Salesforce Admin · Salesforce Basic

How to get Picklist value in Formula Field.

When it comes to picklist in formula fields, there are few things which developer need to consider.

  1. Do you want picklist actual value (return text value)?
  2. Do you want to check if user has selected a specific value (return true or false.)?

There are 3 functions that can be used for different purpose to work with picklists in formula field.

  1. ISPICKVAL()
  2. CASE()
  3. TEXT()
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Governor Limits · Salesforce Basic

Apex Class, Variables, Constructor & Methods in Salesforce.

If you know Java or Dotnet applications, then you may observe that everything is written as a class. There are different access levels. You can also define class within a class just like inner class and outer class etc.

Salesforce also provides similar syntax that is followed in Java. Syntax can be to defining a class or variables in class or a wrapper class everything is similar to the syntax followed in Java programming.

Let us see a class and things that can be done in a class in Salesforce.

public class A_Class_Name{ 

        // Variables
	public static string a_Variable {get;set;}

        // Constructor
	public A_Class_Name(){
	        // Constructor business logic code
        }

        // Methods 
        public void a_Method_Name(Integer a_Variable1, Ingeter a_Variable2){
	        // Business logic code
        }
}
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Salesforce Basic

Apex Programming Language in Salesforce

Every technology has some or other programming language. There are well know programming languages namely, C, C++, Java, DotNet, Python, Javascript and many more. Object Oriented Programming Language (OOPS) is a concept on which most of the languages work. Similarly, Salesforce has its own programming language and it is called Apex Programming language.

Apex Programming language

Apex Programming language is strongly typed and works on OOPS concept. It uses similar syntax that looks like Java and acts like database stored procedures. Apex enables developers to add business logic to most of the system events which include button click, page load, related record update etc.

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