Technical ArticlesPublished articles written by our highly-specialized engineers and developers in their areas of expertise.
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.
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).