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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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VS Code October Release – New IntelliSense Features

VS Code October Release – New IntelliSense Features

In October a new release for Visual Studio Code has been released. This release includes two features that are also nice for Business Central developers. Resizable Suggestions Until now it was not possible to change the window for IntelliSense Suggestions. The window always had a fixed size. So you could sometimes not read the description for the suggestions if they were long. In the following screenshot you can see what the suggestion window looked like so far. On the right…

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Snippet Suggestions in Visual Studio Code

Snippet Suggestions in Visual Studio Code

This is one of the shortest posts ever. Five minutes ago I was annoyed by Visual Studio Code’s default behavior when it comes to IntelliSense in combination with snippets. Picture tell more than words, so I will show you an example. I have an OnAfterValidateTrigger and want to see the suggestions inside the brackets. When I hit Ctrl + Space to activate IntelliSense, the first suggestions are all snippets that do not make sense in this situation. The first suggestion…

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