Tag Archives: application development

Developer Console Logging – Poetry in Motion

Developer Console - Execute Anonymous Window

Have you heard that logging is repetitive or indecipherable? At first glance, logging might be intimidating, but thanks to the Developer Console Log Inspector, you can turn even the longest logs into poetry – or whatever you want. This post shows how to use the Developer Console Log Inspector (Summer ’13) to view and filter […]

Preview the Spring ’13 Developer Docs

Documentation page

Spring ’13 is on its way! Check out the Developer docs and release notes for the upcoming Spring ’13 release.

Apex UI Buttons

Apex Code Button

You can execute Apex code from a detail page button in Salesforce, using very basic VisualForce. This blog post offers step-by-step instructions on how, and an explanation of the technology behind it.

Ace! Salesforce ERD Data Models Discovered

Chatter REST API Data Model

Every once in a while you uncover a Salesforce documentation gem that makes you feel like you’ve aced Roger Federer at Wimbledon. Just happened!

Default Namespaces in Apex

Apex Code

Your org has a namespace, whether you are doing packaging or not. Here is an explanation of that namespace, and how it is used in Apex.

Passing Parameters By Reference and By Value in Apex

Apex Code

We will be making a change to the Apex documentation on the notion of “pass by reference”.  Here is a detailed explanation of why the change is being made. The current Apex documentation says that non-primitive variables are passed by reference: “Also note that all primitive variables are passed by value, while all non-primitive data […]