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Programming Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central - Sixth Edition

By : Marije Brummel, David Studebaker, Christopher D. Studebaker
Book Image

Programming Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central - Sixth Edition

By: Marije Brummel, David Studebaker, Christopher D. Studebaker

Overview of this book

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is a full ERP business solution suite with a robust set of development tools to support customization and enhancement. These tools can be used to tailor Business Central's in-built applications to support complete management functions for finance, supply chain, manufacturing, and operations. Using a case study approach, this book will introduce you to Dynamics 365 Business Central and Visual Studio Code development tools to help you become a productive Business Central developer. You'll also learn how to evaluate a product's development capabilities and manage Business Central-based development and implementation. You'll explore application structure, the construction of and uses for each object type, and how it all fits together to build apps that meet special business requirements. By the end of this book, you'll understand how to design and develop high-quality software using the Visual Studio Code development environment, the AL language paired with the improved editor, patterns, and features.
Table of Contents (12 chapters)
Successful Conclusions

Creating a FactBox page

All the hard work is now done. We just have to define a FactBox page and add it to the Playlist page. We can create a FactBox page using the snippet to define a CardPart:

Our FactBox will contain the fields from the Playlist Header that relate to two of the five required show segments, that is, the PSA Count and Ad Count fields, as shown in the following screenshot:

Once we exit the Card Part Page Wizard and go into the page designer, we will have a page layout that looks as follows:

At this point, we will need to add the logic to take advantage of the NWSRequired function that we created earlier. This function is designed to return the count of the segment type that's identified in the calling parameter. Since a line on a page can be an expression, we can simply code the function calls right on the page lines with an appropriate caption defined, as we can see in the following screenshot. We will intersperse the Count lines for a consistent appearance on...