Tag Archives: apex

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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

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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.

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Learn Salesforce with Trailhead and Challenge Yourself on the Force.com Platform

Meet Trailhead, a fast & easy way to get started with building cloud apps on the Salesforce1 Platform. Track your progress through an interactive learning path via points & badges! Plus, explore newly released content & features.

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Apex Best Practices: The 15 Apex Commandments

Follow these 15 Apex Commandments for developing applications with Apex code and Visualforce.

The New Apex Queueable Interface

The new Queueable interface provides you with more tools for writing asynchronous Apex code. Here are more details on how it works.

Announcing the Open-Source WSDL2Apex Generator

I am back with another open-source project. By popular demand, the WSDL2Apex generator is now available for you to improve and repair.

Troubleshooting Apex Performance Problems

Apex Performance Troubleshooting

For architects and developers working with Apex code, debugging performance problems can be difficult. A new article explores some of the common causes of performance issues, and then looks at the process of using debug logs, the Developer Console, and other tools to find and fix performance issues.

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#SFWITWednesday: Meet Our Women in Technology Superheroes!

If you've been keeping up with the news these days, it's no surprise there is a lack of women in tech. I believe one reason is that there are not enough WIT role models! Thankfully salesforce.com has a number of female engineers leading major products, and driving important technical decisions. At salesforce.com we celebrate our women technical leaders – our superheroes – without whom our products would not be the same!

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Understanding the Bulk of the Salesforce1 Platform

In this blog post we discuss one of the basic concepts of the Salesforce1 platform: its ability to operate in Bulk, or in other words, its ability to process more than one record at a time. We touch on areas where bulk processing is relevant and provide examples for how to properly write Apex code for bulk processing.

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The Open-Source Eclipse Plug-in – Yours To Own

The Eclipse plug-in you know and love is now Open-Source. You can now contribute to the tool. You can add that-one-feature you really want, and you can fix a bug that's slowing you down. Here's how.