Author Archives: terryluschen

HOW TO SETUP YOUR SALESFORCE ORGANIZATIONS

If is always hard to decide within a business how many Salesforce organizations there should be.  There are so many different factors at work within each business that will make the outcome unique for each company. Here are three basic … Continue reading

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HOW DO YOU TIE YOUR FILES TO SALESFORCE? AZURE? SHAREPOINT?

Back in July, 2013 I wrote a whitepaper, Salesforce – Where to Save my Files?, detailing a couple of options for storing your files outside of Salesforce.  I really enjoyed exploring some very specific ways on how to save files to … Continue reading

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STOPPING A VISUALFORCE COMMAND BUTTON FROM FIRING THE CLICK EVENT TWICE – PART II

Back in September of 2013 I wrote this blog post, Stopping a Visualforce Command Button from Firing the Click Event Twice, about how to stop a Visualforce page button from posting back to the controller twice if the user double-clicks on … Continue reading

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SALESFORCE CUSTOM LEAD CONVERSION

Lead conversion in one sense is a pretty simple concept.  You define when the lead should be converted, the user clicks the ‘Convert’ button and voila, you have a new Account/Contact/Opportunity that mapped a whole bunch of fields for you … Continue reading

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COMMUNICATE FROM A COMPONENT TO THE PAGE – VISUALFORCE

Visualforce has many different layers that make it easy to organize our pages and our code.  The visual portion of the page which includes the CSS, HTML and Apex Visualforce tags, which help to create more HTML, are kept in … Continue reading

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A GREAT TYPE-AHEAD COMPONENT FOR VISUALFORCE

What is a type-ahead component?  When you start typing in characters in a textbox you either get options within the text-box itself or you get a list of matching items below the textbox.  What was needed in this project was … Continue reading

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SALESFORCE 2015 WINTER RELEASE – MY FOUR FAVORITE DEVELOPER GOODIES

SALESFORCE 2015 WINTER RELEASE – MY FOUR FAVORITE DEVELOPER GOODIES As Salesforce Developers we must have been ‘nice’ in 2014 because the Santa in Salesforce delivered some nice presents in the Winter 2015 release to make our lives easier.  New … Continue reading

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THE EASE OF A CUSTOMER COMMUNITY – SALESFORCE

I recently read an article shared by our Director of Content Dean Froslie: Why Facebook’s Latest Algorithm Change is Great News For Content Marketers.  It had a lot of great insights related to new steps by Facebook to limit the reach of … Continue reading

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CALCULATING CALENDAR HOURS IN SALESFORCE

In this blog post regarding Business Hours, Calculating Business Hours in Salesforce, I described how you can use the built-in Business Hours point-n-click window along with the BusinessHours Apex class to determine Business Hours.  That was really slick. But within the … Continue reading

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CALCULATING BUSINESS HOURS IN SALESFORCE

Business hours may need to be calculated for a number of reasons.  Your functional area may have set up Service Level Agreements or SLAs that say you must complete a certain activity within a certain time period in order to … Continue reading

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