Apex-Defined Data Types | Invocable Apex |Summer ‘19 release notes

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Salesforce’s Summer ‘19 release notes announce a new feature for Flow variables called Apex-Defined Data Types. Apex-Defined Data Types let admins build complex Flow variables that group information together, much like a Contact record-typed variable can have FirstName & LastName properties within it.

Come see how this makes an admin's life easier, particularly when using Invocable Apex in Flows. Then see how it makes a developer's life easier when the Invocable Apex does HTTP callouts to 3rd-party APIs, letting admins include the funniest cat pictures the internet has to offer in their Screen Flows. Everybody wins!

 


Speaker           :  Katie Kodes
Date                 :  Saturday, 03 Aug 2019 10:00 AM EST ( 7:30 PM IST)
Venue/Link      :  Online
RSVP               :  https://trailblazercommunitygroups.com/events/details/salesforce-farmington-mi-developers-group-presents-salesforce-apex-hours-apex-defined-data-types-faster-flow-collaboration-for-admins-devs/#/


 

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Salesforce Apex Hours

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  • Hi friends,

    As promised, the followup for the question about how to get test coverage on an attribute-only class is that:

    1. You need to hand-declare a default constructor when writing up the class (don’t just let it be implicit from Salesforce’s side).

    2. Then you need to write a unit test that explicitly instantiates the object.

    3. For quality assurance (rather than for code coverage), it’s not a bad idea to also do some setting of get/set-able attributes and verify that their values are what you set them to.

    Solution by John Thompson of KVH Industries, a.k.a. @latentfuss

    -Katie Kodes

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