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Apex Cast sObject list dynamically to a specific sObject Type

The upsert() DML operation requires a specific List based on a specific sObject type, for instance:List<Account> lstAccount = new List<Account>(); However, we are trying to generate a ...
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Populating lookup fields using an external ID with Object type as String

My question is pretty much the same as here. But the difference is I'll have to do it generically. As in the object type is sent as text and I'll have to typecast in the code. Eg., //create an ...
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How to use Dynamic DML operation?

I’m having a requirement, where I guess I’ve to use Dynamic DML.But I’m new to Dynamic Apex as well as Dynamic DML. When I will create a Folder in Box.com server by using API call, I will get a ...
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Get field value dynamically

Let's say I have an sObject queried and want to dynamically get a specific field value. I need it to be dynamic so that it can be a different field through an input. sObject obj = [SELECT Id, Name, ...
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'FeedItem' schema type undefined in Trigger

I am trying to dynamically create an sObject in APEX based on the following code. Schema.SObjectType targetType = Schema.getGlobalDescribe().get('FeedItem'); system.debug(targetType); sObject ...
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Error when I populate lookup with external id using .put method

You can populate lookup fields using an object with an external id field populated like so: Custom_Object__c o = new Custom_Object__c(Account__r=new Account(External_ID__c='123')); insert o; ...
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Field Sets & Dynamic DML & Describing Fields Included in Field Set

I am attempting to write generic code which will use a fieldset, allowing for dynamic creation of a query. This bit is documented well enough in dynamic DML examples from SFDC. In addition to the ...