Entries by Alex Edelstein

Two Ways to Send SMS Messages From Flow Using MessageBird

I’ve been playing around with communications services and wanted to try sending an SMS using the popular MessageBird platform. In the video shown here, I demonstrate how you can do this with the No-Code HTTP Callout action that’s available for installation as an extension, along with a hard-learned lesson about including the required headers. I […]

Introducing Salesforce Flow for Slack

At TrailblazerDX last month, Salesforce officially announced Salesforce Flow for Slack as part of a larger announcement about Flow expansion and success. Here’s more detail on what this announcement means and represents. Four New Flow Capabilities Flow for Slack encompasses four new Flow & Approval Processes capabilities: A set of Flow Actions that enable flows […]

Developer Notes: Packaging Changes to the Base Packs

Version 3.0 of FlowActionsBasePack will shortly be available. It is still a managed package, but the namespace of 3.0 and all subsequent versions of FlowActionsBasePack is ‘usf3’ instead of ‘usf’. Version 3.0.6 of Flow Screen Components Base Pack is being released at the same time. It requires Version 3.0 of FlowActionsBasePack. 9 files that made […]

Working with Serialized Data

NOTE: this page won’t make full sense until the QuickQuery extension is published along with Datatble version 3.5. That should happen in the next day or two. Traditionally, Flow likes to work with structured data. That’s stuff like Case and Account. Flow also likes simple primitives like Text and Number. Additionally, when the data type […]