Entries by Alex Edelstein

Getting a SessionId into a Lightning Screen Component

One of the more notorious hacks in Salesforce is the trick that needs to be used from inside Lightning to obtain the SessionId, which is not directly accessible for security reasons. The most popular approach involves creating a Visualforce page. I stumbled today across another approach that I wasn’t previously aware of. From a Flow […]

Items To Approve, Improved

UPDATE: Also check out this alternative. The ItemsToApprove component can be placed on recordPages to provide a list of records that have been submitted for Approval: This component goes beyond the Items to Approve lightning component provided by Salesforce in the following ways: Restores missing columns from the Classic component, including Submitter, Submission Date, and […]

SOQL Builder 1.1 Adds Related Fields and More

We recently published a component that generates SOQL queries, enabling users running Flows to build their own queries at run time. This package upgrades the component to version 1.1, adding the following functionality: You can now traverse to select related fields via relationships (example: [SELECT Account.Name FROM Contact…] An ‘Add All’ button lets you easily create the equivalent […]

Advanced NBA: Using Apex Actions to Empower Team Manager to Set Team Priorities via Next Best Action Recommendations

Next Best Action enables you to provide agents, salespeople, and other employees with a customized list of prioritized recommendations every morning. In this sample app, which can be installed as a package, prioritization of tactics is managed by service team leaders, who can establish and change the priorities freely without the involvement of admins. This […]