A future method runs in the background, asynchronously. You can call a future method for executing long-running operations, such as callouts to external Web services or any operation you’d like to run in its own thread, on its own time.

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Document upload parallel through Apex - Design review

I am doubtful whether I am going in the right direction. My requirement is to upload all the documents from Salesforce to my local storage space. I have a button that triggers the following function: ...
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Uncommitted work pending from a non-DML access

I'm trying to upload documents to a third party server. This is what I've come up with currently. I got several methods to preprocess the upload process and after that I run a loop to upload the ...
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Test class for @future class

Hi I have the below trigger and future pls help me on how to write Test class for this:- trigger Contactcallout on Contact (after update) { Map<Id, String> m = new Map<Id, ...
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Future Method Static

I am new to Salesforce and hence a lot of silly questions. What is the rational behind defining future methods as Static? I mean has these methods been not static what harm would have they caused?
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update records through a @future callout method inside a before/after update trigger fires

I have a trigger that fires when the address has changed on a record. I make a callout to Google API to gain the longitude and latitude information that I then want to put inside of my record. When ...
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Getting @future method complete before startTest()

Is there a way to wait for all @future method completes before starting the test? I think Test.startTest() does not wait for future methods. I need the future method to be done in order to setup data ...
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Data in a Custom field getting deleted itself

I have a field called Target Check on Case object which was updated by future call from a AfterInsert and AfterUpdate trigger. Since it is a future method, there is a 2-3 second delay and I have ...
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How can I navigate to a specific URL from inside an Apex Class (Controller Extension)

I have an Visual Force page which when visited launches an Apex Callout, when this callout is done (Contact object has been created/updated) the original VisualForce page needs to update to reflect ...
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During deployment, Test Class for trigger of @future method with callout returning “Uncommited work pending error”

So I'm familiar with the error System.CalloutException: You have uncommitted work pending. Please commit or rollback before calling out but I'm stumped with this one! I have a call with a ...
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UserInsertUpdate: System.LimitException: Too many future calls: 51

I have a trigger on User that after it's inserted or updated, I want a contact for that user to be created. For example, if a new user Fred is created, I also want a contact created with Fred's ...
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Saving search engine parameters: design consideration

I have a custom search engine for my limited users. These users have a custom front end and we cannot have them seeing the objects through the standard UI. One of the new requirements that I have is ...
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Debug or view status of a @future method

Can I see the errors or debug messages my @future calls may be generating? How can I see if a @future method was executed at all? Details: I have a trigger which needs to update some User accounts in ...
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Performing mass data evaluation using @future

I have a use case of creating/updating the records for a custom object based on a specific Account's record type. Its on the click of a custom button placed over detail page, its working fine for a ...
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Error in using multiple @future methods

I have created a Trigger and Class that works in dev environment, but I'm trying to deploy it to production, and it is testing all of my code with all the other classes in the environment. The only ...
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Dml operation that depends of Set up operation salesforce

I have to update owner of object (DML Operation ) but before i must to insert PermissionSet that given permission to user to be able to be the owner all of this happend in update Trigger ?? Do you ...
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What is the best practice of chain trigger

I had a scenario about 3 sObjects (Opportunity, CustomProduct, CustomSample). Both CustomProduct and CustomSample had lookup field to Opportunity. Each sObject have triggers (immediately and future ...
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Future Method calling Another Future Method

I have two future methods f1 & f2. Each of them takes long time to process as such I have annotated them as @future. There is a scenario in which I need to make a callout to f2 from f1. Any ...
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NULL POINT Exception

I am getting NULL POINT Exception error when running my unit tests and can't seem to figure out how to go about this one. This is the error Message; |FATAL_ERROR|System.DmlException: Insert ...
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Testing @future method Failed Assertion

I have some code that after inserting a task, calls an @future method to update some fields on the contact linked to that task (WhoId). This seems to work fine in sandbox, but I can't seem to get it ...
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@future method fired from trigger - order of execution [duplicate]

Quick introduction: I Approve one of many approval levels on my custom object the before update trigger is fired I'm searching for the approver comments but nothing's there yet (operations are not ...
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Can future execution start before the synchronous execution is completed

Is there a way for @future annotated method to start execution before the synchronous request which invokes it has completed. In other words, do I have some guarantees that the timing will look like ...
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How can I create over 10,000 records with information from Visualforce?

I have an inventory input page that I am working on and I am running into an issue where I need to create more than 10k records. The problem here is that all the information needed is not stored in an ...
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Test Method for callout in Future method

I have a trigger on Account. On Account insert, I am sending a callout through future method. I am trying to write a test class for this but I am getting either of these two errors - 1) You have ...
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Webservice Callout Exception: IO Exception: Read timed out

I have Salesforce trigger that triggers either a future method or batch job that does call outs to a SOAP webservice. I am randomly getting "(IO Exception: Read timed out)" exception. When the ...
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CANNOT_INSERT_UPDATE_ACTIVATE_ENTITY error in production

I got following error in production. Apex script unhandled exception by user/organization: 00580000005FYRy/00D80000000PQ16 Failed to invoke future method 'public static void updateSubs(List)' on ...
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How to pass SObject in future method?

