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Questions relating to Apex, the native programming language for the Force.com platform. Use it for general questions on syntax, errors, constructs, and rules of use. Most questions should include a co…
Visualforce relates to questions where the Visualforce language or framework are concerned. This is primarily VF pages, components, PDF rendering, and email templates. This would only cross-over to Li…
the leading 1:1 digital marketing platform, connecting companies with customers in entirely new ways. Platform APIs and SDKs enable developers to manage and automate …
a UI framework for developing dynamic web apps for mobile and desktop devices. It’s a modern framework for building single-page applications engineered for growth.
a feature of the Salesforce platform consisting of Apex code that executes before or after DML operations.
Salesforce Object Query Language (SOQL), modeled on SQL, for accessing information saved in the Salesforce database.
for questions related to the "Lightning Experience" which comprises a number of elements around a new User Interface on the Salesforce Platform. While it can still be used in a server sid…
a weakly typed interpreted programming language primarily implemented by web browsers to allow for client-side scripting. It can be used in Visualforce pages to give a more dynamic expe…
code that is written and executed to test a specific portion/unit of source code. Unit tests are class methods with the testMethod modifier or @isTest annotation and are usually placed…
Salesforce offers its customers the option to purchase special licenses that allows an Organization's employees, customers, partners and non-SalesforceCRM licensed Users access to a limited subset of …
REpresentational State Transfer (REST), or RESTful, web services provide interoperability between computer systems on the Internet. The Salesforce REST API provides a powerful, convenient, and simple …
Salesforce provides multiple forms of email, including email templates, mass email, email services, email alerts, and email sent via Apex.
a scripting language for ExactTarget products that you can embed within HTML emails, text emails, landing pages, and SMS messages to control the content that is displayed to the individua…
An application programming interface (API) is a specification intended to be used as an interface by software components to communicate with each other.
a fully-upgradeable container used to distribute everything from an individual component to a set of related apps.
a way to automate actions within Salesforce. Workflow rules consist of the workflow criteria and immediate or time-dependent actions which can be Tasks, Email Alerts, Field Updates, or Ou…
Classes implementing the `batchable` interface are used when there is a need to operate on a large number of data records which would normally be problematic due to the imposed governor limits.
General questions relating to reports, but not dashboards, in Salesforce. Report formats may be tabular, matrix, summary, or joined.
the mobile app from Salesforce offering access to functionality like access to: records (standard & custom), views, chatter, visual force pages and more! It combines all the g…
an object that is created in an org as opposed to standard objects which are provided by Salesforce. Objects in Salesforce are like tables, so creating a custom object is analogous…
an algorithm that derives its value from other fields, expressions, or values. Formulas can help you automatically calculate the value of a field based on other fields (from Salesforce do…
the new salesforce platform ecosystem comprising Lightning Experience: Desktop app, Lightning App Builder and Lightning Design System
an inquiry into the database using the SELECT statement. A query is used to extract data from the database in a readable format according to the user's request.
SOAP API provides a powerful, convenient, and simple SOAP-based Web services interface for interacting with Salesforce.You can use SOAP API to create, retrieve, update, or delete records. You can also…
one piece in the Model-View-Controller (MVC) architecture of Visualforce. A controller can be a standard or custom controller and extensions to controllers can written.
done on other systems or Salesforce to enable them to communicate with each other. There are different layers of integration in Salesforce: security, UI, logic,…
Visualforce components encapsulate a common design pattern and can be reused several times in one or more Visualforce pages. Salesforce provides a library of standard, pre-built components, such as <…
a workflow tool that helps you easily automate your business processes by providing a powerful and user-friendly graphical representation of your process as you build it.
Deployments in Salesforce incorporate any action that needs to be taken to get a system from one organization to another, be it a sandbox to production, sandbox to sandbox, or even developer org to de…
Create custom buttons and links to integrate Salesforce data with external URLs, applications, your company’s intranet, or other back-end office systems.
Salesforce email templates come in a variety of shapes and sizes, ranging from Text to Visualforce. These email templates can be used through Salesforce through approval processes, workflows, etc to s…
a standard Salesforce object: a customer issue such as a customer’s feedback, problem, or question.
A platform for creating and deploying applications for the social enterprise. Essentially Salesforce.com without CRM.
a Salesforce Standard Object that represents a sale or pending deal.
a feature of Salesforce.com that provides a way for users to collaborate with other users within a Salesforce organization. It has a Facebook like interface that allows users to follow rec…