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Microsoft Edge Insider

Probably you all heard about the initiative from Microsoft to create a new Edge browser based on the Chromium open source project. Microsoft has a Microsoft Edge Insider program. I was wondering if the new browser would work together with Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations already. While exploring the option of this browser, I found two new features which will help users and professionals working with Microsoft Dynamics 365.

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The Microsoft team did release platform update 13 for Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, Enterprise edition. One of the new features is Custom fields. This feature lets a power user or system administrator configure new fields on existing tables without using the development environment and deploy it on the other environments. It is a neat feature which can be of interest, but you also have to be aware of all pitfalls and downsides. In this post, I will tell you more about the custom fields.

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Recently we had a challenge to read uncommitted data from the Dynamics 365 for Operations database. Usually this is not required as you may retrieve dirty data. When using a business application, you should rely on correct and committed data as otherwise reporting might provide you incorrect data. However, if you find a very good reason to change the isolation level temporary, this post will guide you how to achieve this. Read more

After implementing Microsoft Dynamics AX and now Dynamics 365 already for years, there are features in the product that are missing or there are things wrong or not supported. There are some ways to provide feedback to Microsoft. This post is intended to get you familiar with Microsoft Connect. Also some of my thoughts on this tool will be described which should be picked up by partners, customers but also Microsoft themselves. Read more