I am a beginner in programming world. I know the reason for error that we cannot use sobject as parameters in future method. Checking on forums i came to know that we can use set and then query record ...
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Future call inside schedule batch

I am working on case where a scheduled batch calling a future method/class. As salesforce restricts the future call from batch , i am looking for any other alternative or workaround for this . I ...
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how to test a future method which makes callouts?

I am practising the Integration workbook provided by salesforce. In tutorial#2 there's a class which makes future callouts to a Heroku app.This class is called by an after update trigger. Callout ...
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Why Inserting User must happen in a future method?

I found this statement "Inserting a user with a non-null role must be done in a separate thread from DML operations on other sObjects" "here" and below is the code: public class MixedDMLFuture { ...
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Calling a Callout via @future still gives uncommitted work pending error

Class A is simple page controller. It creates an instance of Class B. The user can click a button on a VF page to invoke a pagereference method in Class A that will invoke various methods in class B, ...
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Prevent trigger from running in single test

Ok so I have a fairly complex scenario I need to test... I have a Trigger on a MyObject__c that creates PermissionSetAssigments when MyObject__c is inserted. Because PS Assignments are system ...
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Trigger not executing @future method for bulk transactions

I'm wondering can anyone help? I have an after insert, after update trigger on Contact that calls an @future method in a helper class to create portal users for contacts. In an attempt to prevent ...
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Can Queueable solve “Future method cannot be called from a future or batch method”?

I have code that must be called as @future as it requires all the resources one can get. The only problem is that in 1% of the cases this code is called from a Batch and therefore fails with ...
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Calling future method from batch class?

I got a situation where i need to invoke future method from batch class. And i know that it is not possible to do. But there might be some workarounds to achieve it, right? And i dont want to invoke ...
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Call @future from @RemoteAction?

Can you call a @future method from a @RemoteAction method? I've got an installed package that runs a VFRemoting and they allow me to write a plugin for part of the process. The issue is, I'd like to ...
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Trigger to make @future callout to the Data.com match API

My company uses data.com premium. We want to create a trigger that will update a lead based on company information since the out-of-the-box functionality only matches based on the lead. (contact). I ...
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Invalid Signature in Future method

When a user get inserted, I have @future method call which updates Contact and call another future method. Trigger Code ...
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Create a Class that I can access from my trigger to login as another user

I need to be able to impersonate another user from my Trigger, and thinking that I could create a class that logins as another user using the REST API and then post messages from that class. How ...
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Mock Unit Test for a REST API callout

After attending DF14 I have a fairly solid understanding of the HttpCalloutMock() when unit testing for REST callouts, but I'm having trouble implementing unit testing for the first time. The ...
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REST API calls to 3rd Party (Pardot), multiple @future callouts

Setup: Pardot (3rd Party services I'm using) requires you to request an API_Key by submitting your email, password, and user_key so that you can then use the api_key with the user_key to do any API ...
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Using @future tag on Apex Webservice but code not executing asynchronously

With the winter '15 release over the weekend some mission critical code for us is now getting the infamous "Apex CPU time limit exceeded". It worked fine for the past 8 months until this release. (as ...
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How to test @future methods with setup objects and avoid MIXED_DML_OPERATION

I’m in a situation where I have to use a future method to avoid MIXED_DML_OPERATION error. I have a trigger that runs after INSERT on USER and creates a custom object X. They are in 1:1 relation. ...
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Code in a @future method not working

I am trying to write a trigger that will transfer attachments from a Task object to the related Opportunity object from emails & attachments using Salesforce for Outlook. I have the basic trigger ...
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Async Callout Test Failing in Production

Situation I have implemented an API to communicate with the external system. After 18th of August test that i have on production have started failing showing the infamous: ...
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System.LimitException: Too many future calls: 11 [duplicate]

when i am changing the case owner for more than 10 records in the case list it is throwing the error : Apex trigger LFIQTriggerForCaseChanges caused an unexpected exception, contact your ...
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What approach to take if one standard object need to use different @future call from API?

I am still new in Salesforce and have Java background.There some governor limit that I totally not sure what to do. The issue started when I need to update the Account object with the value that I ...
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Future method cannot be called from a future or batch method, Case Trigger with Salesforce for Social

I get the following inside a Case Trigger when I try to call a future method: System.AsyncException: Future method cannot be called from a future or batch method So far this exception ONLY occurs ...
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Concurrent HTTP callouts vs single callout

Background I have 3 identical HTTP servers, holding the same data: api1, api2 and api3. I want to query this data as reliable and quick as possible. In Java, I would have done this by spawning 3 ...
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Sandbox batch execution takes too long to be completed(simple task)

Is it true that running a batch class in Sandbox with incredibly simple task takes too long than Production? I've tried @future with the same task and it process my Streaming API immediately. ...
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Making apex callout after sendEmail() in Batch apex

This is related to question, Processing callouts from Batch, but is specific to Emails operations. We are sending contents of email in apex callouts. The content contain merge fields, which is not ...