In this post, we would create a reusable lightning component which would receive below three parameters to construct avatar
Email address to render avatar
Size of avatar
Should image be rendered as rounded corner
When to use which integration patterns in Salesforce along with best practices. Video to show how to use Outbound message to integrate Salesforce without writing code
Recently I gave talk in one of most active webinar of Salesforce ecosystem today – Apex hours on topic Integration Patterns and Best Practices in Salesforce.
Response was more than expected and questions were high quality. Therefore, I thought to quickly write high level summary of presentation in this blog post along with Youtube video that you can find towards the end of this post.
Firewall, Proxy and Reverse Proxy
Before integrating anything with Salesforce, as per Architect, it is necessary which system components are important for security and may impact with integration pattern to be used.
Firewalls : It controls and protects Malicious Traffics. Firewall can be hardware or software based.
Proxy aka Forward Proxy : Proxy normally configured in your browser or systems like VsCode, data loader, eclipse to hide your actual identity. Every outgoing request transmits through proxy server to make sure external systems unaware about your true origin and identity
Reverse Proxy : Its used by Web Servers and sits before it. It can server any purpose like authentication or perform security related stuff. Best example is Mulesoft where we can configure API proxy which is used to apply throttling, avoiding DoS attacks or applying SLA as per licenses provided to customer
Sometime Salesforce Trailhead Challenge requirement and actual solution doesn’t go hand in hand. And seems many others also face same issue , Thats why I would be making notes on how I fixed Trailhead challenge issue.
Note : I would not be sharing solutions of Trailhead challenge , I will post fix only when there is discrepancy in what’s being asked and what worked.
Search content of Jitendra Zaa’s blog using federated search in Salesforce
Using Federated Search, we can search for content outside Salesforce. Federated Search utilizes Open Search Document behind the scene. Open Search was coined by Jeff Bezos (CEO – Amazon) in March 2005.Open Search is a collection of technologies & standards that allows publishing of results to be utilized by Search Engines.
For Demo purpose, I have enabled my website compatible with Open Search at below URL