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Technical Articles

Published articles written by our highly-specialized engineers and developers in their areas of expertise.
Files provide an excellent way to store, upload, find, follow, share and sync any needed information that enables effective collaboration among the users. Files can be used in Salesforce Communities for enhancing collaboration among customers or partners.
We know that Lightning Component is a modern framework for building single-page applications and building apps independently in Salesforce. In the recent Winter ’17 release from Salesforce, the Lightning Experience has offered a way to use lightning component from an action.
Salesforce provides a standard related list for the child objects to be displayed in the detail page of the parent records. Visualforce pages can be used with standard controller and extensions to create a custom related list by customizing with Apex.
Salesforce provides lot of String methods similar to Java, and most of us familiar with the following string methods such as contains, replace, split, length, etc. This article is about the usage of escapeHtml and unescapeHtml String methods.
Lightning Component is a new UI framework for developing web apps for mobile and desktop devices.It is used to build a single-page application with responsive user interfaces, and also it uses JavaScript on the client side and Apex on the server side.
Integrating with Salesforce CRM begins with the Force.com Web Services API. The API is SOAP or REST based; so, you can use PHP's built in SOAP extension to make calls to the service, but in this tutorial I'll be using the PHP Toolkit provided by Salesforce;
Preventing duplicate records in Salesforce based on a single field can be achieved using a Set that can store the values of that specific field from all existing records and compare it with the list of new records that are going to be inserted.
Sublime Text provides more user friendly and an awesome environment to work with Force.com. The installation Package is 10 MB only, but the installation can be complete in a few seconds.
Salesforce provides a way to fetch external data using Apex callouts. The Apex code uses the Remote Site Settings URL to retrieve the data from an endpoint, and also the Apex integrates with Web services by using SOAP, WSDL, and HTTP (REST).
The Salesforce Lightning URL Hack is a method for crafting a special hyperlink or script and exposing it via button or formula field. These specially crafted hyperlinks are often used to provide additional functionality and automation to end-users.