Category Archives: Salesforce Tips & Tricks

Salesforce Summer’12 release notes

Salesforce is getting ready with Summer’12 release notes, are you ready? Here are the pre-release notes, seems to be it takes couple more days to get the full release notes Updated Summer’12 Release Notes Signup for Pre-release Here are some … Continue reading

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Syncing quotes using Apex

Wondering how to sync quote with an opportunity using Apex? Did you tried updating the “IsSyncing” field and it showed an error saying field is not writable? If yes then here is the solution for you. At the Opportunity level you … Continue reading

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First look at next generation data loader by Jitterbit

Jitterbit is a leader in the integration of on-premise as well as cloud. They built a next generation data loader and which works excellent and the UI is fantastic!!! Here is the installer for pre-release data loader http://www.jitterbit.com/salesforce/data-loader Some helpful … Continue reading

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Salesforce clone utility class

Do you ever wonder to clone an object, if yes then I have an utility which works for every object.  Usage of this code: You can call this class from a custom button/visualforce page/apex class. Happy coding…

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Displaying a grid in Salesforce with the help of ExtJS

As ExtJS growing rapidly in a javascript world, you might wanted to embed these features in your salesforce instance(s). Are you excited to learn something with ExtJS, then here is the blog on how to get started with ExtJS. This is a simple … Continue reading

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Salesforce Utility Methods

Here are some of the utility methods, which we will be using very frequently in our salesforce world. Any addons to these methods are highly appreciated.

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Pagination using standardsetcontroller

As the number of records increases, the time required for the browser to render them increases. Paging is used to reduce the amount of data exchanged with the client. Paging is typically handled on the server side (standardsetcontroller). The page sends … Continue reading

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Wanted to know about Salesforce APIs?

Are you really go crazy sometimes like me to find out the differences between APIs in salesforce? If yes here are the answers for most of the questions. http://blogs.developerforce.com/tech-pubs/2011/10/salesforce-apis-what-they-are-when-to-use-them.html A great article by Dianne with the help of Pat Patterson.

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How to rename and move a file to new location when we use a command line data loader

I have been using command line data loader quite a long time but many times we wanted to rename the processed file by adding the current data and time and move it to a different location. Here is the script … Continue reading

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Workbench on Cloud

Good news folks, now the workbench (beta) is available as a cloud service instead of installation headaches what an individual developer is having (especially who doesn’t know how PHP works) Here is the url for your test If you would … Continue reading

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