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Philip WeinmeisterPractical Salesforce Development Without Codehttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-4871-3_9

9. Create Flexible Solutions with Custom Settings and Metadata Types

Philip Weinmeister1 
Powder Springs, GA, USA

One of Salesforce’s most valued characteristics is its ability to be tailored to meet an organization’s needs rather extensively without requiring a single line of code. Salesforce has provided a number of powerful tools – including workflow rules, validation rules, and formula fields – that depend on formulas for the purpose of declarative development. However, with the high level of control that is granted to noncoders through formulas comes a potential trade-off with configurability. Fortunately, you ...

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