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ID Assigning – Boost Your Productivity with AL/BC

ID Assigning – Boost Your Productivity with AL/BC

This post is part of the blog post series “Boost Your Productivity with AL and Business Central”. If you want to know more about what this series is about and why I created it, you can checkout this post. What This Post Is About Today I deliberately keep the post short. It is about the automatic assignment of an ID for .al objects. Some of you may already know this trick. For others, who do not know it yet, it…

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Boost Your Productivity with AL/BC – Breadcrumbs

Boost Your Productivity with AL/BC – Breadcrumbs

This post is part of the blog post series “Boost Your Productivity with AL and Business Central”. If you want to know more about what this series is about and why I created it, you can checkout this post. Today we will deal with the breadcrumbs in Visual Studio Code. What Are These Breadcrumbs? Breadcrumbs in Visual Studio allow us to navigate to our symbols or files in a fast way. Pictures speak more than a thousand words, so let’s…

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Boost Your Productivity with AL/BC – Todo Tree and TODO Highlight

Boost Your Productivity with AL/BC – Todo Tree and TODO Highlight

This is the second post of the blog post series “Boost Your Productivity with AL and Business Central”. If you want to know more about what this series is about and why I created it, you can checkout this post. Today’s post will be a very short one. I will show you how you can use Todo Tree by Gruntfuggly and TODO Highlight by Wayou Liu to track the Todos in your VS Code Project. Sometimes you are in a…

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Boost Your Productivity with AL/BC – AL Variable Helper

Boost Your Productivity with AL/BC – AL Variable Helper

This is the first post of the blog post series “Boost Your Productivity with AL and Business Central”. If you want to know more about what this series is about and why I created it, you can checkout this post. Today’s post will feature the AL Variable Helper by Rasmus Aaen. According to his own readme file, it provides the following features: Easy variable assignment Go to global/local variables – like in the C/SIDE environment. Sort Variables Fix keyword casing…

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Boost Your Productivity with AL/BC

Boost Your Productivity with AL/BC

When I started out programming with AL in Visual Studio Code, everything seemed to take really long. Over the years I have become quite familiar with C/SIDE and C/AL, but developing in AL was a whole new thing. I did many things in a stupid and slow way, because I simply did not know a better way. This is how life works I guess. First you do it in a stupid way. Then you hopefully learn from your mistakes. Finally…

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