My goal is to help you work faster.
I must speak and teach until I hear 10 people say, "That thing you taught me? I used it! And it saved me time!"
(Ahem ... although maybe blogging slower than I'd hoped. Ugh, coders' repetitive stress injury.)
So check out the tutorials. Play with code. Tell me about your triumphs.
03 Apr 2019
In the previous article in this series, we used XML to define a “shirt” item (or, as one would say in XML, “element”) with some keys like “color” and “fabric” and “washable.”
Let’s learn how to fill in some values for those keys.
03 Apr 2019
25 Mar 2019
I mentioned that XML & JSON are for lists of lists, while CSVs are for tables. Let’s explore that concept.Continue Reading
16 Mar 2019
XML, JSON, & CSV.
All 3 are incredibly common “plain-text” file formats for transferring data between computers, particularly over the internet (e.g. over an “API“). But what’s the difference, and when should you use each one?
(Programmers, Salesforce business analysts, and database integration architects: you’ll want to know this!)
14 Mar 2019
Have you ever been told that you might need a “REST API” to integrate outside data with Salesforce?
If you’re confused, you’re in good company, because it means different things in different contexts!
Read on for a “30,000-foot view” of all 3 variations on the phrase “REST API” in Salesforce.