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Posted by on Nov 30, 2015 in Featured Blogs, Tutorials | 34 comments

10 Things To Know About Apex Triggers in Salesforce

  [Things2Know# 1] What on earth these Apex Triggers mean? Apex Trigger is an apex code that gets executed whenever a specific DML operation is performed on an Object record. It allow developers to programmatically check for duplicate records, update fields across objects, automate the creation of new records based on criteria, and much more. [Things2Know# 2]  When to Use Apex Triggers? So this is a big question.Ideally,Apex Triggers are used when the requirement is not fulfilled by declarative operations such as workflow,process builder etc.As a best practice always look for declarative approach , But most of the developers who are not aware of the declarative approaches always go for triggers. As a practice go for wokflows/flows first and  then the process builder(this is a new but an awesome feature which has brought renaissance to the world of Salesforce Development).I love the series-Learning Process Builder  by Rakesh Gupta which has many scenarios explaining how process builder works.   [Things2Know# 3]  Know about the  basic syntax of a Trigger:   /*...

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Posted by on Nov 15, 2015 in Community Leaders, Featured Blogs, Salesforce Success Community | 0 comments

Know Your Answers Community Leaders- Brian Makas

Being Inspired by Blog Series – Kevin Bacon by Eric ,Girly Geek By Lauren ,Admin Hero By Brent  & the Answers Community forum of which I have been part from a long time,I decided to put a blog series on our awesome Salesforce Answers Community Leaders. I hope that Salesforce Community Members,Learners,Aspirants,Experts and others will get motivated and inspired by the Stories of  our Community Leaders and will help them know better our Leaders who are addicted to answering their questions. Special thanks to Eric and Phoebe  for helping me for getting started.  So here I am with my third  post in this Series introducing –Brian Makas. You can connect with him on Twitter , and our  Success community as well.     Tell Us About Yourself ? I’m a Director of Marketing Technology  working out of New York City and have been working with since 2006. When we first brought in house we had two very simple goals.  First of all we needed a place to make a list of all of our...

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