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A Quick Tutorial on Salesforce SOQL

#1MinuteTip SOQL stands for “Salesforce Object Query Language” and is used to query the data from Salesforce Objects. The equivalent of this in the RDBMS world is SQL that stands for Structured Query Language.

Here is a quick tutorial video on SOQL Basics (13 minutes) on YouTube from Salesforce Developers.

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#SalesforceSummer22 – Natural Language Search for Knowledge Articles

#1MinuteTip #SalesforceSummer22 Natural language search (NLS) makes article management effortless. NLS navigates your Salesforce Knowledge base and identifies your most common article scenarios.

NLS recognizes what you’re searching for as you filter articles by publication, status, creation date, or author. Specify what you’re looking for in the search bar, and NLS returns a relevant list of articles that match your criteria.

Salesforce Natural Language Search for Knowledge Articles

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Salesforce Order of Execution Overview

#1MinuteTip In Salesforce, when you save a record, it goes through a series of steps before the record gets saved. For example, you may have defined triggers, workflow rules, flows, assignment rules, escalation rules etc. on your object. It will be important to know and understand the sequence in which these different components will get executed.

Here is a nice pictorial presentation from Salesforce Architects on the order in which different components are executed. You may want to take a print out and keep it front of you when designing the solution.

Salesforce Order of Execution Overview
Image Source: https://architect.salesforce.com/fundamentals/architecture-basics

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#SalesforceSummer22 – Restriction Rules Now Supported on External Objects

#1MinuteTip #SalesforceSummer22 Prior to Summer ’22, an end user could see all records in an External Object (unless the external data source took the user’s context/identity).

In Summer ’22, an administrator can create a restriction rule such that the external data source will only return records that meet the record criteria (defined in the restriction rule)!

Salesforce Restriction Rules on External Objects

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#SalesforceSummer22 – Capture the Address of Assets

#1MinuteTip #SalesforceSummer22 You can now track the precise address of Assets within a large customer site.
Use an address field on the Asset to track its precise location and make it easier for drivers to get to customers. For example, on a university campus track the precise address of the various Assets in the different buildings.

Salesforce Capture the Address of Assets

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