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?
I’ve been wanting to try out and post this one for quite a while but couldn’t get the billing account enabled on my Google account… But thanks to Amit Singh, one of the amazing trailblazers in our community, for giving me the API key to make this happen! 😀 Oh, btw, hi! Glad to see … Continue reading Low Code Integration: Google Cloud Vision API & Salesforce via External Services
As an admin, if you’re thinking what the heck is OAuth 2.0 and do I really need to learn everything about it? Probably not everything, but it’s something you should really know(at least, basics) if you’re trying to set up integration between Salesforce and any other external system, doesn’t matter if you’re using Apex or … Continue reading External Services: Set up Named Credentials for OAuth 2.0
Named credentials are AMAZING! And the good thing is you can use Named Credentials in both External Services and Apex to make successful callouts. But wait, what is authentication? What are Named Credentials? What are we talking about here? Well, let’s start with authentication. Quick note: If you’re not familiar with APIs and web callouts, … Continue reading External Services: Authentication and Named Credentials
Okay, I know you’re all excited for this one but you gotta hold it for a moment. Before we begin, you MUST go and thank Gorav Seth for this. Spam his Twitter with: 😂 THANK YOU OP#ExternalServices It’s only because of this man, I came to know about a free Swagger tool that helps you … Continue reading External Services: Writing Swagger Schema? Now a PIECE OF CAKE!
Hi! 🙋🏻♂️ Following up on my recent post on introduction to External Services, in this post we’re gonna discuss what is a Swagger Schema. This is probably the trickiest part when working with External Services, so let’s see what it really is. What is Swagger Schema? Before knowing what a Swagger schema is, let’s understand … Continue reading External Services: Introduction to Swagger Schema
As an Admin, do you feel intimidated by hearing words like Integration and APIs? Well, that’s about to change. Integrations and APIs are no longer just for developers. The landscape is changing and ‘External Services’ is one of those Salesforce features which is intended to give more power to the Salesforce Admins to help them … Continue reading Introduction to External Services
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?
I recently had the fortune of featuring and collaborating with one of the most amazing folks, Kevin Poorman on one of the most viewed Salesforce channel, Salesforce Developers, on YouTube. It was about trying to integrate Salesforce with Twilio API to send text messages using 2 different options; Apex and External Services, kinda like a … Continue reading Salesforce Developers CodeLive: Dueling Integrations
Hola! 😀 Today I am very excited to share some cool and exciting stuff and I’m sure you’re gonna love it! There is very loud buzz of Artificial Intelligence, not just within the Salesforce Community but all around the globe, and it is certainly the one of the next big things! There are already a … Continue reading Future of Apex and AI in Salesforce : Einstein Apex AI Tools