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Tooling API exposes objects used in developer tooling that you can access through REST or SOAP, and works just like the Salesforce REST API and SOAP API.

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How do I use the Tooling API to create a new Apex Trigger?

How do I use the Tooling API to create a new Apex Trigger (rather than update an existing one)? According to the documentation I need to specify the ContentEntityId as an existing Trigger Id. But in ...
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Lightning: is direct API access on the roadmap?

I'm programming developer tools and an IDE. Right now, my code is based on Visualforce and JavaScript. As described here, I would like to convert most of my API callouts form APEX to JavaScript. Also ...
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Tooling API usage in salesforce Apex method

I am trying all my level best to know how the Tooling API is used. Can someone suggest or show me with a small example on how do I create a apexClass in a controller method. I have already generated ...
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Symbol Table from Apex Class

In an earlier question Here I asked in general about the symbol table for an Apex class. Using the Tooling API wrapper from Here I am able to get part way there. But am unGodly confused. If I go to ...
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Trying to get SymbolTable of an Apex class and get null

I'm quering Apex classes using Tooling API QueryResult queryResult = toolingConnection.query("select Id, ApiVersion, Name, NamespacePrefix, SymbolTable, Body from ApexClass where NamespacePrefix = ...
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Create/Update Global Value Set using Tooling API

Can someone tell me how to create and update Global value set using tooling API? No sure what so send in request body.
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How to limit API calls when using the Developer Console?

In a Winter '14 Developer Edition and Spring '14 Pre-release I have noticed that using the Developer Console uses API calls. It looks like this affects third party tools like MavensMate as well. The ...
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Tooling API - ProfileMetadata not being returned v32

I am attempting to use the Tooling API to retrieve all the data for a particular profile. According to the Tooling API documentation from v32 there is a Profile object which contains a set of ...
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How to get Custom Object Metadata CreatedBy

I need to get list of Custom Objects in a Salesforce org and find Created By User of each of them (Created By of object, not the records) . Is it possible? I can get string list of custom objects as ...
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Possible to create a new sObject with Tooling API REST interface?

By my reading of the docs, it should be possible to create a new SObject by POSTing to /tooling/SObjects/EntityDefinition, but I haven't made it work. Here's an example (the result of some trial-and-...
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Dynamically set remote site Setting in Apex

I have created a managed package that uses tooling API for updating class, trigger etc. Everything runs fine with all sorts of testing. I have created this package in my Developer org. I had to set ...
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Are profile and permission set metadata files getting all project objectPermissions?

I have a project in development. There about 45 new SObjects to the org but there is also a couple of new profiles for the org. The permissions on several existing SObjects have been specifically ...
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Metadata+ToolingAPI access on CS14 (and other pods) extremly slow & No Support?

We are working on CS14. Starting last Friday we are suffering form a extreme performance loss on CS14. Loading and Saving Metadata via Tooling/Metadata-API is very slow. Operations which usually ...
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How do I update Custom Label's value using apex? Which one would be a better option metadata api or tooling api? Please provide example

I'am working on post deployment automation process in salesforce. I am stuck on how should I update values in custom labels which needs tobe updated manually after a sandbox refresh.
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Tooling API calls from Apex requires user to set up Remote Site Settings?

For a personal project, I'm trying to retrieve Validation Rules from objects to display them inside a Visualforce page. For this I'm using the excellent Tooling API wrapper from Andrew Fawcett, but ...
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Creating Visualforce Page Using Tooling API

i was trying create a visualforce page from Developer Console using Tooling API ( REST Service ). I checked the documentation it doesn't clarify about the parameters which needs to be present. ...
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How to find Dependent Components for a Class/Page/Trigger using API (Tooling or Metadata API)?

We are trying to automate certail processes for which we need to find the dependent components for a Class/Page/Trigger. We understand that salesforce is providing dependent components using "Show ...
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Issues with managed package visibility?

Question Is anyone experiencing issues with incorrect managed package apex class visibility? Suddenly unable to save a class and everything seems to be in order. What am I missing? Anyone run into ...
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How to get ID of a custom field in apex [duplicate]

I have a requirement to get the ID of a custom field in apex . When we navigate to Setup-->Create-->Object--> Click on Object --> Click on field .In field detail page url we can find field Id https:/...
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Anyone else having issues with deployment to sandbox stuck in pending for 5-60 minutes

Developing in two sandboxes and both of them when I attempt to deploy anything via metadata or tooling API the deployment is stuck in a pending status from 5-60+ minutes. I have a case open for one ...
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Symbol table for Lightning components to find Dependencies/References

Like we do have SymbolTable for apex class, to find their references/dependencies; do we have anything for the Lightning Components(to find dependencies/references of lightning components/application/...
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Why PersonAccount is showed in custom object in Tooling API query?

I queried the below in the service console to get the custom object count. But I got one object difference. i.e "PersonAccount" . When i check the ID its not displaying in the UI page. select id, ...
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Patching ToolingAPI.cls for v31+: How to query for DeployDetails at ContainerAsyncRequest?

My original problem is described here: ToolingAPI.cls for Apex: How to get CompilerErrors at ContainerAsyncRequest in v31+? Now I have patched ToolingAPI.cls like this: // elf-patch public class ...
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Finding sharing settings OWD

I'm trying to find the sharing settings OWD information and I have looked at the tooling/api and APEX/SOQL could not find, is that even possible to retrieve this metadata information?
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Calling ToolingAPI to save an AuraDefinition using PATCH via JavaScript possible?

