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Create a Docker for Business Central using BCContainerHelper

Introduction: In my earlier blog on Implementing extensions in NAV Development Preview using Docker  there were a few complications for docker managing the container. With the BCContainerHelper released, setting up Docker became easier. Check out the post below. Pre- requisites : Understanding of Docker Understanding of BCContainerHelper Demonstration: 1. Install BCContainerHelper: To install BCContainerHelper, you will need to install the Powershell Module. Run Powershell as Administrator > Run the Powershell Script. Command: Install-Module BCContainerHelper -Force 2. Start BCContainerHelper Wizard: i. Start BCContainerHelper: To run the BCContainerHelperWizard, you will need to run the PowerShell Command. Note that the Wizard is in CLI form. Command: New-BcContainerWizard ii. Accept EULA: To proceed you will need to accept the EULA. iii. Local Container or Azure VM Deployment: This screen provides the deployment type. You can either choose Local Container or Azure VM. iv. Authenti

Implementing extensions in NAV Development Preview using Docker

Introduction: This blog describes Container, Docker, and Benefits of using Containers. As containers was a new functionality in Microsoft Dynamics NAV Development Preview from September Update, this document also demonstrates creating containers and how to implement extensions using containers. Also, it includes saving the image into Azure Container Registry Service. Pre-requisites: Microsoft NAV Development Preview(December update) Visual Studio Code(VS Code) Description of Containers: 1. What is a Container? A container image is a lightweight, stand-alone, executable package of a piece of software that includes everything needed to run it: code, runtime, system tools, system libraries, settings. Available for both Linux and Windows based apps, containerized software will always run the same, regardless of the environment. Containers isolate software from its surroundings, for example differences between development and staging environments and help reduce conflicts between teams runn