Posts by Tony

Boomi How To: Send Custom SOQL statement to Salesforce Get Operation

Is the existing Salesforce GET Operation not fulfilling your expectations on how the SOQL should be constructed?   Never fear! Boomi now allows you to build your own custom SOQL, which could help in increasing performance and queries efficiency.   How?   Start by constructing the SOQL via the message component and pass this through the Salesforce…

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WDCi KL Team Invaded Redang Island

Easter Break for our Kuala Lumpur team was spent bonding as a team and invading the Redang Island located in East Coast Malaysia. Redang Island is approximately 7 hours drive away and then a 1 and a half hour boat ride from our Kuala Lumpur office. Thought the travel time might sound exhausting, our team was ecstatic and…

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BOOMI: CROSS REFERENCE TABLE LOOKUP VIA WILDCARD USE CASE

If you haven’t, you should read our Boomi’s cross-reference table lookup component blog. It talks all about support using a regular expression as a matching rule and how flexible it is to have this feature. Note: The matching rule supports regular expression as well.     Although it may be much simpler than using the regular expression, it…

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Boomi Tip: Print Salesforce SOQL in Boomi Log

Were you aware that you can now print Salesforce SOQL within the Boomi process log?   Why is this useful? Because when troubleshooting Salesforce query related issues, you now have the ability to print out both the SOQL and the input parameters at the point of the execution.   To enable this feature, first determine…

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WeDid: Booker Appointment and Twilio SMS Integration

Challenges   The Customer tracks their clinic appointments via the Booker application and wants to send confirmation via SMS to clients who’ve made appointments with their respective clinic. Their clients are given the opportunity to confirm/cancel appointments through the SMS they receive. Twilio is the engine that is used to send outbound SMS and capture…

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WeDid: Salesforce Health Check

Health is important for all humans and also for your IT system’s! Keeping your IT system’s healthy helps in sustaining a better business. For example, Salesforce being your company’s CRM system.   Keeping Salesforce healthy helps you access your customer information in a smother and safer environment.   As such, we’ve recently helped our customer…

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WeDid: Generating Bulk Document in Salesforce

Challenges: The Customer manages their clientele function bookings (i.e. company meetings, birthday party’s, wedding dinners, etc.) within Salesforce. They would like to generate every functions agenda in bulk so they can be distributed to the Staff for reference/preparation prior to the actual events day. The Customer would also like to have the flexibility over defining…

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WeDid: Enhanced Recurring Event in Salesforce

Challenges The customer manages their clientele function bookings (i.e. company meeting, birthday party, wedding dinner, etc.) within Salesforce via a custom event app and integrated with a calendar app to display each of the events in the calendar view. Requests from their clientele for recurring functions/events such as weekly board meeting, community discussion and many…

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Salesforce: Replacing Custom Button with Formula Field

Ever wonder how you could use the formula field as an alternative to your custom button? This can be achieved by utilising the HYPERLINK() and the IMAGE() functions as well as an image to represent the button. You could possibly settle with just a text link rather than button as well. For example: HYPERLINK(${Construct_the_link_here},IMAGE(${the_path_to_the_button_image},”a_description_for_the_image”),${the_link_target_behavior-optional}) As…

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