Getting Data Out of Salesforce

by Patrick Connelly posted on August 13, 2016

If you’ve been working with Salesforce for a while or you’re a larger company you’ll eventually want to get data out of Salesforce and into another system. So let’s take some time to break down the options that are available for getting data out of Salesforce in varying degrees of realtime.

SSL and Outbound Messaging

by Patrick Connelly posted on February 01, 2016

Recently I started setting up some Outbound Messaging to I needed to set up a blackhole (messaging sink) for messages to go to until we had stood up the real messaging endpoint. To host this I setup a simple nodejs service on our company’s externally available (but internally hosted) instance of Openshift. This service simply sends back the appropriate ACK for any XML that is POSTed to it.