Monday, April 1, 2019

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central: Links to Information and Resources

By Steve Endow

Last updated October 20, 2020     (192 resources)

There is so much information being published about Dynamics 365 Business Central that it's difficult to keep track of everything.  I am collecting links to information and resources here for my reference.  I will update this list regularly as I find new resources.

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Microsoft Resources

Dynamics 365 Business Central Documentation

Dynamics 365 Business Central blog

Dynamics 365 Business Central for Partners blog

Business Central "" Shortcuts

Business Central Release Notes:

Business Central Major Updates:

Business Central Minor Release Notes:

Business Central Update History Build Numbers  (no available yet)

Business Central Security Documentation:

Business Central App Performance Documentation: 

Business Central AppInsights Telemetry Documentation:

Business Central AppInsights Telemetry Samples:

Business Central Ideas Site:

Business Central Courses on MS Learn:

Business Central "Ready To Go" program:

Business Central "Ready To Go" Office Hours monthly call:

BC Cloud Service Compliance Brochure:

Business Central Supported Countries and Languages:

Business Central Productivity Tips:

Business Central Keyboard Shortcuts:

Business Central Add-n Apps:

Business Central 14.x - 15.x - Cloud Upgrade Slide Deck:

Business Central Windows App:

Business Central and Power BI:

Create Azure VM with BC Docker Container:

Create Azure VM with custom BC Container:

Create Azure VM with ARM template for DevOps build agent:

Business Central Bing Maps Integration App:

Online Training Resources

Setup a Free Online BC SaaS Sandbox (Erik Hougaard YouTube video)

Microsoft Learn Business Central Online Learning Paths

Microsoft Learn Business Central Online Learning Modules (individual lessons)

UseDynamics Video User Guides for Dynamics 365 Business Central

iNECTA University Business Central Video Tutorials

Older Microsoft eLearning Training Courses

Business Central training courses available for download

Note 1: Some of the download links in the article do not work. Scroll down to the comments to find a list from "mbiggs" that has alternative links to the download pages.

Note 2: After downloading the files, read these instructions on how to play the course, and open the SCO1\onlineLauncher.htm file in Edge. I was only able to get them to display properly using the Edge browser.  (much thanks to Marton Sagi for the pointer)

Business Central "Connect, Configure, and Explore" pre-sales webinars


Dynamics 365 Business Central Community Forum Forum

Dynamics User Group Forum

User Groups & Conferences

Business Central Beerinars

Business Central User Group / NAVUG (Dynamic Communities)

Directions Asia Conference (March/April)

User Group Summit Europe (March)

Directions NA Conference (May)

Directions EMEA Days of Knowledge Conference - Denmark (May)

User Group Summit Australia (August)

User Group Summit North America (October)

Directions EMEA Conference (October)

NAV Tech Days - Belgium (November)

User Group World Tour

Dynamics User Group

Business Central Docker Resources

Ricardo Paiva's Docker and PowerShell Cheat Sheets

Steve Endow's List of Basic Docker Commands

Krzysztof's Azure Data Studio Workbook with BC Container Helper Commands

Businesscentral Sandbox on Docker Hub

Business Central on Docker for Non-Experts

PowerShell for Non-Experts - Helpful for understanding BC Docker scripts

Which Docker Image is Right For You?

Docker images available for Windows Server 2019

Where to find the Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Docker Images

Business Central Sandbox Docker Images

Install Docker Engine on Windows 10 without Hyper-V

Business Central Docker on Windows 10 v1809

Development Resources

AL for Beginners Workbook 

Business Central Development YouTube Playlist 

Business Central Role Center "Home Page" Design Elements

Business Central Card and Document Page Design Elements

Business Central Style Guide - Colors and Typefaces

Best Practices for AL 

AppSourceCop Analyzer Rules

CodeCop Analyzer Rules

PerTenantExtensionCop Analyzer Rules

UICop Analyzer Rules

AL on GitHub

AL Hackathon site

Dynamics 365 Business Central web APIs

AL Language Extension by Eric Wauters and Cloud Ready Software

CRS AL Language Extension on GitHub

AZ AL Dev Tools/AL Code Outline

VS Code AL Extension Pack blog post (by "Waldo" - Eric Wauters)

VS Code AL Extension Pack (by "Waldo" - Eric Wauters)

Working with BC Translations and Azure Cognitive Services (by James Pearson)


Dynamics 365 Business Central Field Guide

Automated Testing in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

Programming Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central - Sixth Edition

Dynamics 365 Business Central Development Quick Start Guide

Implementing Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central On-Premise

