external components

Ever had a customer who asked to email his invoice in PDF, when they do not have / use RTC and work in the Classic Client? The answer is probably yes! How did you solve this? Most probably you used … Continue reading

Apr 07

XMLPort Generator

Recently, I need to import some flat text files into NAV into completely new tables. So first, I created a table containing all the fields in the correct order. Next I had to create an XMLPort to import the values. … Continue reading

Apr 01

Different behaviour in the Format functions since NAV2013

I never knew you could sort of use the Format C/AL function as a PADSTR function. Did you? Apparently, you can do FORMAT(SomeString,SomeLength). I usually put the length to 0 if I need to apply a format expression. But if … Continue reading

Mar 27

2 shortcuts for developers I didn’t know about

Well, This is going to be a short post. I recently found 2 shortcuts that can help a developer who uses a lot of shortcuts.

Mar 12

DotNet: Dispose happening too soon?

A while ago, I ran into a problem while using DotNet variables. Whenever I executed the code in our development environment, the code executed without problems, however, on the client side, we received errors when reading the information out of … Continue reading

Feb 27

Weekly exchange rate update (using DotNet)

A while ago, I posted a blog post to download the exchange rates from ECB. Someone replied that the code is using automations, which do not longer work as of NAV 2013. In this post, I will just do the … Continue reading

Feb 20

Editing a non-editable field in a table

This is one I didn’t know before, but after searching the internet I already found a few blogs about it. Since I did not know and a few of my colleagues neither I’m going to post this here as well. … Continue reading