What is SOQL INJECTION

SOQL INJECTION

One of the most important features of an application is the ability to store and retrieve data from the underlying database layer. This interaction with the database happens through SQL in traditional web application and through SOQL in Salesforce application. SOQL in Salesforce is a prime target for exploitation for an attacker trying to gain access to the org’s data.

When a developer trusts a user input incorrectly, leading to exposure of information which is referred to as SOQL Injection attack. With Salesforce development involving database interactions, risk of SOQL injection is obvious

Let’s go through an example demonstrating how a SOQL attack can happen

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Agile Team Dynamics

what is agile team dynamics

On Agile Teams, our utmost priority is to gratify the customer through early and continuous delivery of valuable output. Share the minimum viable product, seek Feedback and implement the changes, that’s the cycle through which the product moves and improves to fulfill the customers’ requirements. Continue reading

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Email Services in Salesforce

Email services in Salesforce are automated processes that uses Apex class to process the Attachments, Headers and Contents of an inbound email.

We can associate each email service with one or more Salesforce-generated email addresses through which users can send messages for processing.

Use of Apex In Email Services

Apex class act as a medium to process incoming email messages. When we set up an email service in salesforce, we need to generate a special email address in which salesforce will receive emails.

We can use Apex to receive and process email and attachments from the external system to the Salesforce Platform.

The email that is sent by the external user is received by the Apex email service in salesforce and processed by Apex classes that uses the Inbound Email object. Continue reading

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Pardot in Salesforce

Introduction:

Pardot in salesforce is a software as a service, marketing automation platform by Salesforce offering email automation, targeted email campaigns and lead management for business to business sales and marketing organizations.

Pardot in salesforce automates common marketing tasks, including:

  1. Tracking customer behaviors
  2. Creating digital marketing campaigns
  3. Webform management
  4. Website tracking
  5. Search engine optimization (SEO)
  6. Social marketing
  7. Landing page marketing
  8. Lead generation
  9. Creating reports to track performance

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Data Migration in Salesforce

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I got an opportunity to work on a Data Migration project early on in my career when I fresh started with Salesforce CRM platform. I faced a lot of challenges and of course, learned a lot with it as well. Continue reading

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Connecting Gravity forms to Pardot

The link between the two worlds

Over the past 20 years, B2B(Business to Business) marketing has emerged a great deal and is affecting the market as largely as possible. It has really bridged the gap between the business and the consumer. Gravity forms to pardot is one such building tool which has become really popular in companies where Pardot B2B Marketing Automation is used extensively.

Now the question you must have is how to connect these two things together in a way that our requirements are met. This can be done by using a component in Pardot Integration called Form handler. So, let us get quickly to the details of it then.

Gravity…The Source

Gravity forms is a built-in plug-in for forms in WordPress and is used widely because of its numerous advantages which make it a robust and practical plug-in. But Why Use Gravity forms? Continue reading

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Progressive Rendering in Communities

With Salesforce releasing progressive rendering in Communities in Summer 2018 release, one can have finer control over display time performance and polish your community’s experience to better engage customers. This feature is available only in Enterprise, Performance, Unlimited, and Developer Editions.

So,What is Progressive Rendering?

Progressive Rendering of pages and images in its simplest is a technique in which the page begins to appear, and the text can be read even before all the text and/or images have been completely downloaded.

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Role of APIs In Salesforce

Salesforce can interact with third party tool (Workbench, Postman etc.) using Salesforce APIs. It is simple, secure and powerful way to get access of salesforce org data. Salesforce APIs provide Rest API, Soap API, Streaming API, Bulk API and Chatter API etc. All has its own functionality. Now we have Challenge that where we should use which API. Below is the explanation for some APIs

What is Rest API?

Rest API is simple and powerful web service. It gives access to your org data in the format of XML or JSON. For example, you can create, update, read and delete (CRUD) your data. Apart from this you can search or retrieve your metadata or query your data. APIs in salesforce is lightweight request and framework and is easy to use. It is an excellent technology for mobile application and web projects. Rest API follow synchronous communication and return data in the form of xml and json according to our choice. Continue reading

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Blockchain in Salesforce

A study says that approx. 14 billion connected things will be in use in 2019, and that the total will reach approx. 30 billion by 2022, producing an immense volume of data. So, the data is going to be gold for any business.

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CanvasJs in Salesforce Lightning

CanvasJS Charts, one of the JavaScript charting libraries.

30 different types of Charts and renders are supported by CanvasJS across devices like iPhone, iPad, Android, Mac & PCs. This give us the facility to create an attractive and rich dashboard that work across devices without compromising on things like maintainability or functionality of any web application. Graphs include several good looking themes and are very fast– resulting in lightweight, beautiful and responsive dashboards.

It is Very simple and intuitive API, comes with Beautiful and Elegant looking themes.

The various interactive features supported by canvasJs are:-

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