Spring 17 Reports & Dashboards Updates in Lightning Experience

In this post, I'm highlighting all the new features introduced into Reports & Dashboards specially for Lightning Experience with Spring 17 release. There are quite a few updates to Lightning though few are old and existing in Classic Salesforce. To set up Einstein & its Features, learn here (screenshots added). Read the highlights from All of the Spring 17 updates …

Spring 17 Release – Lightning App Builder Updates

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2017 In this post, I will highlight all the new features introduced into Lightning App Builder with Spring 17 release. To set up Einstein & its Features, learn here (screenshots added). Read the highlights from All of the Spring 17 updates here. What's new in Reports & Dashboards in Lightning Experience this Spring 17, …

Salesforce Code Scanner – Health Check

As a Salesforce Developer, have you ever worried about the code in your Salesforce org and wanted to check if: the code you have written/existing code is in line with the best practices? you have followed the coding guidelines suggested by Salesforce? there are any loop holes in the code that could cause severe security …

Visualforce Pagination with Dynamic Search

This post has a working example of dynamic search in a Visualforce page and the results shown with pagination. There are 4 field search criteria including date fields too which makes it more interesting.  The results upon clicking Search will display below the Search section with 4 buttons to paginate.  The Next/Last Page buttons grey …

Quick Tip – Change Date format in Apex

If you use any date fields in Apex, it prints in this format System.debug('Date: '+contact.Date); Output:  2016-04-26 00:00:00 To change the format you can simply use: format() System.debug('Date: '+contact.Date.format()); Output:  26/04/2016  

Dreamforce Wrap Up 2015!

Attended Dreamforce this year, my first time in forever and its been an awesome experience with great learning.  Travelled all the way from Singapore to San Francisco and Dreamforce didn't disappoint a bit.  This time Dreamforce is bigger than before with whopping 1,70,000 user registrations and 1600+ sessions and some rock entertainment in the Dreamfest (the Dreamforce …

Wrapper Class Multiple Value Sorting

Came across a scenario where I had to sort a wrapper class.  Normal list sorting is simple, list.sort(); would help.  But for a wrapper class, it's not straight-forward but it isn't that hard.  Below is a simple wrapper class without sorting - this wrapper has 2 columns : Area and AD. global class AreaWrapper{ public String …

Salesforce Introduces New Certifications for Developers

Salesforce introduced 3 new developer certifications for Force.com developers Platform Developer I Platform Developer II Platform App Builder The immediate question is what happens to the existing developer certifications (401 and 501). Well,  you can continue to maintain your Salesforce Certified Force.com Developer credential. However, effective September 14th (2015), Salesforce will no longer be offering this credential …