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Extending Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 Cookbook by Alexander Drogin

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Chapter 9. Events and Extension Packages

In this chapter, we will cover the following recipes:

  • Subscribing to business and integration events
  • Subscribing to global events
  • Using database trigger events
  • Extending UI with page trigger events
  • Creating custom events
  • Subscribing to events in runtime
  • Developing an extension
  • Installing an extension

Introduction

The concept of events has been introduced in NAV 2016 to simplify the customization of system functionality and isolate custom modifications in the code and the data model from the NAV application. Keeping custom modifications apart from the base application helps developers to reduce maintenance cost and simplify the upgrade process.

Event processing includes two steps. First, an event is raised by an event ...

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