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Salesforce, Python, SQL, & other ways to put your data where you need it -- a bilingual blog in English & French

Bienvenue! Welcome!

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.

No-Permissions Salesforce Profile w/ Python and Selenium

23 Aug 2019 🔖 salesforce tutorials python selenium 💬 EN

I needed a fresh “no permissions” Salesforce profile in a mature org.

I couldn’t get the Metadata API working fast enough to my liking, so I gave up and built a “robot version” of myself with Python and Selenium, hijacked my own browser, and watched fake-me click thousands of buttons at computer speed.

(Does that make my computer itself the #AwesomeAdmin?)

Here’s how I did it.

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Python Pandas For Excel on vBrownBag - show notes

21 Aug 2019 🔖 python pandas excel csv spreadsheet 💬 EN

Here are show notes from my Python Pandas for Excel webinar episode on Chris Williams’s marvelous Python for DevOps series on the vBrownBag channel:

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Forcelandia 2019 XML & JSON Conference Talk Resources

31 Jul 2019 🔖 salesforce xml json 💬 EN

Slides (PDF), links, etc. from my “Forcelandia” Salesforce community conference talk
XML & JSON For Total Beginners

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Salesforce Apex Performance: new ID map vs. for loop

08 Jul 2019 🔖 salesforce tips triggers 💬 EN

Salesforce developers: Have you ever hand-built a Map of SObjects by ID with a for loop? Are you sure you should?

Don’t forget about the magic of Apex’s keyword “new.”

It runs faster and can help reduce your CPU limit consumption.

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Tutoriel : types de données définis par Apex pour admins Salesforce

12 Jun 2019 🔖 salesforce flow integration architecture 💬 FR ( EN )

Depuis l’édition été 2019, Salesforce facilite la collaboration entre administrateurs et développeurs Salesforce pour augmenter des flux (Flow Builder) avec le code Apex à travers les «types de données définis par Apex».

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