Dynamic list of methods to execute (in D365FO)

Imagine that you’re running a set of payment matching rules or you’re trying to find discounts based on various criteria. You’ll try one way to find the data, if it doesn’t bring anything, you try another one, and so on. A typical implementation looks like this: found = trySomething();   if (!found) { found = …

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Fixed-width text files in data management (F&O)

Data management in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations supports several types of files for import and export. I usually see XML, Excel and CSV used, but sometimes we also need to deal with a text format with fixed-width columns. It means that there is no column separator as in CSV – we know that …

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Animated GIF thumbnails from a video

This blog post isn’t about Dynamics AX / Dynamics 365, although it may occasionally be useful for some AX/D365 developers as well. Let’s say I have a 30 minutes long movie that I want to share on a website and I want to give people an idea about the content of the video. Therefore I …

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