BusinessCentral.LinterCop goes VS Code!

After quite some analyzing and reverse engineering, I got it working! The custom code analyzer BusinessCentral.LinterCop is running included in VS Code. And here is how to do it: First, go to my GitHub and download the latest binary here.Then just place it on your hard drive, for example “C:\ALCustomCops\” Then go to your settings file and insert it in theContinue reading “BusinessCentral.LinterCop goes VS Code!”

Be careful with dynamic code

I believe there is a time in every AL developers live where he discovers the power of RecordRef and FieldRef. It is surely Incredible what you can achieve with these tools and how fast you can deliver a pretty good working piece of code. At least this is the way I remember my first solutionsContinue reading “Be careful with dynamic code”

MSDyn365BC.Code.History got a few updates!

Over the last few month a collected a few requests to improve or change the MSDyn365BC.Code.History repository. Last weekend I finally managed to address them and since Sunday I rebuild the whole Repository. Today its finally going live: https://github.com/StefanMaron/MSDyn365BC.Code.History Include Translation files Since today, (hopefully) all translation files are included. I never did this butContinue reading “MSDyn365BC.Code.History got a few updates!”

Validate a commit before it is committed

Recently there was this question about how to do version numbering when working with AL Apps and automatic builds: It started a discussion about when to update which part of the version number and how that is done. The discussion will be continued today (10th June 2021 9pm CEST) on Discord if you are interestedContinue reading “Validate a commit before it is committed”

Thoughts about automated testing in projects

I just finished a somewhat successful project with one of my customers, starting with BC from scratch only with some master data imported. For some more critical processes I wrote some basic test cases and automated them. Although this project did not fail and the customer can work with BC without problems now, I hadContinue reading “Thoughts about automated testing in projects”

In VS Code you want to git stage manually…

After a longer break with blogging, I am now back with a really short one. But I thought this would be worth sharing 😉 Thanks to @waldo1001 and @KarolakNatalie who opened my eyes on this one 🙂 You might know this little message, although you might have already forgotten that you got asked, when youContinue reading “In VS Code you want to git stage manually…”

Automated export objects from C/AL

This time I have some tips on how to use GIT integration when developing in C/AL with docker. When used to AL development one of the first things to notice when going back to C/AL is, that you do not have any version control. To solve this problem, I added a little bit of SQLContinue reading “Automated export objects from C/AL”