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Microsoft Dynamics - Business Central 16.3 is out!!

Update 16.3 for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central 2020 Wave 1 (Application Build 16.3.14238, Platform Build 16.3.14195) is out!!

To Upgrade  you Business Central, please visit
Source: For the list of updates released for Business Central 16.2 visit
Key Features / Hotfixes / Updates
Platform Hotfixes IDTitle353587The application programming interfaces (APIs) that use another API as sub-entity make API Service unavailable (HTTP 500).360090Columns get misaligned and the list is scrolled when you press the TAB key.359296HttpClient HEAD calls are blocked even if the real size of the content is very small because NavHttpClientMaxResponseContentSize checks content-length parameter for this Call method.361386The return code …

Business Central Upgrade Error - What happens, How critical is it and how to handle it

Problem Statement:After the launch of BC v16 in April 2020, I got an email stating htat the BC Production Upgrade will be scheduled to in June 2020.
A couple of days passed by and all the Users started getting this image. 

Although I certainly appreciate having this image on top as notification everytime you login into Business Central, I have gotten feedback from my customers stating that this creates some sort of tension and discouragment between the Users.
Pre-requisites:Understanding of how to Upgrade Business CentralKnowledge of Notification RecepientsUnderstanding of changes code from BC vX to BC vY Solution: 1. Find out which extension is stopping BC from being upgraded. Generally this is available through emails that have been received from Microsoft.

2. Deprecate the old code and refactor to latest version by using the latest version of  AL Language Extension and Business Central Sandbox. Refer…

Webinar - Business Central Wave 1 2020 - Technical Features - 14th May 2020

Webinar  on Business Central Wave 1 2020 Technical Features

Sources: Presentation:
Features and index for the presentation described are as follows:
1. Application Enhancements
Application Enhancements  Slide No. Extend Price Calculation                                                       6 List Plus Page 8

2. Modern Developer Tools
 Modern Developer ToolsSlide No.  Application for aliasing BaseApp  12 Multiple Variable Declaration                         18  AL Interfaces 19 Lookup Events and Insert Events subscriber code 26 Obsolete Tag Property 27 Camera/Location API 29 Ability to Refactor a field from a Table to Table extension  45

3. Service Fundamentals
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Changes to authenticating AL Language Extension in VS Code Development Environment for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

Introduction: As I upgraded my Business Central AL Language Extension and VS Code, I noticed that I was no longer authenticated to deploy my app to Business Central Sandbox using (Ctrl + F5)
So I noticed a process change in authenticating VS Code and Business Central and you will find the details below.
Pre-requisites:Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central v15 SandboxVS CodeAL Language 5.0.254558 Demonstration: After running AL : Clear credentials cache, I tried AL: Downloading the Symbol
VS Code will give you a Pop-Up to Open the Window. Make sure you copy the code and click on Copy & Open
Once you click on Copy & Open, it opens a browser window

Insert the code that you copied from VSCode and click Next.
This will open the Login page with your accounts to select.

After this you will get a Message on the Browser and your Symbols will start Downloading in VS Code.

Conclusion: This is simply a process change for authentication observed after updating the AL Language Extension.

I ho…

Business Central Wave 1 2020 (version 16) Release is officially out!

Introduction: Business Central Wave 1 2020 (version 16) Release is officially out!
Let us see how to set it up!

requisites:Microsoft Dynamics Business Central Online SubscriptionAccess to Admin CenterProcedure: Go to Business Central Admin Centre > Environments > New

Give Sandbox Name, Select Country and Version as 16.
After Sandbox is deployed, you can go to Setup and Extensions > Extensions
Here, you will find that the Base App, System App are up to version 16.0

Yaaay!! We are finally on latest version of Business Central