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My 8 Favorite Rather Unknown VS Code Extensions for AL

My 8 Favorite Rather Unknown VS Code Extensions for AL

More and more developers are venturing their first bold steps into AL terrain. Gone are the days when dinosaurs could move on safe C/AL ground and look forward to new developments in a cheerful and leisurely manner. With the move to the VS Code development environment and the AL programming language, we as a developer community have the opportunity to adapt VS Code to our needs. Innovations in the AL area are happening faster and faster, new extensions are sprouting…

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Show Microsoft Translations in VS Code

Show Microsoft Translations in VS Code

This post is especially interesting for the people whose native language is not English. Do you know the feeling? You are looking at the source code of some .al object and you come across a field name that means absolutely nothing to you. It would be helpful for you if you could see the translation of this field name into your native language. Often this is already sufficient. In the old C/SIDE client we had the field “Caption” in the…

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VS Code November Release – Most Important New Changes for AL Developers

VS Code November Release – Most Important New Changes for AL Developers

Last week the new November release of Visual Studio Code was published. There are a lot of changes in this release. In this post here I want to show a few changes that caught my attention. This post is not meant to document all changes, but only the most interesting ones for me. You can find a complete overview following this link. A little spoiler: There is an awesome snippet deactivation feature in this release! Preview Editor Improvements There have…

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13 VS Code Settings to Save You Time in AL

13 VS Code Settings to Save You Time in AL

Slowly but surely, even the last dinosaur will venture out of the cosy safety of C/SIDE and C/AL to plunge death-defyingly onto the battlefield of the new programming language AL. Not everyone has the time to deal with all the VS Code Settings. It’s enough if a dumb guy like me has nothing better to do and writes it down for the others. That’s why I’ve summarized some important settings here that can save you a lot of time. Easy…

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