Using a Synology NAS as VPN Server

Did you know that it is possible to use a Synology NAS as VPN Server? You can install the VPN Server from the Package Center.


Microsoft Dynamics Convergence 2013

This year Microsoft Dynamics Convergence 2013 is taking place in New Orleans. Unfortunately I will not be able to attend the Convergence – but I’m still able to following it


Locking and Unlocking Objects

With Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 R2 the possibility for locking and unlocking objects was introduced and does also exist in NAV 2013. Locking and unlocking objects is very useful in environments where multiple developers are working together in the same […]


Windows Runtime Debugger

If you have installed Visual Studio you will notice the Windows Runtime Debugger has been replaced with the “Just-In-Time Debugger”. Sometimes this is Ok, but if you are running jobs that need to be running silence, then this is not always a good thing.

So what to do? Just change the Windows Runtime Debugger back to Dr Watson. You can do this by using the command drwtsn32 -i. Just run it in a command prompt and the Windows Runtime Debugger is back to Dr. Watson.

Starting Dynamics NAV 2009 RTC from another application

With Dynamics NAV 2009 you have now 2 possible clients. You can use the Classic client, as you know from ealier version and the new Role Tailored Client.

The Classic client can be started from another application as described in an ealier article: Starting Navision from another application.

The Role Tailored Client can use the new “protocol” DynamicsNAV for starting / calling the client.
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Using BigText in a Report

As you properly know BigText can be used to handle large texts.
BigText is stored in records as Blob fields, so what to do if you like to use the BigText in a Report?

First you have to get the text from the Blob field. This is done by using streams. Read more »

Let’s Quiz!

Just found a new plug-in for WordPress – Quizzin. It lets you add quizzes to your blogs. So why not test it!

Just for fun, have I made a little quiz containing 12 questions.
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What’s new in Dynamics NAV 2009?

One of the major changes is that now Dynamics NAV 2009 is a three-tier solution.

It comes with 2 clients – Dynamics NAV Classic, which is equal to the “old” clients, and the new Role Tailored client.

As a developer, you will mainly be using the Classic client, because all changes have to be done in the classic client.

So what’s new in the Classic client? Read more »

Dataport error: The length of the source exceeds the size of the destination buffer.

A college of mine came to me last day with a weird problem. She had build a data port, where the export was going well – but when the data should be imported again, she got the error “The length of the source exceeds the size of the destination buffer.” So what to do? Read more »