Hola! :)I recently had the opportunity to share the virtual stage with Antoine Cabot, Senior Director PM @ Salesforce on an episode of the Automate This! series. In this episode, I shared how you can run flows directly in Slack and increase your end users' productivity. Here’s the recording of the same (links for blog … Continue reading Integrate Salesforce Flows and Approvals in Slack for Maximum Productivity
LWC SOQL Utility – One Apex class for all queries
When creating Lightning Web Components, how often have you had to create an Apex class just to do a simple query. Even for the simplest of queries, you've to create 2 Apex classes, one class that does the query and one additional test class. And often, you want to avoid this overhead for simpler use-cases. … Continue reading LWC SOQL Utility – One Apex class for all queries
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
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?
Manage your Flows and their versions easily
Have you gone through the hassle of deleting flow versions one by one? Have you wished for an easy way to mass delete flow versions? Well, I certainly have been wishing for it since long. With the growing usage of flow, one might run into such scenarios more often than ever. Well, good for us … Continue reading Manage your Flows and their versions easily
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?
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
How to create a Custom Property editor?
Hi, I recently did a session at Kochi Developer group where I demo-ed how to create a Custom Property Editor from scratch. We also discussed how Custom Property Editor can prove to be useful and what are the use cases where you consider building Custom Property. Fortunately, the session was recorded so I thought might … Continue reading How to create a Custom Property editor?