Yearly Archives: 2013


This piece was written for my first Leeds Savage Club meet on the theme ‘Routine’. A jolly nice bunch of people they are too. Another morning in the Kent household. Forget the alarm clock, my body clock is accurate to

Posted in creative writing

Apex Approval Actions

Approval Processes are a great feature of the Salesforce platform. They stand firmly behind the ‘No Software’ banner by giving ‘Power Users’ the ability to configure approval criteria and outcomes via a point and click interface. Aproval outcomes can create


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Life in the Slow Lane – Summer Vacation 2013

It’s been a little bit of a pipe dream of mine to take off behind the wheel of an old VW camper van. A couple of years ago a friend posted some pictures of their weekend travels through Yorkshire in

Posted in travel

Conditional Detail Page Buttons – Hacking the Platform

UPDATE: Due to changes in the way Salesforce serves up home page components from a different domain, this will no longer work as javascript no longer has access to the DOM. Introduction I’m going to start this post off with

Posted in apex, code,, salesforce

Productivity Tip : Quicker Javascript and CSS development using Dropbox

I’ve been working on a Javascript/CSS heavy Visualforce page this week and it can be a real pain tweaking the code, saving the library, zipping up the static resource, uploading it to Salesforce, testing the change and then repeating the

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Creating A Simple Batch Apex Process Queue

Working with the Salesforce platform presents many challenges. One of the most common is avoiding the platforms many governor limits. As a developer, hitting governor limits on the platform is a sure fire way to turn a good day into

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Trigger Pattern for Tidy, Streamlined, Bulkified Triggers Revisited

I thought I’d launch my blog by revisiting a post I wrote for the Cookbook. You can find the original post here: Trigger Pattern for Tidy, Streamlined, Bulkified Triggers The main aims of this pattern are to organise trigger

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