Creating Child Objects Using Apex REST API

User Story We have an external application that collects Account and Contact information. The application sends information in JSON format. Previously, our sales team input this information manually. Let’s automate the process! Background The Apex REST API allows us to expose our Apex classes and methods to external applications via REST architecture. The Salesforce RESTContinue reading “Creating Child Objects Using Apex REST API”

Displaying Captured Geolocation on a Google Map

Introduction Today I’ll be expanding on my previous post, Capturing Geolocation Using Lightning Components. If you don’t need to capture your device’s geolocation for a lead, that’s okay! This tutorial can be used on any object that has a geolocation field. User Story We are selling cookies door to door, and we want to keep trackContinue reading “Displaying Captured Geolocation on a Google Map”

Capturing Geolocation Using Lightning Components

User Story We are selling cookies door to door, and we want to keep track of the houses we’ve hit! We are going to capture the geolocation of each house on a lead object using our phones so that we know who in the neighborhood we talked to. Background Geolocation Custom Fields are available onContinue reading “Capturing Geolocation Using Lightning Components”

Setting Up a Chromebook for Salesforce Development

Disclaimer: I am not affiliated with Google or any other brand mentioned, and I am making no money for this post. If you would like to give me money for this (or any other!) post, you can go to my contact page and make a donation. So you’ve decided to buy a Chromebook. Me too!Continue reading “Setting Up a Chromebook for Salesforce Development”

Apex Specialist Superbadge Walkthrough

This blog post is going to be a walkthrough with helpful hints for the first three steps of the Apex Specialist Superbadge. Disclaimer: this is only one way to solve the challenge, and is not meant to be a full solution. There is no shortage of full answers for the challenge on the internet, butContinue reading “Apex Specialist Superbadge Walkthrough”

Managing Basic Data Loads Using Dataloader CLI

User Story We want to complete a data load into a production environment to insert and update a list of contacts from a .CSV file that we received from our data team. We have to do this load every day, and we’re doing it in production, so we want to cut down on time andContinue reading “Managing Basic Data Loads Using Dataloader CLI”

Updating DatedConversionRate sObject using Workbench REST API Explorer

Hello, and welcome to Another Salesforce Blog! Here I will be posting solutions to problems that I couldn’t find an answer to in hopes of helping those who find themselves stuck when using the Salesforce platform. User Story It’s the end of the fiscal year, and we need to update our currency conversion rates toContinue reading “Updating DatedConversionRate sObject using Workbench REST API Explorer”