An application programming interface (API) is a specification intended to be used as an interface by software components to communicate with each other.

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Salesforce API vs. APEX webservice performance

We currently have a .NET application that retrieves/updates data in Salesforce using the API. We are encountering long processing time where the session can time out as well as a bad user experience. ...
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How can I get the campaign listing using Salesforce PHP API?

I am bit new to Salesforce. I want to know if there are any API functions or anything available to get the listing of the campaigns created on my salesforce account. Here is what I am trying to ...
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Is it possible to retrieve picklist values from SalesForce using SOQL?

I am using a .NET library - SalesforceMagic - for communication with SalesForce. I use a SalesForce API user credentials and pass data to and from via a SOQL query. It all works fine. Now, there are ...
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ANT: How build conditional statement for GIT macro

I have an ANT build script that works exactly as expected but I want to take it one step further. Right now I have a Windows Task Scheduler that runs a batch file every night which calls ant ...
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How to retrieve Subscriber Profile Attributes using RetrieveRequest using AMPscript (Landing Page)

With the code (AMPscript) below I'm currently able to retrieve properties for a subscriber object, but I'm unable to retrieve the (Profile) Attributes. What am I missing? Adding the "CreateDate" ...
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Salesforce REST API authentication?

I feel like this should be really easy to do, but I can't find anything about it on the web. Is there a way, through either javascript or a java web servlet, to skip the subsequent authentication? We ...
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Cannot Access RecordType.DeveloperName Field as System Admin

I'm a System Admin in an org and today our Flow was throwing errors saying no such field RecordType.DeveloperName. I tried running a SOQL query using that field in Developer Console and I get same ...
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Formula with two different objects

I'm trying to write a formula that looks on object A for a specific word in a field, and if that is there, to than on object B take sales total minus the value tied to object A. Here's what I have so ...
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Application Publish Help

I am planning to publish an app on AppEXchange but we have used API(Google Contact Api - Rest API). Should we have to go through web app scanner results.
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Help with multi-picklist query error

I'm trying to build a query to import data into Excel, and am getting thrown errors everytime I try to limit the query based on a multi picklist. The field in question is "Summit_History__c". I can ...
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Records created via API not triggering workflow/process

I have Tasks that are automatically created using an app Sidekick, which logs emails sent from gmail as activities. To my knowledge, workflows can usually be trigger by records created via API. ...
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How do I call the 'Recall Approval Request' via the Salesforce SOAP API?

I've been asked by someone to recall a lead approval request via the API (soap). I've been able to submit a lead for an approval via the API by calling the process method, and it appears from the ...
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OpenAir Link Update

I'm working to update a button on the Salesforce Opportunity that calls out to an instance of OpenAir and creates a new Project. I'm wondering if it's possible to pass the ID of a Contact within ...
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How can I import an XML file with ampscript

I'm trying to import an XML file in my email, so I can print certain data in an order confirmation email. I followed this scenario: ...
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How to create a folder in salesforce through REST api?

I got some help for creating document folders through metadata api using APEX. Is there a way to create document folder using REST api?
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Node js using saleforce Connection to fetch acccount display browser [on hold]

Please give me guidance for connected salesforce using node.js for fetching account details display in browser.
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SOQL query not returning results

I'm querying Salesforce data via the API using the query : SELECT Id, field FROM User Where field IN ('value1','value2',....'value500'). This does not return any results, despite the character ...
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OAuth web server flow - login redirect loop?

We have an OAuth Web Server Flow setup in our SF managed package that is used to authenticate our web service with Salesforce for API access. When a user first opens our app in SF, a call is first ...
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Planning to avoid API requests exceeded last 24 hours

We are planning to do daily integration runs to salesforce using informatica from an external system. The volume of records are expected to be between 50,000 to 300,000 and this will be done on ...
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Advantages of using Lightning Connect as opposed to APIs?

As far as I can tell, the price for Lightning Connect is just shy of $50,000 per year. I'm just curious, in consideration of this cost, why would one be better served using Lightning Connect as ...
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How do I contextualize the Fuel SDK to retrieve event data for a specific user?

Is it possible to get the Ruby FuelSDK to query for, say, the subscribers or events of another user who has installed an app? Do I simply need to set the internal_token? fuelsdk_client = ...
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Retrieving the stopped/started status of a program via API in Exact Target?

We have a few Programs that we need to check to see if they are started/stopped. Is there a way to check these statuses via API? My first attempt was using the AsyncActivityStatus object, but it ...
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How to invoke method of Apex Class using API in .net

I have one Button in Visualforce Page. On click of button one method of apex class is called. I want to call that apex class method from my C# application using API. Is this possible to call apex ...
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How to use what3words API in Salesforce to convert w3w address to coordinates

I am using what3words (http://what3words.com) to save locations in Salesforce, by simply copying the w3w address from their app and pasting it into Salesforce using the mobile app. I want to then ...
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Is it possible to call external webservice(API) in ExactTarget?

We suppose the action will be triggered in some steps in Automation Studio or Journey Builder. After action is triggered, a remote webservice call is made to 3rd party system, and we can use the ...
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How do I create Preference Attributes programmatically?

I want to create new Preference Attributes via API. Is this possible? There does not seem to be any documented interface for doing so. The email I intend to send has several areas of interest ...
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How do I register for notification of new subscribers via webhook?

