Category: Salesforce

  • How to start debugging an issue in Salesforce

    Step1: Check logs Debug logs Audit Trails Records Records automated actions and results generated by end user or code Tracks configuration changes by Salesforce user in the Org Example Apex trigger actions, workflow, validation rules Create/updates happened on workflows, validation rule, sharing rules, classes etc Debug Logs: Will provide you information what actions are getting […]

  • Eclipse/Class save error – This Apex class has batch or future jobs pending or in progress

    I was constantly getting an error “This Apex class has batch or future jobs pending or in progress” whenever I was saving Apex class written for batch Apex. This was happening in the developer org where we develop a test managed package for the AppExchange product. There was no way I can throw out this […]

  • Salesforce: Adding specific business days to a date using BusinessHours class

    Businesshours is a system class provided by Salesforce for performing various operations on the DateTime values. It provides methods for checking if a date falls during business hours, whats the diff between two dates in business. The in-built method does allow adding the specific days to the DateTime value but there is a catch, it […]

  • Salesforce: Trigger on Attachment – Restricting user from attaching files with specific extensions

    By default, Salesforce doesn’t allow admin to configure or restrict a user from adding a specific type of files. Admin may need that user should not be able to attach files of type exe, dll which can have the virus in them. Also, there is no virus check is done when a file is getting […]

  • Creating multiple tabs for same Salesforce Object

    Many time I have seen Salesforce Admins wants multiple tabs for same object depending upon the RecordTypes or some other criteria like separate tabs for Premium Account, Gold Accounts and Silver. Indeed they can create multiple views and use the picklist and use “Go” button. But it has disadvantage like multiple clicks, not that user […]

  • Salesforce: Adding specific working days to a Date

    UPDATE: If you want to consider holidays and business hours you can check out this article. Many time while coding we come across the requirement in which we need to calculate the EndDate from a StartDate after a specific number of business/working days. That means excluding the weekends (Saturday & Sunday) Following is the code snippet which does […]

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  • Showing the Processing/Loading image

    I came across a good code sample while surfing for showing the Loading/Processing  image on the VisualForce Page. You can find it at:

  • Salesforce: Accessing Field label of object in VisualForce page

    In VFPage one can directly access the label of any particular field of sObject. In future if the label is changed in the sObject, same will be reflected in the VFPage. For Example: <apex:column title=”{!$ObjectType.OpportunityLineItem.fields.Quantity.label}” headerValue=”{!$ObjectType.OpportunityLineItem.fields.Quantity.label}” width=”50px”> It also avoids hard-coded labels and make it more flexible.

  • Salesforce: Free Edition

    What is included in Free Edition? Users                                                               100 Custom App Per User                          1 Custom Objects Per User                                 Up to 10 Storage                                                            1 GB Logins                                                  Unlimited Sites page views                                               250,000 per month Developer Sandbox                                          Included Offline                                                  Included Web sites                                                         1 site Web sites pages views per […]