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Loading Status in Visualforce Page without Apex Class

The loading status is the spinning ... the in progress ...the glass hour thingy or whatever you want to call it as long the purpose is to prevent user to perform any action before the previous action is completed. use action:status no controller class required if you are using with  apex:command tag, put rerender if not the loading status will not work 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 <style> .spinnerBg { width : 100% ; height : 100% ; position : absolute ; background-color : #000 ; opacity : 0.2 ; z-index : 999999 ; } .spinner { width : 100% ; height : 100% ; position : absolute ; background-image : url("/img/loading32.gif") ;

Checking Salesforce Classic or Salesforce LEX using javascript

Simple as this : 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 var isClassic = 'false' ; console.log ( '@@@ UIThemeDisplayed ' + ' {!$User.UIThemeDisplayed}' ); if ( '{!$User.UIThemeDisplayed} ' == 'Theme3' ) { isClassic = 'true' ; } To use visualforce page within Salesforce LEX is to use this url . Some scenario that you might want to apply this is when you want to redirect to Visualforce page in Lightning. 1 /one/one.app#/alohaRedirect/apex/apexpagename?parameter

Method to retrieve correct ID from formula field.

One idea that really helpful to be delivered. Please vote Reduce the compiled formula character cost of CASESAFEID() Correct way to store ID in formula Formula field only return 15 char ID and will be treated as String / Text . Which mean it will be treated as case insensitive in SOQL. SELECT Id,Name,Parent.Id, Parent.Name, Ultimate_Parent_Account_ID1__c FROM Account WHERE Ultimate_Parent_Account_ID1__c ='001xxxxxxxxxQpK' Will return record regardless the letter case And also another  risk if  we query this with 18 digit ID as it will return 0 data. As conclusion, normal formula with text return type is not able to capture the Salesforce Id correctly.  In order to make it return as ID use CASESAFEID() . However this formula consumes so much character so that is the reason why you need to vote above idea. Retrieve the correct Id from formula in Apex If we are not able to use casesafeid in formula field , then we might need to be careful when re

Soap UI fail to handshake with Salesforce

I faced this when doing Salesforce Trailhead : SOAP API Unit  , it has nothing to do with token or password but something to do with TLS version. The solution can be referred here but I will re-write back how I solved this. Note that I am using Windows 10 and SoapUI 5.3.0 . Navigate to your SoapUI folder where it should be something  C:\Program Files (x86)\SmartBear\SoapUI-5.3.0\bin . Notice there .vmoptions file. Open that file and paste this - Dsoapui . https . protocols = SSLv3 , TLSv1 . 2 So it end result will look like this . -XX:MinHeapFreeRatio=20 -XX:MaxHeapFreeRatio=40 -Xms128m -Xmx1000m -Dsoapui.properties=soapui.properties -Dsoapui.https.protocols=SSLv3,TLSv1.2 -Dsoapui.home=C:\Program Files (x86)\SmartBear\SoapUI-5.3.0/bin -Dsoapui.ext.libraries=C:\Program Files (x86)\SmartBear\SoapUI-5.3.0/bin/ext -Dsoapui.ext.listeners=C:\Program Files (x86)\SmartBear\SoapUI-5.3.0/bin/listeners -Dsoapui.ext.actions=C:\Program Files (x86)\SmartBear\SoapUI-5.3.0/bin/

Key Take Away : Sequencing Load Operations

Here some highlight after I have done reading on Extreme Force.com Data Loading, Part 4: Sequencing Load Operations Configuring Your Organization for the Data Load 1) To consider enable the parallel recalculation and defer sharing calculation features To enable this feature contact Salesforce Support 2) Create Role Hierarchy 3) Load users, assigning them to appropriate roles 4) Configure Public Read/Write organization-wide sharing defaults on the objects you plan to load. Note : some org may have so much data that changing sharing rules from Public to Private takes very long time, therefore just load the data with sharing model that you will use in Production. Preparing to Load Data 1) Ensure clean data especially foreign key relationship, note that parallel loads switchs to single execution mode, slowing down the load considerably. 2) Suspend events that fire on insert 3) Perform advance testing to tune batch size for throughput.For both the Bulk API a

Tips and Tricks : Approving Approval Process in Test Class

Snippet of test class that replicate how to approve record in Approval Process.d 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 //Step 1: let say you a test data that you want to be approved MyCustomObject__c bid =[ select Id from MyCustomObject__c Where Name =: strName ]; //Step 2: Create an approval request for the bid Approval . ProcessSubmitRequest req = new Approval . ProcessSubmitRequest (); req . setComments ( ' Submitting request for approval via form ' ); req . setObjectId ( bid . Id ); //Step 3: Submit on behalf of a specific submitter req . setSubmitterId ( UserInfo . getUserId ()); //Step 4: Submit the record to specific process and skip the criteria evaluation req . setProcessDefinitionNameOrId ( ' Qualification_Approval ' ); req . setSkipEntryCriteria ( true ); //Step 5: Submit the approval r

Tips and Tricks : How to hide other feature in Chatter Feed in Visualforce page WITHOUT using JQuery ?

