Tag Archives: apex

Rendering GitHub JSON Data in Salesforce

In the past it was a huge challenge to provide system users with meaningful views across disparate data sets.  Data silos required complex integration and ETL (Extract-Transform-Load) tooling to provide correlations in a single user interface.  Lightning Connect makes this easy by allowing external data sources to be exposed in Salesforce and correlated with standard […]

Improving Query Performance for Salesforce Knowledge Articles

This post discusses how to best leverage file field attributes in queries on Knowledge Articles for optimal performance. We present a use case where additional logic needs to be implemented in Apex.

Salesforce Integration

Integrating With Salesforce Using Apex

Introduction This article concludes the series, Learning Salesforce Integration, which details various integration options with Salesforce. It covers using Apex for building integrations, which becomes a necessity for not-so-straight-forward scenarios. Though the scenarios listed here are simple, the idea is to share code snippets that can be used to quickly build a working interface. So why take […]

Developer Checklist

Developer Best Practices Checklist

Use this developer checklist while planning or writing Force.com Visualforce and Apex platform code to make sure you're covering all your bases.

The Platform Cache

We are adding a cache to the Salesforce1 Platform. You’re welcome.


Build Reporting Apps Using Lightning Components and the Salesforce Analytics API

This post sets the stage for using Salesforce1 Lightning and the reporting API for Apex to make a reporting app. It gives a brief intro to Lightning components, and describes how to get data out of the analytics API.

Discover the Amazingness of Apex Top Video Clips to Watch.

With Force.com, you can implement business logic and build entire apps using point-and-click features such as workflows and approval processes. But sometimes you need even more control and that's when you can leverage the power of Apex. Apex is a strongly-typed, object-oriented programming language that lets you centralize and execute flow and transaction control statements […]

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What Is A Gack?

If you’ve been around Salesforce long enough, you have probably encountered a screen saying "An internal server error has occurred." That screen is what we call a GACK. This message is part of an elaborate system for efficiently bringing these events to the attention of R&D. Click to learn about that system


Apex Continuations: Asynchronous Callouts from Visualforce Pages

Asynchronous Callouts, generally available with Spring '15, are a new Apex feature that allow you to escape the limit of ten concurrent long-running callouts, where 'long-running' means 'more than five seconds'. Discover how you can use Asynchronous Callouts with JavsScript Remoting.