Updates to my Object Renumbering Tool

Back in the end of 2014 I published a renumbering tool for NAV objects.  Using DotNet I was able to increase the renumbering speed for text object files dramatically. Since then I have been asked if I could upgrade it to work with IDs and...
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NAV Http Web Request

In my post about Json and Rest web services I showed how to use the standard Codeunit no. 1297 for web service communication. Today I was asked to do this in NAV 2015.  I must admit, I forgot that this Codeunit was not available in NAV...
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Using REST/Json web services from NAV

One of my most popular blog entry is the one about Json.  I have also had some questions outside this website about this topic. This week I got a task.  We need to communicate with a payment service that uses REST web services and Json...
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Compilation error for Reports

In a brand new installation of Dynamics NAV 2016 CU2 I am getting errors when compiling reports. After selecting to close the program I get this error Details in the code section below. [crayon-59e7698654392350267132/] I did some digging and ended in a page describing a known...
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Inspired by a Microsoft Developer

Yes it happens. When reading the C/AL code in NAV written by other developers you normally pick up smart way to do things.  Yesterday I got one. In my solutions I have been using a function to check if a string is numeric and another...
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CALCFIELDS and BLOB in newer NAV versions

Just wanted to put this out there. In older NAV versions you needed CALCFIELDS on a BLOB field before HASVALUE.  Now you can ask for HASVALUE before CALCFIELDS. Having unsaved data in a BLOB field and doing CALCFIELDS will try to get the saved data...
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JSON meets NAV

I have been using SOAP services over the last years.  Only recently the RESTful web services have become more and more popular in my integration work.  Wikipedia says: In computing, Representational State Transfer (REST) is a software architecture style for building scalable web services. REST gives...
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Using NetTcpPortSharing for NAV Servers

I just came back from three weeks vacation yesterday.  During my vacation I had made a decision to implement Tcp Port Sharing for the Instance Administration tool used in Advania Azure. Early last year I published a function that uses the sc.exe to modify a NAV...
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Masterclass Workshop in Iceland

Iceland has from the beginning been in the front row when using, developing and supporting Dynamics NAV and it predecessors.  When Mark Brummel started to talk about bringing the Masterclass Workshop to Iceland I knew that there would not be any problem finding attendees. Mark...
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