Monitoring and telemetry in F&O

Applications Insights in an Azure service for monitoring of applications. Many Azure Services support it out of the box – you just connect, say, an Azure Function to Application Insights and it’ll automatically start collecting information about performance, failed requests and so on. Using Application Insights API from D365FO is possible and several people in …

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F&O development with multiple version control workspaces

The usual setup (documented by Microsoft) of version control for F&O is using Team Foundation Version Control and configuring the workspace mapping like this: $/MyProject/Trunk/Main/Metadata k:\AosService\PackagesLocalDirectory $/MyProject/Trunk/Main/Projects c:\Users\Admin123456789\Documents\Visual Studio 2019\Projects This means that PackagesLocalDirectory contains both standard packages (such as ApplicationSuite) and custom packages, i.e. your development and ISV solutions you’ve installed. This works fine …

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Acceptance Test Library

Acceptance Test Library (ATL) in F&O isn’t a new feature, but many people aren’t aware of it, therefore let me try to raise awareness a bit. ATL is used in automated tests written by developers and its purpose is to easily create test data and verify results. Here is an example of such a test: …

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HcmWorkerV2

I was asked to investigate why some changes disappeared from Employess form in F&O. If I open Human resources > Workers > Employees and right-click the form, it shows that its name is HcmWorker. That’s expected. But it’s a lie. There is a feature called Streamlined employee entry (HcmWorkerV2Feature class) and if it’s enabled, another form …

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