Tips and Tricks

TIP OF THE WEEK: What are Salesforce Cheat Sheets?

Salesforce Cheat Sheets are concise, quick references to various Salesforce technologies – summarizing the most important aspects in a compact, searchable and printable forms. These can become handy to refer to on the go.   Salesforce 1 Developer Cheatsheet This is compiled with useful notes for building Salesforce mobile Apps, customizing them, adding Visualforce, lightning…

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Salesforce Tips: Security and Sharing for Community

Are you using Salesforce community to collaborate with your customers? Take note of the following to ensure that your community is secured and your data privacy between customers is protected: Make sure the related profile does not have “Modify All” and “View All” object permission (the most restricted object access) Make sure users only have…

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Salesforce Tips: Setting Email Recipient for Flow and Process Error

Processes and Flows are great features in Salesforce. They help in solving the majority of automation requirements. However, most errors we encounter are sometimes unavoidable. When a Process/Flow fails to execute accordingly, a detailed error email is sent to the user who last modified the Process/Flow (this is the default behaviour).   Example In some…

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Salesforce Tips: Implementing “My Domain”

Salesforce has mentioned that “subdomain makes your org more secure”. But why do you need to set it up? Because it is required to use the following in Salesforce: Lightning Components – Lightning component tabs, Lightning App Builder, Lightning Pages or Standalone apps. Single sign-on (SSO) with external identity providers. Social sign-on with authentication providers…

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Salesforce Tip: Reports & Dashboard Sub Folder

Salesforce Summer ’18 release has introduced us to sub-folder for Reports & Dashboards. What does sub-folder do? It allows you to have a main folder with multiple subfolders within it.     Currently, Salesforce only allows folder sharing at the root level. The issue with this is that if you want to share a sub-folder,…

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Salesforce Tips: Skipping Approval Process

Most organisations have an approval process which can be moved to Salesforce. When setting up the approval process, note that the setup can get tricky if you have to closely match an approval process to a manual process. Our example below will be based on a scenario of an individual who plays numerous roles within…

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Boomi: Atom Message Queuing Part 1 – The Overview

Introduction Boomi Atom message queuing is a very simple yet powerful feature that is embedded in Boomi Atom. How do you implement it? Enable the feature from your account manager Install a cloud atom or local atom Configure the following components in Boomi Platform Atom Queue component Atom Queue connection Atom Queue operation Yes, you…

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TIP OF THE WEEK: Recently Used Template in Salesforce Lightning Email

Are you sick and tired of having to choose required email templates when sending emails from a Salesforce record (e.g, contact) in lightning experience? Well, you can now a peace of mind.   Salesforce Spring ’18 release has introduced a simple enhancement to show a list of “Recently Used Templates” when you click on the “Insert, create…

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TIP OF THE WEEK: APEX Switch Statements

APEX Switch Statements was introduced in the Salesforce Summer 18 release.   What are APEX Switch Statements? Switch Statements are a programming control structure. They can be a substitute when using nested if-else control structures. Until the Summer 18 Release, Salesforce APEX code didn’t have this ability. Did you know that This Salesforce idea has been circling on…

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Boomi LDAP Connector Enhanced Multivalued Attribute

The Boomi LDAP Connector is enhanced to support multivalued, attribute usage in Create and Update object operation with a simple delimiter. This enhancement will be available to the public in Boomi’s  June’18 release.   To enable this feature, Create/navigate to any create/update LDAP connector operation Check the checkbox in the Operation options under ‘Enable Splitting’…

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