The Saleforce UI displays 15 digit, case-sensitive IDs for records. However, for Windows machines you will need to use a case-safe version of the ID for data migration, API calls and such. It’s not hard to generate these 18 digits IDs but it does take some time. I’ve been working on a lot of Google Gadgets and Chrome extensions lately so I thought I would throw together a Chrome extension (sorry Firefox users!) to quickly generated an 18 digit Salesforce.com ID. Thanks to Ron Hess for the conversion script!
Force.com Utility Belt – Google Chrome Extension for Salesforce.com
Jeff Douglas The Force.com Utility Belt is a Google Chrome Extension that I wrote to make my life easier. W...
Most Recent Articles
Salesforce CI/CD Using Bitbucket Pipelines
What if we could automate Salesforce Release Management using ANT and catch errors while deploying it to all environments seamlessly?
Code Review in Salesforce: Best Practices for Developers
Code review is important because quality code should be easily managed, while being robust and secure from vulnerability.
React Native: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
A short, easy-to-read summary of the best and worst parts of developing with React Native.
How to Create Effective Automatable Test Cases
Learn how to properly detail each test step while creating effective automatable test cases.
Using QCP in Salesforce CPQ
Find out how to implement QCP into Salesforce CPQ with minimal potential for mistakes.
Journey Builder Deep Dive: How the ‘Object Activity’ Can be Your Best Friend
If you are using both Salesforce and Salesforce Marketing Cloud, and you have installed Marketing Cloud Connect, you may have noticed additional Journey Builder activities have opened up to you.
How to Build Code-free Dynamic Emails with Marketing Cloud
Displaying dynamic content in your emails no longer requires writing custom code. If you can drag-and-drop, click buttons on-screen, and build emails from a template in Marketing Cloud.
With SVGs, you don't have to worry about creating separate images. Yep, one size fits all. That means, when you pick up a 20k iPhone screen in a few years, your icons will still be just as crispy.
Marketing Cloud Connect Is Installed — Now What?
As a follow-up to Installing Marketing Cloud Connect in Salesforce, I wanted to share suggestions that will track adoption and email analytics, and provide new automation capabilities.
Integration of Bitbucket Repository and Mavensmate
Follow these steps to integrate the Bitbucket repository with your Mavensmate Project.
Field Service Lightning: A Game-Changer for Automation
Salesforce made our lives easier when they launched Field Service Lightning. This system, based on Salesforce software, provides a fully-automated solution to the area of field service.
How to Use Stackdriver Logging for Google Apps Script
In August 2017, Google announced general availability of a new integration with Google Stackdriver for Apps Script. The purpose of adding Stackdriver Logging is to make Apps Script a user-friendly env
Installing Marketing Cloud Connect in Salesforce
By Diane Enriquez We’ve identified some important considerations to prepare for when installing Marketing Cloud Connect in Salesforce. In this blog, we dissect processes within Salesforce and...
Expanding Your IoT Explorer Prototype
By Dave Stanton In a previous blog, we created a base IoT Explorer orchestration, and spent some time discussing state-machine design patterns. Now, we’re going to expand our baseline and use our...
Custom Error Messages in Salesforce Lightning
By Nitin Goyal Visualforce pages have built-in implementation for showing custom error messages using the page as a medium. Here, we can easily show custom error screens with different text and...
Using IoT Explorer to Power Your Digital Transformation Projects
By Dave Stanton Hello IoT Explorer Salesforce’s long-fabled Internet of Things (IoT) platform has finally become generally available in the Winter ‘18 release! I’ve had the pleasure of partnering...
Salesforce and Amazon Pay Integration
By Rashmi Chauhan Amazon Pay provides a convenient way to pay for purchases online. Integrating Amazon Pay with Salesforce Commerce Cloud provides the following advantages: 1. Eases the payment...
Reflecting on Appirio’s Summer ‘17 Salesforce Technical Architect Summit
This summer’s summit was amazing. It’s certainly invigorating to be surrounded by 30 of our top Salesforce Technical Architects, all gathered in Indianapolis for Appirio’s Summer ‘17 Technical...
Building Native Mobile Apps with React Native
By Sugam Kalra We are living in the era of smartphones, where mobile has become an indispensable part of our lives. It’s been tough for developers to create native apps in different OS platforms....
Useful Selenium WebDriver Code Snippets