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Developing Custom Components for Dashbuilder

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Dashbuilder is the component of Business Central that allows users to create pages and dashboards. Pages are made of small components that can show data, they are so-called displayers. By default dashbuilder provides multiple displayers that users can drag to pages, for instance: In Business Central 7.43, we introduced a new way of displaying dataRead more →

Dashbuilder Runtime Embedded Mode

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Dashbuilder Runtime (DB) allows you to run your dashboards in a cloud-ready web application. Since jBPM 7.40 users can access their dashboards by logging directly into DB or they can bring dashboards to their application by using the improved embedded mode. With embedded mode Dashbuilder Runtime can be part of users’ own application. The REST APIRead more →

Multi Dashboards support in Dashbuilder Runtime

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Foz do Iguaçu Falls In a recent blog post, we introduced Dashbuilder Runtime and mentioned that you can either select a ZIP file to be started as the dashboard or upload a dashbuilder one time to be used. These behaviors are called Runtime mode, and they are STATIC and SINGLE_IMPORT. In release 7.42 we introduced aRead more →

Introducing Dashbuilder Runtime

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Business Process monitoring via dashboards and reports is a crucial part of a successful business automation deployment. In Business Central (BC), it is possible to monitor the execution of processes and human tasks using dashboards. Under the hood, every dashboard living in BC is actually built with a tool called Dashbuilder. It allows users toRead more →

Reading resources with the new Resource Content API

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Kogito Tooling Resource Content API Photo by Douglas do Vale Editors can now fetch contents of files by accessing the object window.envelope.resourceContentEditorService and calling methods get(uri) to retrieve a resource content and list(glob pattern) to list available resources URIs. GWT editors projects can make use of Resource Content by adding the dependency org.appformer:appformer-kogito-bridge to their projects, inheritingRead more →

Form Field CSS Configuration in Business Central

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Business Central has a powerful tool to create forms for some of its elements: Business Processes Human Tasks Data Objects You can create a from manually or let Business Central generate the forms for you. Once the forms are generated it is possible to modify its layout, remove and add new fields and HTML elementsRead more →

Workbench Consolidation and Profiles

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KIE Workbench Consolidation: welcome Business Central KIE (Knowledge Is Everything) is an umbrella brand offering a complete portfolio of solutions for business automation. It contains a group of related projects including Drools (business rule management system), jBPM (a flexible Business Process Management Suite) and OptaPlanner (constraint solver). These projects are generally consumed via API in JavaRead more →

Business Central has a new Chart API

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Business Central comes with standard dashboards aimed to show processes and tasks summaries. The API behind dashboards in Business Central is from Dashbuilder and it provides ways to display data using the concept of Displayers, for each chart our component type we have a displayer behind it. A displayer needs a renderer to do theRead more →