You might have read my previous posts How Do I: Develop an Extension in Business Central On Premises? and How Do I: Create a Dynamics 365 Business Central Demo/Sandbox Environment? Now you might be wondering, How Do I: Develop an Extension in Business Central Saas, meaning the online Business Central environment?
Well, first of all, logon to Business Central via: http://home.dynamics.com using your Office 365 credentials:
To be able to develop an extension for Business Central, you need a sandbox. G oto search (Alt-Q) and enter Sandbox:
Use the Sandbox Environment (Preview) link:
Use the Create button to create a new sandbox:
Once created, it opens:
You can see this at the top of the window.
Then open https://home.dynamics.com again and select the Sync button:
Your sandbox is now added to your apps, and you can pin it:
Now that you have a sandbox environment, you can setup Visual Studio Code to connect to it.
Start Visual Studio Code and create a new project using AL:Go!
To verify which version our tenant and sandbox are using, verify it in the System Information page:
Then verify that your app.json is using the same version:
Now download symbols:
And then Publish the helloworld app:
Now we get a typical error, like in the previous post, we need to enable the translation file in the app.json:
And now publish again (F5):
Voila, we’re all setup 🙂