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.
I worked in the best parts of my Forcelandia talk about how familiarizing yourself with these file formats can help you even if you're not a programmer and added an exclusive book-only section on YAML.
12 Jun 2019
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».Lire plus
03 Jun 2019
HTTP is easy to learn in five minutes, and familiarity is essential if you’d like to use “APIs” to integrate data between systems over the internet.
This post will give you a beginner-level foundation in HTTP.
29 May 2019
This post is for Salesforce admins and developers, showing you how you can more easily work together to combine Flows and Apex with a new Summer ‘19 release called “Apex-Defined Data Types.”Continue Reading
08 May 2019
As we saw with flows, copying and pasting configuration settings within typically point-and-click “business logic tools” is a great reason to be able to read and write XML.
Let’s look at another handy “copy-paste” task for Salesforce admins: ensuring that DemandTools scenarios which should have identical components actually do.
26 Apr 2019
That’s a wrap! Let’s recap the battle of “XML vs. JSON,” discuss how they’re used in the real world, and take a final glance at the big picture.Continue Reading
26 Apr 2019
10 Apr 2019
A colleague wanted to edit the XML behind Salesforce flows so she could quickly copy/paste entire flows, copy/paste variables within a flow, etc.
That part is easy, but I needed to walk her through setting up her computer to talk to Salesforce about an org’s configuration “metadata.”
Here’re the instructions I sent her for Windows.
04 Apr 2019
Logging into Pardot’s API is a lot easier than logging into MarketingCloud’s API was.
I used Python, but most of the steps have nothing to do with code.
Any language that can do HTTPS POST requests will do.
03 Apr 2019
Now that you can read XML and write it by hand, let’s talk about converting between XML and CSV.Continue Reading