DataWeave x Apex: Data Transformation Made Easy

Have you write ever had to parse an XML or CSV in Apex? Me too! And we both know how awful that is!! Well, lucky us. Dataweave in Apex will be in beta in Spring '23. And yes, you will be able to play around with it in your org (Enterprise, Performance, Unlimited, and Developer … Continue reading DataWeave x Apex: Data Transformation Made Easy

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How to set up Username and Password authentication in new Named Credentials?

Hello there! How's it going? 😀 In one of my recent post I shared how we can pass API key in headers in External Services, and the basis of that solution was the new Named Credentials set up. In Winter ’23, Salesforce has completely reimagined the set up process for Named Credentials. Oddly enough, the … Continue reading How to set up Username and Password authentication in new Named Credentials?

How to set up Header based API Key authentication in External Services?

Hola! 😀 Passing custom headers, especially for authentication purposes, has been one of the most requested features by External Services users. Thanks to latest enhancements introduced in Winter '23 for Named credentials, we can now pass custom headers while making callouts to external systems. Let's see how the set up would look like. Quick context; … Continue reading How to set up Header based API Key authentication in External Services?

Record Trigger Flows Design Patterns: One flow vs Multiple flows

Hello there! 🙂 Recently I had the opportunity to collaborate with Jennifer, Diana, Karmel and Tom to do a session on Record Trigger Flows Design Patterns where I was on team Multiple Flow design, Karmel and Tom on team One flow design. Here's the recording of the same (links for blog posts are also listed … Continue reading Record Trigger Flows Design Patterns: One flow vs Multiple flows

Styling Hooks are GA: Migrate your Styling Hooks to –slds namespace

With Spring '22, Styling Hooks are going GA. As a part of the process, the namespace of these hooks is getting updated from '--sds' to '--slds'. From Spring '22 onwards, the official Styling Hooks namespace for SLDS will be --slds. The old namespace, --sds, will continue to function in the short term but there is no guarantee … Continue reading Styling Hooks are GA: Migrate your Styling Hooks to –slds namespace

SFDX Packaging Commands made easy with tasks.json in VS Code

Before we start, a HUGE shout out to Mohith Shrivastava to help me find a decent solution for this problem. You might know this already that you can create unmanaged and managed package from Salesforce UI easily. But when it comes to unlocked packages, unfortunately, you can only create them using Salesforce CLI. I'm a … Continue reading SFDX Packaging Commands made easy with tasks.json in VS Code

Flow Screen Component: Dependent Picklist with Record Types support version 2

Hola! 😀 Some time back I had created couple of flow screen components to extend the standard dependent picklist component with record type support (because the OOTB flow component (still) doesn't support this). Flow Screen Component: Dependent picklists based on RecordType selectionFlow Screen Component: Dependent Picklists with RecordType and MultiSelect Picklist support A lot of folks used … Continue reading Flow Screen Component: Dependent Picklist with Record Types support version 2