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Learn About External Services
- Salesforce Documentation
- External Services Trailhead Module
- Salesforce Developers Podcast – Episode 39: External Services w/ Narender Singh
- Salesforce Developers CodeLive – Dueling Integrations feat. External Services
- Salesforce Developer’s Blog – Summer ’22 Learn MOAR Series
- Salesforce Developer Preview – Release Readiness LIVE, Summer ’22
- forcePanda website
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Learn about Apex-Defined Types: the Glue between External Services and Flow
This is the original material on Apex-defined Types. Excellent reading for External Services users.
Authorizing Salesforce access to Slack
Oftentimes the biggest obstacle to integrating Salesforce with an External Service is the first step: configuring secure designated access to that service. Below are step-by-step instructions on using OAuth 2.0 to grant Salesforce the ability to post a message in Slack: [Slack] App & App Credentials Tell Slack about the Salesforce app that will need […]
Extend the Power of Flow with External Services
Lightning Flow already empowers you to declaratively automate your business processes within Salesforce. But what if your business processes require integrations between Salesforce and other non-Salesforce services? Chances are that customer service agents who use Salesforce to track and resolve support cases would also need to access information from and/or submit changes to another backend […]