Integration Tips: Synchronize Picklist Value Part 1

Different system has different way to manage the picklist values. For integration, it is important to understand how the picklist values are represented in API. Here are some of the types of picklist values can be appeared as:   1. Value is represented by same value as front-end   For example in Salesforce, the “Ownership”…

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Salesforce Real Time Integration with Boomi: Prerequisite

If you are interested to set this up, check out the list below: License. SOA framework is required. It’s included in Boomi Enterprise license and can be added as an add-on in a Professional license. Atom installation. The Boomi Atom is installed in a machine that has an internet connection. Windows security setup. If you…

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Salesforce Integration: Outbound message raw message

This is a sample of how Salesforce Outbound Message looks like:   00D90000000iBaVEAU 04k90000000L2MLAA1 https://ap1-api.salesforce.com/services/Soap/c/26.0/00D90000000iBaV https://ap1-api.salesforce.com/services/Soap/u/26.0/00D90000000iBaV 04l9000000LLakfABE 0019000000KGsVSNA1 Test Account   If you use Salesforce to send an Outbound Message to an endpoint, please make sure that it responds with an acknowledgement that looks like this: true   If not, you will get an error…

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Salesforce Integration: Limit records synchronisation

Sometimes, when you build an integration between System A to System B, you do not want to sync all fields. For a system like Salesforce, when a field is updated, the record lastModifiedDate will be updated automatically. Usually, the integration process will pick up all the changes and process them. What if this update is…

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Salesforce Integration: Monitoring Outbound Message

If you are using the Outbound Message to trigger a real-time integration, you can monitor the status by navigating to Setup > Administration Setup > Monitoring > Outbound Messages.     If there is an error while sending the outbound message, Salesforce will automatically retry it for you. Alternatively, you can also retry it by clicking…

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Jitterbit Data Loader: Implementing Sequential Operation via the Scheduling Feature

In an Integration Platform, we can easily create sequential processes by implementing some business logic via a workflow designer or similar feature. With the Jitterbit Data Loader, a similar goal can be achieved by utilizing the built-in scheduling function.   The scheduling function determines the execution time and frequency of an operation. Few things to keep in mind:…

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Salesforce : Using Jitterbit Data Loader to Sync Data

Recently, we have completed a project using Jitterbit Data Loader. Customers usually ask us when they should use the free tool like Jitterbit Data Loader and when they should use commercial integration platform like Boomi. You can use the following table to compare:     Use Data Loader Use Integration Platform Price Free Has license cost Integration…

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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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Salesforce and JobReady Integration

JobReady is one of the well-known Student Management System in the cloud to many RTO (Registered Training Organisation). You can manage the student’s contact and employer information as well as the courses the student is enrolled in. In some organization, contacts/accounts are managed in a separate system (i.e. Salesforce) instead. This may lead to duplicating the Admin’s…

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