I'm trying to save an AuraDefinition from within a native Visualforce app. Therefore I following @MartyC. suggestion here: Lightning ToolingAPI BETA Documentation As an unfortunate PATCH requests ...
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Dynamically creating a trigger

I'm looking to add functionality to my managed package that would dynamically create a trigger based on user inputs. I've seen some conflicting answers about whether a trigger can be created using the ...
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Retrieving StandardValueSet with the Tooling API

I am trying to avoid using any SOAP service for such simple operations as below: The picklist of all Lead Statuses (including inactive) The picklist of Stages/Statuses attached to a Record Type The ...
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How to execute a code inside an executeAnonymous block of toolingAPI in salesforce?

Below is a piece of code I am trying to run. global class TriggerClass { @future (callout=true) public static void ifMethod(String sessionId, String ifcondition) { ToolingAPI....
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Salesforce Packaging Bug with Lightning Components? (Warning: very strange!)

Since years I'm using Metadata and Tooling Apex classes to connect with those APIs (based on Andrew Fawcetts work here https://github.com/afawcett/apex-toolingapi). Today I'm encountering a very ...
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Is it possible to update custom field metadata via the tooling api?

I can successfully make a patch request to the tooling api to update a custom fields api name. However, if I include any of the field properties in the CustomFieldMetadata object I get an internal ...
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Is there a Javascript Wrapper Salesforce Metadata API?

I'm using Andrew Fawcett's legendary Apex Wrapper Salesforce Metadata API in several projects. It perfectly works and provides a new dimension of APEX programming. Now there are situations where it ...
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How can I activate a Lightning Page via metadata?

I am deploying a solution which includes Lightning Pages and I would like to programmatically activate the FlexiPage in the target org when it is deployed. In the Configure Lightning Experience ...
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Start ApexLog capture via the API

When the developer console is opened Salesforce will start capturing ApexLog records for the current user. After a period of time this stops occurring and the user needs to click the resume menu ...
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Is there a way to query sandbox configuration info? (e.g. Location, sandbox name, etc)

I would like to be able to query the Sandbox configuration data. For example, if you go to the "Sandboxes" link in the setup of your production org, I want to be able to query that info (Name, Type, ...
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How to get the DE-Orgs Namespaceprefix? (NOT the Namespaceprefix from the scope of an object or class)

The are a lot of solutions to get the namespace of an specific object or class, e.g. ApexClass myClass = [ select NamespacePrefix from ApexClass where Name = 'SomeClassNameHere' ]; But ...
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When is the Force.com IDE going to be rewritten (using the tooling api)

Last year I attended the Dreamforce session: Next Generation Debugging with the Developer Console and Tooling API One of the most exciting things that was mentioned was that the Force.com IDE is ...
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What is the URL for using the Tooling API via SOAP?

What is the URL for using the Tooling API via SOAP? If I already have a valid Session Id I can start using the API directly: E.g. Enterprise API: https://server-api.salesforce.com/services/Soap/c/27....
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find out dependent fields, object and classes in salesforce

I want to know class is dependent to which class, object, and Field. I have tried to retrieve data from SymbolTable but it doesn't show me dependent Class Name or ID. Is there any another way to ...
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Lightning access via ToolingAPI or MetadataAPI

I assume there is no official support in the APIs right now since Aura Components are in BETA. The choice of developer tools is a bit narrow (Developer Console and Sublime Lightning) and I want to add ...
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Tooling API execute anonymous results

I am trying to run an execute anonymous statement using tooling API. I am running a very simple System.debug('test'); Now the issue is as this is a GET request, the response that I get is like this ...
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Symbol Table References are Null - REST Call

I am trying to get the references for methods defined in Apex Class via Tooling API ( by REST Call ). Please find the information of the REST Call below ( using Workbench ) When i make the above REST ...
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Lightning ToolingAPI BETA Documentation

Thanks to @DougChasman we have learned here that both ToolingAPI and MetadataAPI are fully supporting AuraDefinitionBundel and AuraDefinition right now as BETA and we can start to use them. Doug also ...
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Why in all ApexClassMember I have MetadataContainerId = null

In my previous question I want to get method references from ApexClassMember --> SymbolTable. Following Daniel algorithm from his answer: General steps to get the SymbolTable: Create a ...
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Save/Deploy multiple files at once with MavensMate in Sublime Text 3

When editing multiple Apex classes using MavensMate in Sublime Text is it possible to save them all back to Salesforce in one MetadataContainer? I've got an abstract base class and a controller that ...
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Tooling API in Apex - polymorphism, generic query() callout?

I am working on Salesforce project heavily depending on use of Tooling API (we are executing tests on remote SF organizations and gathering results). What bothers me is I cannot use polymporphism ...
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Standard field accessiblity inconsistent : feature or simply strange?

UPDATE: Thanks to @ca_peterson I could clarify the issue below and it all drills down to FLS. But even having identified FLS as the reason, the behavior is still odd and I have addressed it in this ...
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Describe call to sobjects with Tooling API fails

I am trying to make a describe call to CustomObject however I get no response back. The URL for the call is: Note : I am describing entity "CustomObject" (Similar to CustomTabs) - it is not a ...
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Get Debug Logs with specified log levels for Execute Anonyous via APEX ToolingAPI, SoapAPI or anyhow

A) via ToolingAPI I'm trying to execute apex-code via public ExecuteAnonymousResult executeAnonymousEncoded(String body) of the ToolingAPI.cls from within APEX. So far it works. But I was not able ...
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Are there any plans to update ToolingAPI.cls for APEX to v32 in order to support Lightning Components?

Unlike MetadataAPI the ToolingAPI APEX class still refers to version 30. Please note this question is not about ToolingAPI itself, but about the APEX wrapper class project to make ToolingAPI available ...
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Edit existing Visualforce Page (ApexPage) using AndrewFawcett ToolingAPI package

In APEX there is great wrapper class to access the ToolingAPI written by Andrew Fawcett https://github.com/afawcett/apex-toolingapi There are a lot of examples including one which shows how to edit ...