I am looking to build an ExactTarget Marketing Cloud app. I need to know whenever a new subscriber is added or removed. Is there a way to register for a webhook that can do this? EDIT to add my use ...
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ExactTarget Soap API: How can the ExtractResult be used to retrieve the status of an ExtractRequest?

The ExtractResult object has no supported methods listed on the ExactTarget SOAP API page for ExtractResult. The object is intended to retrieve the results of an ExtractRequest How can the ...
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Handling CSV content returned from a 3rd Party API

We currently have a contract with a vendor to provide a set of multi-language travel guides. The latest list of branded guides available can be downloaded via HTTP API call that returns a CSV file. I ...
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API exception on constraint

I need to prevent an object from being modified by any user in the salesforce.com website. The only way this object should be modified is through the REST API. We tried creating a constraint but it ...
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Use Outbound Message and Salesforce API in the Same Asmx Web Service

I've created an asmx web service to handle an outbound message from Salesforce and an update operation to Salesforce. I originally created this web service to only handle outbound messages and I ...
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Send an email through Salesforce server from External Application

I have an angular application, and wants to send an email to Salesforce contacts from external application through salesforce server. I did not find any api or javascript file which allows me to ...
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How can I fire the “Submit for Approval” button on the lead form via the api?

I've recently been asked by a customer to mimic the 'Submit for Approval' button on the lead form via the api for various leads. I can see that this is a standard button and I assume that the process ...
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Creating a Task via the PHP Toolkit API

have been trying to use the php toolkit to create a task for a while and am stuck. This is the code I am using currently: $mySforceConnection = new SforceEnterpriseClient(); ...
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Illegal Service Endpoint error from Dataloader.io

I am wondering if anyone uses Dataloader.io which connects to SF instances. If so have you ever received an "Illegal service endpoint" error? This would also be a question directed to anyone who has ...
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C#.net SOAP API Upsert Person Accounts using External ID

I am currently working on a tool that manipulates various custom files, and merges the data into local C#.net lists. Once I have traversed these files I am creating records and uploading to ...
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GroupMember Creation via REST API

I am trying to create a new GroupMember via the REST API. My payload looks like: { "GroupId": "00Gj00000016xpyEAA", "UserOrGroupId": "005j000000C8xj6AAB" } and the response I ...
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Integrate Kaltura with Salesforce

I would like to integrate Kaltura with Slaesforce. Doing so I would like to sync data from Kaltura to Salesforce, i.e., want to feed data back to Salesforce as far as what the (Salesforce Community) ...
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FilterDefinition not accepting datasource for list attribute

I'm creating a filter definition through the api, on an enterprise 2 account. When I add a datasource from a data extension object it works fine, but when I add a null datasource to indicate list ...
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Clone an email using the API: the email attribute _AdditionalEmailAttribute1 is not copied (SFMC)

we need your valuable help on SFMC. We have a HubExchange app and a large client (millions of users) is using it and having some serious issues. They have "Web Analytics Connector" enabled, which ...
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SF Duplicate Management: API Issues

I'm working on setting up some new duplicate management rules, but just realized that the feature's interaction with API is inconvenient. We use FormAssembly to make forms that automatically create ...
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Importing/Integrating Microsoft project plan to Salesforce

I ve a requirement - Importing/Exporting of Microsoft Project plan to Salesforce on a Custom Object. In detail- Have to show the data( MPP's File) on a Custom object with the same fields .Should be ...
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How to track a field history of a custom object via Api?

how to track Field History via Api on custom object? sorry that I'm unclear: I'm not developer. Well to sum up : -i have activated my web service on salesforce.com with my website -i have a ...
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Live Agent - Sending data from client to Salesforce after chat start

Supposing we have a client-server architecture where the client is using javascript Live Agent APIs and the server is Salesforce, is it possible for the client to send arbitrary data in realtime ...
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ExactTarget (Marketing Cloud) Get Message Rest API call returning 500

I am attempting to retrieve all messages from our ExactTarget instance for an ETL. I am following the documentation from ExactTarget's code@ site. However the calls are returning a 500 Internal Server ...
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Certificate Problem with https

I'm trying to access "our" Website to integrate some content: https://rest.primoportal.com/ Without authentication you will see an empty Website. In Salesforce I am getting a ...
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ET Subscriber added via SOAP API, but does not appear in marketing cloud

I am using a client's ExactTarget credentials (API User = yes) to add email subscribers using the SOAP API from my webapp. The API call returns a "Subscriber created" msg, but the subscriber info ...
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Using ExactTarget's FuelSDK, how do I parse the response object?

I'm able to successfully retrieve results using Exact Target's Python FuelSDK, but can't figure out the format of the response.results object or how to parse it. It looks like JSON... but not quite. ...
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How to check community user credentials via api

i am trying to use this flow: Username-Password OAuth Authentication Flow grant_type=password&client_id=3MVG9lKcPoNINVBIPJjdw1J9LLM82Hn ...
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Installation of unmanaged packages with ant?

As described here http://andyinthecloud.com/2013/06/23/look-ma-no-hands-automating-install-and-uninstall-of-packages/ managed packages can be installed via ant or the APEX wrapper. Is it possible to ...