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Microsoft Dynamics NAV by Mark Brummel, Christopher Studebaker, David Studebaker, David Roys, Vjekoslav Babić, Cristina Nicolàs Lorente, Laura Nicolàs Lorente, Alex Chow

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Job Queue Entry Pattern

In Microsoft Dynamics NAV, processes can be automated using the Job Queue. The Job Queue asynchronously processes requests as a background service using an NAV Application Service.

Note

An explanation of the implementation of Job Queue Entry Pattern is available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UA2Pq7fv-Dk&list=PLhZ3P-LY7CqmVszuvtJLujFyHpsVN0U_w&index=15.

Most processes can be wrapped in a Job Queue process by implementing Job Queue Entry Pattern.

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Job Queue can also execute a report. This pattern describes the usage of Codeunits in Job Queue.

Technical description

Job Queue Pattern requires us to wrap the process into a Codeunit that takes a Job Queue Entry as a parameter. This Codeunit then follows a number of steps.

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