Tag Archives: apex


Data Chunking Techniques for Massive Orgs

Learn how to use 2 awesome PK chunking techniques along with some JavaScript to effectively query large databases that would otherwise be impossible to query.

Avoiding Apex Speeding Tickets (Concurrent Request Limits via Synchronous Callouts)

Oh, that error.... Perhaps you’ve seen it before: “Unable to process request: Concurrent requests limit exceeded”. This is the Apex concurrency limiter giving you a "speeding ticket". Believe it or not, the Apex concurrency limit is your friend. It isolates several failure scenarios and contains them from propagation across the Salesforce App Cloud, which might otherwise […]

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 […]