Tag Archives: Apex

Display Inaccessible Objects to (Salesforce) Portal Users

It’s quite late, and I can’t think of anything particularly clever to say, so I’ll just get straight to the point. If you’ve ever built a custom portal using Salesforce Sites then you’ve most likely had to navigate your way through the various portal licenses at some point. Let’s see, there’s a Customer Portal, a […]

Summer ’11 Master-Detail Quirk [UPDATED]

*****UPDATE June 30, 2011****** Shortly after this post I was contacted by Salesforce’s Apex product manager who wanted to follow up on this issue and help resolve it.  Major kudos to Salesforce for monitoring the blogosphere and addressing the problems of their partners and customers.  After spending some time trying to recreate this problem the […]

Salesforce + Twilio + Receiving Incoming Texts

Recently, I’ve been toying with mashing up Salesforce and Twilio’s SMS capabilities. For those of you who don’t know what Twilio is, you should check it out. Twilio is a web service that gives you the ability to integrate voice and SMS into your apps and they have a simple API and documentation. This is a pretty handy service and there are a lot of use case scenarios where this functionality makes sense. For example:

Text-based marketing to leads/contacts.
Notification of certain events to sales reps or field personnel.
A text-based web service that runs on Force.com.

Trigga What? A Simple Non-Profit Trigger Example

I do some consulting work for non-profit organizations that use Salesforce.com.  There are so many non-profits that use Salesforce but many often lack the internal resources necessary to truly realize the benefits of adopting it.  It is highly rewarding work and I would encourage you to check out the Salesforce Foundation as one way of […]