In the last tutorial, we learnt how to enhance the Force.com PHP Toolkit by building a Contact Detail page and doing CRUD operations on the user interface for Contact records. In this post, we’ll look at how to import and export Contact records into a CSV file.
In the last tutorial, I described how I used jQuery DataTable and Bootstrap to revamp the Contact list. In this part, I will describe on how to build simple Contact Detail pages and how to create, update and delete Contact records to enhance the toolkit further.
One of the best things about being a Salesforce developer is that there’re lots of open-source projects and tools available. The bad thing though is that since there are so many of these, most of these aren’t updated regularly enough. The Force.com PHP Toolkit is one such framework which although is very powerful, but the user interface is completely dated as it’s not been updated since year 2010.
I decided to pick it up, enhance it and jazz it up a little bit to adopt to the modern times. Read on to find out more.
An old adage says that All good things come to an end. While that sounds logical, it doesn’t necessarily reflect the obvious – all good things start somewhere. And this is the beginning of a new Chapter in my web life – my own website and a blog focused on things I’m passionate about.
Among other things, this will be my new playground for all things related to mobile, Salesforce and Salesforce mobile development.