Dynamics 365 Business Central Development Quick Start Guide

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  • Develop solutions for Dynamics 365 Business Central
  • Create a sandbox for extensions development (local or on cloud)
  • Use Docker with Dynamics 365 Business Central
  • Create extensions for Dynamics 365 Business Central
  • Handle dependencies, translations and reporting
  • Deploy extensions on-premise and to the cloud
  • Create serverless processes with Dynamics 365 Business Central
  • Understand source code management for AL

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is the new SaaS ERP proposition from Microsoft. This latest version has many exciting features guaranteed to make your life easier. This book is an ideal guide to Dynamics 365 Business Central and will help you get started with implementing and designing solutions for real-world scenarios.

This book will take you through the fundamental topics for implementing solutions based on Dynamics 365 Business Central (on-premise and SaaS). We'll see the core topics of the new development model (based on extensions) and we'll see how to create applications with the new Microsoft ERP proposition.

The book begins by explaining the basics of Dynamics 365 Business Central and the Microsoft ERP proposition. We will then cover topics such as extensions, the new modern development model of Visual studio code, sandboxes, Docker, and many others.

By the end of the book, you will have learned how to debug and compile extensions and to deploy them to the cloud and on-premise.You will also have learned how to create serverless business processes for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central.

  • Develop solutions for Dynamics 365 Business Central
  • Orient yourself with the new Microsoft Extension model for development
  • Learn modern ways to develop with Dynamics 365 Business Central
Page Count 224
Course Length 6 hours 43 minutes
ISBN 9781789347463
Date Of Publication 26 Aug 2018


Stefano Demiliani

Stefano Demiliani is a Microsoft MVP on Business Applications, a Microsoft Certified Solution Developer, and a long-time expert on different Microsoft technologies. He has a master's degree in Computer Engineering from Politecnico of Turin, he works as a CTO for EID/Navlab (one of the main Microsoft Partners in Italy), and he has recently moved many customers around the globe onto the cloud. He has worked with Packt Publishing on many IT books, and he's the author of Dynamics 365 Business Central Development Quick Start Guide (the first guide about AL extensions development), Building ERP Solutions with Microsoft Dynamics NAV (a hands-on guide on building enterprise architectures based on the Microsoft Dynamics NAV ERP and Azure) and Implementing Azure Cloud Design Patterns. You can reach him on Twitter or on LinkedIn.

Duilio Tacconi

Duilio Tacconi is a Microsoft Dynamics NAV/Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Escalation Engineer at Microsoft EMEA Customer Support & Services (CSS). He joined Microsoft in 2008 after working in a customer IT department with a focus on system administration and development. Despite graduating with the highest score in Agricultural Science in 1996, he is in the ERP circuit since 1998 as developer and system implementer for several companies with Microsoft and non-Microsoft technologies. Currently, he is a subject matter expert in EMEA for RDLC Report development and one of Microsoft EMEA CSS reference for Managed Service for Partners (MSfP). Three times IronMan finisher, Duilio lives in Cernusco Sul Naviglio (Italy) with his beloved wife Laura and his 2 years old son Leonardo.