Retrieving SObject RecordTypeId Dynamically with Salesforce

All too often while developing on the platform I've needed to obtain the Id of an SObjects Record Type based off the RecordType Name. Many times people will »

Calculating Standard Deviations with Salesforce

I recently had a request that came across my desk to create a report that calculates standard deviations in Salesforce. Now I knew right off the bat that standard reporting »

Using Visualforce and Knockout.js without a container element

I have been working on a new Salesforce project experimenting with Knockout.js and Visualforce. Knockout provides a great way of iterating over data directly from the HTML elements. The »

Using Trigger.old & to detect when field values change

On a recent post in the Apex Development forums a user was trying to have an Account trigger automatically create a Case record when certain IF criteria were met. His »