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Mastering Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, 2nd Edition: The complete guide for designing and integrating advanced Business Central solutions

  • Length: 684 pages
  • Edition: 2
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2024-03-19
  • ISBN-10: 183763064X
  • ISBN-13: 9781837630646
  • Sales Rank: #76614 (See Top 100 Books)

Utilize Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central’s most recent capabilities to create bespoke business management solutions using best practices learned along the way from veterans in the industry. Purchase of the print or Kindle book includes a free PDF eBook

Key Features

  • Extend Business Central’s functionalities through Azure, Power Platform, GitHub, and custom extensions
  • Unlock the potential of data exchange and functionality expansion by integrating with external systems using APIs and OData
  • Build reliable, maintainable, and continuously improving solutions while writing performant, well-structured code and using telemetries and DevOps

Book Description

This book dives straight into guiding you through the process of building real-world solutions with the AL language and Visual Studio Code. It emphasizes best practices and extensibility patterns to ensure your extensions are well-structured, maintainable, and meet the needs of modern businesses. You’ll learn advanced AL techniques, report creation methods, debugging strategies, and how to leverage telemetries for monitoring. Additionally, it covers performance optimization practices and API integration to help you create efficient and interconnected solutions. With a focus on extension development, this new edition allows you to jump right into coding without spending time on setup processes. This book introduces new chapters covering essential tasks that Business Central developers frequently encounter, such as file handling and printing management. Finally, the book expands its scope by including chapters on various integration aspects, including VS Code extensions, GitHub DevOps, Azure services, and Power Platform integrations. We’ll wrap up by covering Copilot capabilities in Business Central and how you can create your own generative AI copilots. By mastering these concepts and techniques, you’ll be well-equipped to create powerful and customized solutions that extend the capabilities of Dynamics 365 Business Central.

What you will learn

  • Developing a customized solution for Dynamics 365 Business Central
  • Writing performant code following extensibility patterns
  • Handling reporting, files, and printing on a cloud environment
  • Handling Business Central telemetries with Azure
  • Writing APIs and integrations for Dynamics 365 Business Central
  • Applying DevOps and CI/CD to development projects by using GitHub
  • Integrating Business Central with Power Platform
  • Publishing your solutions to AppSource marketplace
  • Manage Copilot capabilities and create your own generative AI copilot

Who this book is for

This book is intended for new developers who want to get started with Dynamics 365 Business Central. Professionals with expertise will also benefit from this book by enhancing their knowledge and comprehension of Dynamics 365 Business Central development platform and best practices

Table of Contents

  1. Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central’s Online Momentum
  2. Mastering a Modern Development Environment
  3. Extension Development Fundamentals
  4. Developing a Customized Solution for Dynamics 365 Business Central
  5. Writing code for extensibility
  6. Advanced AL Development
  7. Handling Files with Dynamics 365 Business Central
  8. Report Development
  9. Printing
  10. Debugging
  11. Telemetry
  12. Coding for Performance
  13. Dynamics 365 Business Central APIs
  14. Extending Dynamics 365 Business Central with Azure Services
  15. DevOps for Dynamics 365 Business Central
  16. Dynamics 365 Business Central and Power Platform Integration
  17. Useful and Proficient Tools for AL Developers
  18. Creating Generative AI Solutions for Dynamics 365 Business Central
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