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June 12, 2020

Freezing Salesforce user accounts is different than deactivating them. Learn the difference between the two and how to freeze single and multiple Salesforce user accounts with clicks or code.

May 20, 2020

When Salesforce developers are working with Apex and Visualforce, try/catch blocks provide a strong defense in finding resolutions for exceptions. Here are best practices for using try/catch blocks so you know when to roll back.

April 15, 2016




Recently, CRM Sceince's Ami Assayag and Kirk Steffke joined Salesforce Developer Evangelist Josh Birk to take a deep look into Using Apex for REST Integration.” During the webinar Ami and Kirk explored a great deal of Apex code. 


We are providing the following overview of an Apex REST Callout using Basic Authentication from within Salesforce for those interested in digging deeper and learning more. 



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August 16, 2015

For the advanced salesforce developers out there.... in the past (before Winter 14 release) there was no way to query for a Scheduled, Future, or Batch job by the name that was given to it. You had to track the ID of the job as the job was being created and store this into a custom object or setting for future reference.

Thanks to a feature from Winter 14 which stemmed from this idea, you can easily query the CronTrigger object filtered by the job name.  Remember to increase your API version...

January 26, 2015

If you have a lot of users in your org and have the need to transfer directory/profile photos from a previous platform into Salesforce you will quickly run into a roadblock.  We have a need to assist in importing thousands of Customer Community User Photos.  There is no way to import the photos in bulk using Data Loader or apex script coding.


There is an apex class called ChatterUsers in the ConnectAPI namespace which has lots of methods for working with the photos one at a time,...

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