How to integrate Salesforce with a third party Application

Developers often face the challenge of integrating Salesforce with a third party Application. This is same as consuming external API in Salesforce. Some use cases: Uploading files to AWS, Google Drive, Dropbox from within Salesforce Sending data to external Apps such as email or SMS from Salesforce Updating your financial system from Salesforce and more… […]

Lightning Component: Upload and read a file in the apex controller

In this post we will see how to Upload and read a file in the apex controller through Lightning Component. Though lightning has a file upload component here, sometimes we want to upload files to a third party system or do some other processing rather than attaching it to a Salesforce record. To do that, […]

Create Custom objects through Workbench

Consider a scenario: I want to deploy a custom object from one developer account to another. Easiest way to do this is through workbench Metadata API. Let’s login into the workbench ( https://workbench.developerforce.com ) of my developer account. I have a custom object called Hobbies__c which I want to deploy to my second Salesforce developer […]

Lightning Component: Show check boxes for a records list and display selected record

Lets take an example to show check boxes for a records list and display selected record in an alert box. To show check boxes for a list view, we will first display dummy data of 5 contacts in our component. Let’s create an apex class to query 5 random contacts for our component: Next we […]

Lightning Experience Configuration Converter

Many of us have faced this issue one time or another: wanting to switch to Salesforce Lightning Experience for its ease of use and multiple other great features but what to do about the existing customization which are quite business critical. These can be visual force or java script buttons which run successfully in classic […]

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