Tag Archives: apex

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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

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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!