Getting started with Extensions 2.0, Hands-on

Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 | From: 11:00:00 to 18:30:00 | Room: PACIFIC 3

The move to a completely new development experience is a big step for Dynamics NAV developers. And that’s not just a click on the button. It means learning a new way of development, a new language (with old components, though) and a new way of deploying customizations. In this workshop, you will learn how to develop an Extension with Visual Studio Code. Hands-on labs will get you in touch with the modern development environment of Dynamics 365 Business Central. At the end, you will be ready to develop apps for Dynamics 365 Business Central! Topics we will cover are: - Overview of extensions and AppSource - Docker and navcontainerhelper - Introduction to Visual Studio Code - The AL Language structure, and how to create objects - Extend standard objects with AL - Time permitting: bonus topics such as source code management, using JSON and XML to connect to web services , and more Please note - this is a full day, hands-on, workshop!! You will have to bring your laptop - we will ensure you have a training environment with everything you need.


Daniel Rimmelzwaan

Partner - CRS

Bio: As a partner with Cloud Ready Software, Daniel has been very busy this past year, creating training material about Dynamics 365 Business Central in the Dynamics Learning Portal, which you can find at He has also taught classes and workshops about development for Business Central, both online in webinar form and in person all over the world, traveling to Europe, Hong Kong, Manila, and various places in the United States. In addition to teaching, Daniel has also been involved in a number of apps for Business Central, most of which are available in AppSource or close to being published. Cloud Ready Software is one of a very few companies that were selected by Microsoft as an ISV Development Center. In that capacity, CRS works closely with Microsoft to get the partner channel Ready to Go and able to develop their IP for Business Central. To read more about Cloud Ready Software and the Ready to Go program, please visit Due to his involvement in the online community, Daniel was awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional Award in July of 2005, and he has been re-awarded every year since then. To learn more about the MVP program, visit

Esben Nyhuus Kristoffersen

Principal Architect - Microsoft

Bio: Esben joined Microsoft in 2003 as a Senior Software Development Engineer working on Microsoft Business Framework (MBF) and later Fenway. He moved to the Dynamics NAV team in 2006. Before joining Microsoft Esben had his own software company that developed project/time management software for Time/system International and later a combined POS and online reservation system for bowling centers. Today Esben is a Principal Architect on the Business Central team. Esben has been a part of the team behind the new developer tools from the inception.