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Visual Studio Code AL Language extension for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central


The main purpose of this repository is to track issues regarding the latest version of the AL compiler and developer tools available in the Visual Studio Code Marketplace or as part of the AL Developer Preview builds for Dynamics 365 Business Central. In addition, you will find code samples to help you get started writing extensions in AL and get familiar with the tools.


For documentation about using the AL Language to extend Dynamics 365 Business Central, read some of our topics on Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central docs:
Getting Started
Building Your First Sample Extension
Developer Reference

Bugs and feature requests

If you have encountered a bug or you have a feature request, please first read the contributing guidelines and then search for existing and closed issues.

Bugs pertaining to the AL compiler and the developer tools for the latest version can be filed in this repository. We will respond to these issues on a best-effort basis.

See the triage process document for more information on how we handle incoming requests.


Our answers to frequently asked questions can be found in our FAQ. To get help from community members please use one of the following resources:

Related projects

The following repositories can provide additional resources depending on the issues that you are facing:


Please read through our contributing guidelines.

Code of conduct

This project has adopted the Microsoft Open Source Code of Conduct. For more information see the Code of Conduct FAQ or contact with any additional questions or comments.

AL Developer Preview builds

To get access to the AL Developer Preview builds you need to be part of the Ready2Go program. Detailed instructions can be found at


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Licensed under the MIT license.