Salesforce Tips: Retrieving Converted Leads Information

When a lead is converted successfully in Salesforce, you would noticed that you could not access the lead information directly even though you recorded its ID. Example:- https://ap1.salesforce.com/00Q9000000DOG9g   Using the ID method to access the converted lead information would redirect you to a different page than the usual lead record page. i.e.    …

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Integrating to Salesforce

URL www.salesforce.com Description Cloud CRM API Yes https://www.salesforce.com/us/developer/docs/api/index.htm Trial Version with API Access Yes Protocol SOAP, REST Data Format XML Authentication Requires Username, Password and Security Token API Limits  API requests per 24-hour Developer Edition:                           5000 Professional and Enterprise Edition: 1,000,000 Unlimited Edition:                …

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Tips: Iterating a map in Visualforce page

The common solution to display a list of values or SObject’s field value in Visualforce page is looping through a List. For example:   Controller method List keyList = new List{‘value for first’,’value for second’,’value for third’}; public List getKeyList(){ return keyList; }   Visualforce page   However, sometimes we may need to construct our…

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Salesforce: Invoking Visualforce Action via Javascript

We did a lot of Salesforce implementation and customisation work recently. We came across a situation where we need to perform some action in Javascript and invoke a  VisualForce action after that. We did some research and found a useful component <apex:actionFunction>. This component exposes a controller method as a Javascript function so that we can…

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Salesforce Integration: The 15 & 18 character alphanumeric ID

A Salesforce ID represents a unique Salesforce record. The 15 character ID comes in an alphanumeric format i.e. 0019000000CHAus.  A simple way to retrieve this is via the URL. A Salesforce record ID comes in an 18 character format i.e. 0019000000CHAusAAH.  The 18 character ID is similar to the 15 characters mentioned above but appended with 3…

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