Top 5 Simplanova blog posts of 2022

Ieva Kavaliauskaite

Marketing Manager

Topic: Technical

Date: 20 Dec 2022

The year is ending, and we can review how productive they were and what innovations they brought to the Dynamics world. Looking back to 2022, we found a lot of trending news and insights, which we want to share with you again.

 

 

Top 5 articles of 2022

 

 

1. Guidelines for Partners: Media file management using MediaSet

Media, such as images, are frequently used in Dynamics 365 Business Central. This blog post introduces Media, Mediaset data types, and how to upload and download images using MediaSet in Dynamics Business Central 365. Have a look here.

 

2. Guidelines for Partners: Overcoming File Management limitations in SaaS using BlobStorages

One of the major limitations we face when upgrading to Business Central’s SaaS environment is the usage of our local or server’s file system. Various NAV or BC solutions often use the file system to save files for archiving purposes or to be processed later by an automated job.

There are multiple methods of refactoring various file system usage ranging from file downloads and uploads to connecting to an online drive. In this guideline, our project manager Simonas will cover this by creating his own BlobStorage and replicating a file system by allowing the user to save and load files from the newly created BlobStorage. Have a look here.

 

3. Guidelines for Partners: How to Access OneDrive using Graph API in Business Central

One of the significant limitations we face when upgrading to Business Central’s SaaS environment is our local or server’s file system usage. Various NAV or BC solutions often use the file system to save files for archiving purposes or to be processed later by an automated job.

There are multiple methods of refactoring various file system usage ranging from file downloads and uploads to connecting to an online drive. In this guideline, our project manager Simonas will develop an app that can connect to an online drive using Microsoft’s Graph API through Azure services. Have a look here.

 

4. Dynamics 365 Business Central 2022 Wave 2: a new release is approaching

The new version (21) of Dynamics 365 Business Central was released in October. Microsoft MVP for Business Applications Stefano Demiliani provided his insights on what changes (new features or improvements) were made in the Dynamics 365 Business Central 2022 Wave 2 release. Have a look here.

 

5. Guidelines for Partners: How to create and send an email message in Business Central 20 using replaced SMTP module

As you probably have noticed, the SMTP module was replaced by “Email – SMTP Connector” and “Email – SMTP API” apps in the Business Central 20 version and will cause an error if you use the standard SMTP module. So, in this article, our Developer Gabrielė presents possible SMTP mailing usages and how you can rework the old functionality. Have a look here.

 

 


 

 

We hope you enjoyed Simplanova’s review of the most popular articles of 2022 and are ready for new blog posts, reviews, and insights that 2022 will bring!