Mastering Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

Dynamics 365 Business Central Cookbook

Business Central News and Podcasts

MS Dynamics World Business Central News & Resources

BCUG / NAVUG Podcasts  (iTunesOvercastPlayer.fmListenNotesSoundcloudPodBean)

The Innovia Conversation a Business Central Podcast

Enterprise Software Podcast


Freddy Kristiansen's blog - Microsoft

Christian Heide Damm blog posts - Microsoft

"Waldo's Blog"   (Eric Wauters)

Stefano Demiliani's blog

Erik Hougaard's blog

Vjekoslav Babić's blog

Luc van Vugt's blog

Andrey Baludin's blog

Saurav Dhyani's blog

Mark Brummel's blog

myNAVblog - Krzysztof Bialowas's blog

Aleksandar Totovic's blog

Dmitry Katson's blog

Steven Renders' blog

Daniel Rimmelzwaan's blog

Ammolh Saallvi's blog

Roberto Stefanetti's blog

Luc van Vugt's blog

Tobias Fenster's blog

Arend-Jan Kauffmann's blog

Gunnar Gestsson's blog

Gavin Whittaker's blog - The Dynamics Explorer

Shawn Dorward's blog - Life Hacks 365

NAV Bits and Bytes blog - Michael Glue

James Pearson's blog

Shannon Mullins' blog

Peter Zentner's blog

Jatin Patel's blog 

Tanya Henderson's blog

Mahmoud AlSaadi's blog

Tharanga Chandrasekara's blog

Kristen Hosman's blog

Ricardo Paiva Moinhos's Blog

Jeremy Vyska's Blog

Twitch Channels

Steve Endow

Jeremy Vyska


Dyn365 BC Community Twitter list (maintained by Stefan Maroń)

Steve Endow 😉

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

Freddy Kristiansen - Microsoft

Eva Dupont - Microsoft

Kennie Pontoppidan - Microsoft

Vincent Nicolas - Microsoft

Blazej Kotelko - Microsoft

Duilio Tacconi - Microsoft

Jannik Bausager - Microsoft

Dmitry Chadayev - Microsoft

Mike Borg Cardona - Microsoft

Frank Spronck - Microsoft

Christian Heide Damm - Microsoft

Waldo (Eric Wauters) - MVP

Vjekoslav Babic - MVP

Erik Hougaard - MVP

Dmitry Katson - MVP

James Crowter - MVP

Luc van Vugt - MVP

Tobias Fenster - MVP

Steven Renders - MVP

Stefano Demiliani - MVP

Kamil Sacek - MVP

Andrey Baludin - MVP

Saurav Dhyani - MVP

Tharanga Chandrasekara - MVP

Roberto Stefanetti - MVP

Arend-Jan Kauffmann - MVP

Gunnar Gestsson - MVP

Ryo Yoshijima - MVP

Mahmoud AlSaadi - MVP

Mark Brummel

Marton Sagi

Krzysztof Bialowas (myNAVblog)

Aleksandar Totovic

Ammolh Saallvi

Daniel Rimmelzwaan

Andrzej Zwierzchowski

NAV Bits and Bytes - Michael Glue

James Pearson

Shannon Mullins

Peter Zentner

Jatin Patel 

Tanya Henderson

Natalie Karolak

Kristen Hosman

Jeremy Vyska

Michael Megel

Open Source Projects

The Biggening Corporation by Jeremy Vyska

Free** or Open Source Products  (**conditions may apply)

Hodor NV - ALOps - CI/CD Pipeline for Azure DevOps (**free for public / open source projects)

Hodor NV - ALOps YouTube Channel


  1. Replies
    1. Thanks! I've added Gunnar's blog and Twitter link

  2. Thank you very much for your work and time Steve Endow. It would be great to create a list of the users that you share above in order to follow whole people in Twitter with a single click!

    1. Interesting idea! I think I may have found a way to do that. It looks like it will require a Chrome Extension and a few clicks, but if it works, it should be much faster than following each account separately.

  3. Thanks for collecting all these great ressources in one place.
    Would it be possible to get all the RSS feeds as an OPML file? Would give everyone the option to quickly follow all the blogs.

    And if you've found a solution to follow all twitter accounts in a few clicks, please do share the approach.

    1. Hi Jeppe, thanks for the note.

      I haven't heard of OPML, but I will look into it. I'll have to see if the blogs have RSS feeds and whether I can assemble and maintain a list.

      The Twitter list seems to be more difficult. I believe I can create and share a Twitter "list", but it is very tedious to create one manually with lots of accounts through the Twitter web site. If you are aware of any good ways to share the list in a way that allows people to bulk follow, please let me know.

  4. Indeed impressive. Steve, you might want to add this YouTube channel

  5. Steve, we also have: and :-) Enjoy!


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