Getting Started with iOS App Extensions in Salesforce Mobile SDK Apps

Bundle setting for iOS app extensons

If you’re an iOS developer who wants to use cool iOS app extensions in your Salesforce Mobile SDK app–this post is for you. iOS app extensions provide opportunities for developers to present their app’s functionality outside of their app context. With Mobile SDK, for example, you can use an iOS app extension to show a […]

Maximizing Browser Performance with the Salesforce Console

This article is about the Salesforce Console for service and sales. It does not refer to the Developer Console, or the new Lightning Console Apps coming in Spring ’17. As we mentioned in an earlier blog post here, there can be a significant difference in Console performance depending on which browser you choose. This article will […]

Salesforce Backup and Restore Essentials Part 4: Minimize Transformation when Restoring Data – Engineering

The key challenge in migrating/restoring data is that the act of moving data between environments often times transforms the data. These transformations happen through a variety of mechanisms, from system updates to automation and custom code. But what if you don’t want your data to change? How do you minimize changes to your data? This […]

Boost Productivity in Salesforce Console with Easy Tab Switching

The Salesforce Console is designed to boost productivity in fast-paced service and sales environments. The dashboard-like interface reduces clicking and scrolling so that you can quickly find, update, or create records, and the tabs make it easy for you to see records and their related items on one screen, and work on multiple items simultaneously. […]

Remote Process Invocation – Continuations

When you implement Salesforce, you frequently need to integrate it with other applications. Although each integration scenario is unique, there are common requirements and issues that developers must resolve. This document describes one of the patterns (and others coming soon!!) for these common integration scenarios. Each pattern describes the design and approach for a particular […]

Wave Multi-Currency Datasets using Apex

Wave Multi-currency Dataset

In this post, we are going to show that with Apex, it’s as easy as A-B-C to make Wave datasets speak € ₪ zł. There are a variety of tried-and-true ways to load data into Wave: Upload CSVs via a UI Implement ETL tools that connect to the external API Use a connector for Microsoft Excel Create a Dataflow JSON […]

Disabling TLS 1.0: Preparing Mobile SDK Apps for the Big Change

In early 2017, Salesforce will disable TLS 1.0 and will begin using TLS 1.1/1.2 exclusively. This change is slated to occur on the following schedule:  Sandbox Instances June 25, 2016, at 9:30 AM PDT (16:30 UTC) Production Instances March 4, 2017, at 9:30 AM PST (17:30 UTC) Details for this change are publicly available in […]

Salesforce Backup and Restore Essentials Part ​3​: ​Learn from GE Business Continuity

This article is part 3 of a series written by Sovan Bin from Odaseva. This series details Odaseva and Sovan’s experiences and best-practice recommendations for anyone working with enterprise backup and restore processes.  For more information about backup and recovery see part 1, part 2, and part 4 of this series. Salesforce manages the availability of […]

Salesforce Connect Reporting

Sales Order Listing- Salesforce Connect

Salesforce Connect (Formerly Lightning Connect) is an exciting product that allows organizations to connect external data sources to their Salesforce instance. One way this connection is done uses the OData protocol, but you can now write your own connector in Apex as well. Instead of Standard or Custom Objects, this external data is represented as […]

The Apex Interactive Debugger

You asked for it. We announced it. You waited for it. Finally, we have delivered it. I am pleased to announce that the Apex Interactive Debugger is now generally available! Click through to find out a lot more.