Business Requirement To only enable Post features in Chatter Feed in Visualforce. Other features such as Poll, Upload File etc should be invisible to user  so that user only able to Post in Chatter Feed. This is just to give idea that you can hide some of standard css element using style css with !IMPORTANT tag if it 's still not update as you want to or you can hide it using javascript during onload. Example to hide some standard elements using style . 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 /**code to hide file upload in chatter comment section **/ .cxcontentcommentactiontext { display:none; } .cxcontentcommentactionimg { display:none; } Example to hide some of element in Chatter Feed using Javascript 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 window .onload = function () { //this is to hide File upload and any feature except post in Chatter feed. const chatterList = document .querySelectorAll( '.publisherFeedItemTypeChoices li' ); chatterList[ 1 ].style.display = 'none' ; chatte

Tips and Tricks : Test class for Invocable method

Issue : I got 100% coverage in my sandbox but when run validation for deployment it returns 0% coverage It turn out that in my sandbox, I am depending on Process Builder to Invocable Apex class, as long I manipulate test data that fire Process Builder it will call Invocable class. This is not useful when deploying it to Production although it gets deployed together with Process Builder. The correct way is to direct call Invocable method inside test class itself. Example of class : 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 global class MyCustomObject_StatusUpdate_Util { @InvocableMethod ( label = ' Update Quote Status ' ) public static void updateQuote ( Request [] requests ) { Set < Id > setOppId = new Set < Id >(); List < SBQQ__Quote__c > listQuoteToUpdate = new List < SBQQ__Quote__c >(); for ( Request request : requests ) {

Tips and Tricks : Make apex:column value display conditionally

When try to make apex:column display conditionally there high possibility we try to code like below which will prompt Syntax error. Missing ')' .Unfortunately this is documented in any where so far. <apex:column headerValue= "Actual Approver" value= "{!IF(item.objectType=='Qualification',item.bid.Actual_Final_Approver__c,item.quote.Actual_Final_Approver__c)}" ></apex:column> apex:column cannot being rendered directly in value tag but we can render it different way like below <apex:column headerValue= "Actual Approver" > <apex:outputField rendered= "{!item.objectType=='Qualification'}" value= "{!item.bid.Actual_Final_Approver__c}" /> <apex:outputField rendered= "{!item.objectType=='Quote'}" value= "{!item.quote.Actual_Final_

Tips and Tricks : Avoid $$ in ANT password

Today we faced weird issue. ANT throwing Invalid User Password although we know exactly what our password.We able to login directly into Salesforce site but we failed to login via ANT. It delays our deployment process because we struggle to figure out why. Double check the password [Done] Reset the password[Done] Check proxy[Done] Thankfully I found this tips : Password Issue in ANT  . I suspect it may due to this Property Expansion When Ant encounters a construct  ${some-text}  the exact parsing semantics are subject to the configured property helper delegates. $$  Expansion In its default configuration Ant will expand the text  $$  to a single  $  and suppress the normal property expansion mechanism for the text immediately following it, i.e.,  $${key}  expands to  ${key}  and not  value  even though a property named  key  was defined and had the value  value . This can be used to escape literal  $  characters and is useful in constructs that only look like property exp

Summer 18 : Better way to retrieve RecordTypeId

Salesforce Summer ‘18 has added new method to get Developer Name for Record Types which give me such a huge relieve. my sketch Previously, we were only able to get RecordType using Id or Name. Usually in our code we always need to retrieve the Id but retrieving Id with Name (Label) using getRecordTypeInfosByName is not good idea as Name can be changed easily. To solve the issue, we created one Global class to run SOQL just to retrieve ID, DeveloperName. It exposed our code to SOQL limit and we need to be careful with the design when we decided to use Static because the global class can be called by different method in the same transaction. Now we can forget about that *tedious part*. I started to clean up my code to use Salesforce method instead of using SOQL to retrieve record type. Caution : Update your class API version to the latest version to prevent error as this new method not recognized in old version. Retrieve RecordType ID using DeveloperName Id newRecordTy