Polymorphism is a great thing. .NET, Java, C++ and other folks have enjoyed its benefits for a long time, some more than a quarter century already. Meanwhile, we, the meager C/AL bunch, can only dream about it and draft our little patterns that all come short of it if only by a tiny bit.
Sometimes it feels like writing code with a chalk on a blackboard. There may be no end to your imagination, but there is a very real end to what the board can do for you.
But dream we can. And let me have another dream.
Continue reading I had a dream: codeunit references
I was involved with three go-lives this month. Not all of them required the same level of engagement, that was the major survival factor for me, but nevertheless I got into an interesting discussion with a colleague.
– So it was three projects this month, huh? All of the NAV? – she asked.
– No, it was one NAV, two of them were business intelligence ones.
– Ah, ok, so they are not business critical. – she concluded.
Continue reading How critical is business intelligence?