Category Archives: Apex Development

Developing Visualforce Apps using Salesforce Angular

Have you ever wondered how cool it would be to have the flexibility and features Salesforce Angular JS framework provides, inside a Visualforce page in Salesforce platform? Well, wait no more, keep reading to get a perfect solution for this. This blog will introduce you to AngularJS in salesforceand how to develop Visualforce apps using angular.

Every web application requires client-side JavaScript, HTML, and CSS. Without using any server framework like Rails, Node, PHP, etc. the entire application can be built using just the front-end tools and languages.

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Predicting Success of your Salesforce Development Project

Can you really predict the success of your Salesforce Development /Integration project with a high degree of confidence at the beginning of your project?

The answer is No!

But you can rate your people, process and tools that are required for success and use that to predict success with a ‘good enough’ confidence level.

Salesforce lightning

Pillars of Salesforce Development Project success.

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Deployment Tools in Salesforce

A typical development process requires building, testing, and staging before releasing to a production environment. During this development cycle, one might migrate many times, either to keep development organizations in sync or to move changes through development organizations toward production and this is what we call Salesforce deployment.

Salesforce deployment is the migration of metadata from one Salesforce organization to another. If you are looking to enhance your Salesforce DevOps (Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployments) practices, this blog could get you started with the basics.

There are number of deployment tools available each having its own pros and cons. Some of them are listed below: Continue reading

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Is Race Condition a myth in Salesforce?

Since the introduction of the concept of multithreading in apex salesforce, there has been a drastic change in the way we code. Now multiple threads run in parallel, hence many tasks can be performed at the same time.

Salesforce too adhered to this concept taking a step forward in its endeavor and provided a multi-threaded environment.

But everything has its pros and cons and so did parallelism. Though it completely changed the way programs are executed but brought with it a new concurrency bug what we call as race condition.

When does multithreading in apex salesforce actually occur?

Race condition occurs when two thread operate on same object without proper synchronization and there operation interleaves on each other. Continue reading

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Salesforce & IoT

Anything that can be connected, will be connected. This quote by Jason Morgan of Forbes.com, is going to be, what future holds, with the increasing growth of the concept of IoT. Simply put, Internet of things is a system of electronic devices or components, interconnected with each other through Internet and capable of exchanging data and information.  The devices include everything ranging from cellphones, coffee makers, headphones, smart wearables to components of machines like engine of an airplane etc. The IoT allows the devices to be remotely sensed and controlled using the existing network structure; which enables the opportunity to directly integrate them with other devices or networks. So basically, IoT is a giant network of connected things.

Why use IoT & How big is it?

A survey conducted by HP estimated that the growth of IoT will be exponential and by 2025, over one trillion devices will be connected through IoT. Another report by Cisco predicts that IoT will generate $14.4 trillion in value across all industries in the next decade. These surveys suggest towards a fully automated future.

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Apex Code to Create Recurring Event in Salesforce Lightning

In this article, I am sharing my approach and code required for fetching recurring events in Salesforce Lightning.  The use cases could be creating a recurring pickup, order placement etc. You would need basic knowledge of Apex and Salesforce Lightning.

This screen will give you an idea about the recurring UI.

.create recurring event in salesforce lightning

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Best Programming Practices

Any code when written in a clean, easy to understand and formatted way is easily readable and accepted by everyone.

It is essential for everyone to easily understand the code one writes as same projects can involve participation of multiple programmers. For easy identification and understanding of the code and code flow by everyone involved, it is essential that the code is structured, clean, and easily maintainable.

Explained below are some of the practices to write clean and understandable code.

 

Commenting and Documentation

For any software project reliable documentation is crucial. Commenting and documentation helps one analyze what’s happening inside the code. This is very crucial for the one who is examining the code for the very first time. Writing comments for methods or functions is good for understanding its purpose. They can quickly show what a complex function is doing.

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Schedule data loader in Salesforce

Data loader is a tool provided by the salesforce so that we can perform various functions through it. The functions could be insert, update, delete, export, export all, upsert. This is a migration tool which is used to migrate data more than 50,000 in number, but a drawback of it is that it cannot scheduled.

Thus to overcome this drawback we make use of dataloader through command line interface which is scheduled with task manager.

The most important part of setting up Salesforce Command Line Data loader is to generate the encrypted password using utility provided by the Data Loader.

C:\Program Files (x86)\salesforce.com\Data Loader\bin

How to schedule data loader in Salesforce

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