NAV development projects – general guidance

Now that we understand the basic workings of the NAV C/SIDE development environment and C/AL, we'll review the process of software design for NAV enhancements and modifications.

When we start a new project, the goals and constraints for the project must be defined. The degree to which we meet these will determine our successes. Following are some examples:

  • What are the functional requirements and what flexibility exists within these?
  • What are the user interface standards?
  • What are the coding standards?
  • What are the calendar and financial budgets?
  • What existing capabilities within NAV will be used?

Knowledge is the key

Designing for NAV requires more forethought and knowledge of the operating details of the application ...

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