Salesforce File Type Security – Change PDF Behaviour To Download or Open In Browser

Matt/ January 17, 2017/ Salesforce, Technology

I learned something today I probably should have already known.  We have a number of PDF reports that used to download when the links were clicked, but were now opening up in the browser.  I started playing with the VF Page to alter this behaviour but soon discovered there’s actually a Salesforce setting that controls how different file types are

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Calling a Workflow from a Custom Button

Matt/ July 11, 2016/ Salesforce

I had a requirement to place a custom button on a layout that needed to call a workflow to accomplish some action.  This can’t be done natively but there is a neat little trick you can employ.

I’ve gotta be honest 

Matt/ July 10, 2016/ Personal

I love my job, but it  was pretty hard leaving these sunsets so I could go back to the office tomorrow morning 

A Note To My Former Colleagues

Matt/ July 8, 2016/ Personal

Thank you.  I’ve been completely overwhelmed by the well-wishes of so many former Progressive Waste Solutions colleagues from all over North America who have PM’d me to wish me well in my new role at Manulife.

Capturing CNG to literally fuel our business

Matt/ March 11, 2016/ Technology

When I’m considering multiple offers and choosing an employer, it’s important that they value what I value: a progressive vision and forward thinking innovation. Here, we’re fueling our trucks with CNG converted from landfill gas. With a large enough facility, we can eventually create a new line of business selling fuel to, for example, the city to power transit buses

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Triggers: Before vs After

Matt/ March 10, 2016/ Salesforce

When you’re writing a trigger, you face a decision about whether your trigger will execute Before or After.  How do you decide?