Tag Archives: Salesforce

Displaying Images in Salesforce

In the blog post The Tradeoffs of Saving Files Inside or Outside of Salesforce I wrote about the main ways that files can be stored within Salesforce.  They are…   1) The Documents Tab 2) Notes & Attachments Related List … Continue reading

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A Salesforce Object Join for Informatica Cloud with VB.NET

  With Informatica Cloud there are native connectors to Salesforce to bring in the data that is needed for the given Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) requirements.  These native connectors can bring in a single custom object and can be … Continue reading

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Closer Look at Salesforce’s Acquisition of ExactTarget

  Last week, Salesforce.com announced that they would be acquiring ExactTarget for approximately $2.5 billion.  This purchase of ExactTarget rounds out Salesforce’s marketing toolset, which also includes tools brought about through the prior acquisitions of Radian6 and BuddyMedia. This move … Continue reading

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Connecting to Box API Version 2 Using OAuth 2

  Box is a cloud storage provider that has an API for creating integrations.  Box provides its own AppExchange product for connecting custom and standard objects to files storage at Box.  Look for a whitepaper coming out soon that explains … Continue reading

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Non-Developer Understanding of Apex Test Methods

As someone who does Salesforce configuration for our clients, my scope of ‘development’ work is usually limited to working in the “Customize” and “Create” sections of the Salesforce App Setup menu. Meanwhile, the “Develop” area of Salesforce is typically the … Continue reading

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Force.com and Amazon Integration

Salesforce recently launched their Force.com toolkit for Amazon users. It makes it easier for users of Force.com to add Amazon S3 and EC2 storage to their Force.com Applications. While it expands Salesforce’s market, it also makes it easier for developers … Continue reading

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Using Box with Salesforce

I recently wrote a blog post about options for storing your files inside or outside of Salesforce.  It gave the different options for storing files directly in Salesforce. Later in the post it talked about some options for integrating Amazon’s … Continue reading

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The Tradeoffs of Saving Files Inside or Outside of Salesforce

Salesforce has some great features for saving files like PDFs and Microsoft Office documents within Salesforce.  Let’s review those first. 1) Documents Tab The documents tab is a global place where files can be stored with a folder structure.  New … Continue reading

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Salesforce – How to create onItemClickListener for List Adapter

As a beginner in Salesforce Mobile App development, I am learning new stuff everyday. Recently I had a situation where I wanted to attach onItemClickListener to items in my list that were fetched dynamically from Salesforce. I tried to look … Continue reading

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Five Points to Remember when Sending Emails with Salesforce

Email is so important for many of today’s business processes and marketing concepts. These emails can easily be sent with Salesforce, but it is important to keep in mind the best ways to use emails within Salesforce.  Here are five … Continue reading

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