Overview The following provides a quick example of how to use the “Amazon DynamoDB Connector – Mule 4” using Anypoint Studio. While there is a lot of documentation available for both this connector and Amazon’s DynamoDB API, none could be found that specifically shows how to structure the JSON required within the configuration settings for […]Continue reading.
Earlier this year, David Gilbertson published an excellent article on Hacker Noon with the eye-catching title “I’m harvesting credit card numbers and passwords from your site. Here’s how.” While the article is noted as a fictional endeavor, the approach that is detailed is certainly something that could have a negative impact on corporations around the […]Continue reading.
Does testing really pay off in the World of software development? As software developers, we are constantly hounded about the importance of automated testing. We hear diatribes about test driven development, evangelist who swear by unit testing, and coders who claim testing has changed how they work. By now most people in the industry would […]Continue reading.
It’s always “refreshing” to find something so innocuous in Salesforce that kind of throws you for a loop. Especially when this “innocuous” item is a little counter-intuitive to the Salesforce mantra of “clicks not code”. Plus, it appears to have impacted people for quite a while. Warning: This post may be (i.e., is) a little […]Continue reading.
To take advantage Sub-capacity licensing and its inherent value, IBM customers are required to: 1) Install either the IBM License Metric Tool (ILMT) or BigFix Inventory (BFI). 2) Produce audit reporting on at least a quarterly basis, and 3) Retain such reports continuously for 2 years. However, while IBM mandates the use of these tools […]Continue reading.
One of our practice goals for 2018 for the Salesforce team was to donate/volunteer our time to the communities in which we live. We are attempting to follow Salesforce’s 1-1-1 initiative as much as possible. The size of our company and team doesn’t give us much ability to hit the 1% of our time goal […]Continue reading.
All browsers are not born equal. While most people have preferences for one browser over another based upon look-and-feel or specific pieces of functionality. Those same people probably feel that all browsers are inherently the same on a foundational level. Unfortunately, that’s just not the case: Internet Explorer is different than Edge who is different […]Continue reading.
Are you tired of “hard-coding” owner id’s whether for a queue or a user inside of Process Builder and doing constant screen switching to find the correct id’s and making mistakes putting the id’s into your process? Look no further… New with Winter ’18 you can now lookup directly to users/queues! When setting the Owner […]Continue reading.
Perhaps the most important aspect of fully utilizing IBM’s ILMT (or Big Fix Inventory) tool is to be able to accurately create bundling relationships. For those that are unfamiliar, bundling is the process where users confirm the specific IBM Product that each discovered software instance relates to. In a generic sense, each confirmed bundling creates […]Continue reading.
I remember first hearing about RESTful API design at a Gartner Application Architecture, Design & Integration Summit back in 2008. I recall thinking how practical the idea was, leveraging GET, POST, PUT, PATCH, and DELETE to communicate with an API server. It wasn’t until a couple years later that I started seeing RESTful APIs at […]Continue reading.