Maps are powerful for managing data in Salesforce Apex. Recently I've been learning them and struggling but I stumbled onto this blog post which is awesome sauce! Enjoy. THIS guy just changed my life. Imagine you had to wash 100 T-shirts. Would you wash them one by one—one per load of laundry, or would you … Continue reading A great blog on Salesforce Maps by John De Santiago
Why is this not documented further? Because it's common to every language. PHP, Java, C#, Apex... All languages have this ternary operator. Probably why it's not documented heavily. There are plenty of debate on the forums open if you want to go explore deeper. Let's keep it at this... Because it's use case is limited … Continue reading The Salesforce Ternary operator.
At our company, we've decided to use an ID18 field on all objects in Salesforce. It was setup organically as needed an at one point in 2019, it was like wild fire! We were setting up ID18 fields all over the place. The Premise: All IDs in Salesforce, should be represented as 18 digit ID's. … Continue reading All about the Salesforce CaseSafeID field.
Did you know that dog's don't punish themselves? They experience punishment only once, at the time of reprimand (which I don't recommend because dogs cannot associate reprimand with a distinct action, even when clicker training). So why do we punish ourselves over and over. Why have I wallowed in decisions I have made. Dogs are … Continue reading A word on regret
Scenario: I have a picklist for users to choose which version of our product customers have. I have a second picklist for users to choose which version of our product to "upgrade to". Included in the upgrade, are manual, but required, patches (or hotfixes) that must be applied. The Operations team is requesting that I … Continue reading How to concatenate Multi Select Picklists using Salesforce Lightning Flow
7 years... I was working at a hospital doing Desktop Support. I was 34. My wife 29. I had a 93 Honda Civic. I must have had a computer, but I cannot recall what it was. For that matter, I don't recall setting up WordPress. Yet here I was. Several years ago I had the … Continue reading 7 years between posts
So this is my first adventure into blogging. I wonder if I can get something like this setup on my website...