Maximizing your Development Effectively with Extensions

What can Extensions do for you and your clients? It’s a long, long list. So, let’s begin at the beginning by looking at what Extensions are. As implied by the name, Extensions allow you quickly and easily tailor, extend, and build applications to fit your Dynamics clients’ specific needs — with little to no code.

The Benefits of Using Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central as a Platform for App Builders

Once again, it’s a long, long list. Here are a few of the benefits:

  • Experience seamless onboarding

  • Use Microsoft Go-to-Market (GTM) Services

  • Enhance the business value and increase deal size with existing and new customers

  • Achieve greater scale

  • Bundle with Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI, Azure AI, and many others

What Can You Build?

Here are just 2 examples:

  • Develop a Vertical Solution – You can create an app for a specific industry using the new, modern development tools and Extensions version 2.0.

  • Development of a Horizontal Solution – You can create an add-on app that integrates with Business Central and build an interface based on how your clients want their data to flow between Business Central and your services.

Expedite Your Clients Transition from Microsoft Dynamics NAV to Business Central

Importing business data from NAV to Business Central is a breeze. You can use Extensions 2.0 or Excel. Business Central includes templates for accounts, customers, vendors, and inventory items that you can choose to apply when you import your clients’ data. You can import master data and some transactional data from NAV based on the default configuration package in Business Central. You can work with the package to import and validate the data before you apply the package.

The default configuration package supports 26 tables. Here is a small sampling:

  • GL Account

  • Customer

  • Vendor

  • Item

  • Gen. Journal Line

  • Item Journal Line

  • Customer Posting Group

  • Vendor Posting Group

  • Inventory Posting Group

Get to Know Extensions

If we have piqued your interest and you want to learn, Liberty Grove is your source of up-to-date information about Extensions. Call us at 630-858-7388 or email us at

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