Business Central Migration Series 200: NAV to BC Cloud

Date: Tuesday, May 7, 2019| From: 1:15 PM to 2:15 PM | Room: Red Rock A

You have several add-ons in Dynamics NAV and now you need to migrate them to Business Central cloud. Or, do you want to create an App for AppSource? Now what? This session will help you navigate the development challenges you will have once you make the decision to migrate your add-ons to BC cloud or create brand new Apps. We will cover: 1. Getting an object range, prefixes and making the best of it. Pitfalls when naming objects. 2. Creating delta files from the old add-ons. 3. Using Txt2AL tool to convert delta files to AL and fixing issues with code. 4. Code compliance pitfalls: permission sets, data classification, table and field names, upgrade and install code. 5. How to use TempBlob for file management. 6. Docker or Sandbox development? 7. Standard use of date and report Booleans. 8. What about .Net variables? What to use instead. 9. Making your own Apps extendable. 10. Test apps. What do you need to cover? 11. Monetization options.


Name: Carsten Howitz

Company name: SimCrest, Inc.

Bio: Carsten Howitz is the founder and President of SimCrest. He has been working as a developer, project manager and consultant with Navigator, Navision, Navision Financials, Dynamics NAV and Business Central since 1990 in Denmark and since 2001 in the United States. SimCrest is a Gold Certified Microsoft partner that currently has six certified Apps in AppSource for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central. Carsten will be holding sessions on the migration of customers and add-ons to BC cloud and BC OnPrem.