User Story We want to get a list of approval processes that have work items that are dependent on a user that is no longer active, and we want to do it without using Apex. Background There is no DISTINCT function in SOQL, so we’re going to have to do some Aggregate Query magic. SolutionContinue reading “Querying Distinct Values in SOQL: Approval Process Work Items”
User Story We have some information on our objects that we want to view in dynamic charts. These charts will update based on the object that is created by inputting a sentence into a Lightning Web Component. Background In the previous post, we started on our Lightning Web Component. We are going to use Chart.jsContinue reading “Creating Dynamic Charts with Chart.JS – Part Two: Creating a Truly Dynamic Dashboard”
I have a brief announcement to make. We will be starting our Memphis Salesforce Saturday on Saturday, February 27th! We will meet on the fourth Saturday of the month to start and adjust as necessary. Find more information about the event on EventBrite here. Check out the event on LinkedIn here.
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”
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”
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”
User Story We have a new field on the Account object, and we want to prevent users from being able to edit the Account object while we deploy the new field. To do this, we will be using an ANT script to make the Account object Read Only for all profiles and permission sets, andContinue reading “Using An XSLT File to Transform XML for ANT”