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Learning Salesforce Einstein by Mohith Shrivastava

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Setting authentication for calling API from SFDC

To simplify the authentication, we will use a named credential in Salesforce and auth settings to keep it configurable. Note that this is not scalable, but it's a quick way to integrate Salesforce with Google for the purposes of demonstration only. You can use a service account or set up a full OAuth 2.0 if you are considering a scalable approach.

The steps to authorize Salesforce to access the Google Prediction API are as follows:

  1. Generate a client ID and client secret via the Google Auth screen. To generate this, navigate to the console URL (https://console.developers.google.com/apis/credentials). Choose the subtab Oauth consent screen and fill in the Product name shown to users as Salesforce ...

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