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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…
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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…
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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 …
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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.
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a feature of the Salesforce platform consisting of Apex code that executes before or after DML operations.
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Salesforce Object Query Language (SOQL), modeled on SQL, for accessing information saved in the Salesforce database.
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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 …
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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 …
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Salesforce provides multiple forms of email, including email templates, mass email, email services, email alerts, and email sent via Apex.
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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…
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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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a fully-upgradeable container used to distribute everything from an individual component to a set of related apps.
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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…
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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.
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General questions relating to reports, but not dashboards, in Salesforce. Report formats may be tabular, matrix, summary, or joined.
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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…
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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…
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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…
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the new salesforce platform ecosystem comprising Lightning Experience: Desktop app, Lightning App Builder and Lightning Design System
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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.
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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…
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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.
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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,…
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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 <…
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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.
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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…
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Create custom buttons and links to integrate Salesforce data with external URLs, applications, your company’s intranet, or other back-end office systems.
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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…
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a standard Salesforce object: a customer issue such as a customer’s feedback, problem, or question.
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A platform for creating and deploying applications for the social enterprise. Essentially Salesforce.com without CRM.
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a Salesforce Standard Object that represents a sale or pending deal.
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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…
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a template or blueprint from which objects are created. An object is an instance of a class.