Challenge #4 – Translate Item Descriptions

For companies that provide item descriptions in more than one language, storing these descriptions on the item card (via extended text, for example) provides a ready-to-use reference.  As new items are entered, a service would translate the item description into one or more languages and store the translation for reference or use on orders or e-commerce engines. Continue reading

Challenge #2 – Geocode customers

As customers are created or modified, their addresses are automatically geocoded and their location are stored in a set of new fields on the Customer table. A factbox showing the current location of the customer on a map is added to the Customer Card and links to open a large map or get directions are available as well. As a bonus, you can create an action, which will display all customers within a certain range on a map. Continue reading

Challenge #1 – Auto-fill company information on the customer card

As a new customer is entered in Dynamics 365 Business Central, the user can decide to enter a domain name instead of the name, which leads to the system looking up the information for the company associated with this domain name from a Web Service and filling out the remaining fields on the customer card with information obtained from the Web Service.  Continue reading