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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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9 Tips For Developing Reports in AL

9 Tips For Developing Reports in AL

Damn it. I gave everything to write 10 tips together, but in the end there were only 9. Reports can drive you to despair in AL. While extensions have been available for tables and pages for a long time, we have to be patient with reports until the following screenshot of a report extension becomes reality. To make your life as easy as possible until then, I’d like to share a few tips for developing reports in AL. For some…

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Profile Switcher for Visual Studio Code – Switch to Presentation Profile in a Second

Profile Switcher for Visual Studio Code – Switch to Presentation Profile in a Second

Do you sometimes present things in Visual Studio code to other people? If so, you may have found yourself in a situation where you want to quickly switch between a “work mode” and a “presentation mode”. In work mode, you want to have all your extensions and a dark background, but in presentation mode, you want a light background and a light environment. Pictures speak more than a thousand words, so I’ll just show you what I mean. Note the…

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Manage Your VS Code Projects Easily With Project Dashboard

Manage Your VS Code Projects Easily With Project Dashboard

Getting frustrated when scrolling through your recently opened projects list in Visual Studio Code will be history after you have read this post. The Visual Studio Code Extension Project Dashboard comes to rescue you from time wasting and headaches in the future. A few weeks ago Krzysztof Bialowas mentioned this extension in one of his Business Central Beerinars. I was surprised that I could not find any other Business Central related person writing about it, so I decided to write…

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