Cross Session Events and SELECTLATESTVERSION – MS Dynamisc Nav / Business Central

Introduction Recently I worked on something very interesting related to a integration between MS Dynamics Nav and an external payment service provider. I had to use custom Cross Session Events to solve a problem which I think it’s worth sharing. So this why this post. Basically, it is about doing some action in a NAV…

How to Use Recursion to Handle Pagination with Continuation Tokens in a D365 Business Central JSON API Integration

Introduction Recently I encountered the following situation in Business Central with Web Service that uses Pagination with Continuation Tokens: –> When you get data from Web Service and it returns a lot of results, the data is paginated. –> One method to handle pagination is using Continuation Tokens. –> For example, look at the below…

Use Unix Time Stamp to Calculate Expires_On from Web Service Response in Business Central AL

What is a Unix Time Stamp? As per Wikipedia, a Unix Time Stamp is a BigInteger value that represents the number of seconds that elapsed since the time 00:00:00 UTC on 1 January 1970. For example using this converter you can see that the Unix Time Stamp ‘1588400673’ represents date time ’05/02/2020 @ 6:24am (UTC)’.…

Distance Calculator for Business Central – Another way to Import Response from Web Service into Business Central Wave 2

Introduction In this post I presented a very simple way to import data from Web Service Response into Business Central Wave 2. However, that approach is not a generic one. Let’s now create a Distance Calculator for Business Central that can be used in real life. The current post presents a better way to Import…

Using REST Web Service to Import Json Data in Business Central

Because I didn’t write on the blog since a long time, today I will demonstrate how you can use the AL language in Microsoft Business Central to import data exposed by a REST Web Service in JSon format. As usual, I created a practical example to demonstrate better the concepts. What REST Web Service we…