Salesforce Multi-currency: Automated Conversion Rate Update

In our previous blog, we talked about Advance Currency Management. If you think it is troublesome to update this daily/weekly/monthly, you can automate it by using the following approach:

1) Select a web service that can offer you a daily conversion rate. For example:

This web service will return you the current conversion rate in JSON format. For example:

{"to": "MYR", "rate": 3.0456099999999999, "from": "AUD"}

2) Create an automated job that query the rate daily/weekly/monthly and update it into the DatedConversionRate object. The automated job can be done using Apex Scheduler or Integration frameworks such as Talend or Boomi.


Get in touch today to see how we can help you.