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Custom Notification Demos

Sample Process Builder, Flow and Apex code illustrating how to utilizae Custom Notifications in Lightning Experience and Salesforce Mobile. See blog for more details.

Setup Instructions

  • Deploy to DX scratch org via sfdx force:source:push
  • Run the query sfdx force:data:soql:query -q "select id, developername from CustomNotificationType" --usetoolingapi
  • Update the file CustomNotificationTypeIdMap.BatchApexError.md-meta.xml with the Id returned by the query.
  • Run sfdx force:source:push again

NOTE: The need to define a Name to Id map for Notification Types is only required when sending Custom Notifications from Flow at time of writing. Process Builder does not require this. If you want to get the Id of the Notification Type in a regular org run select id, developername from CustomNotificationType from the Developer Console and ensure you to tick the "Use Tooling API" checkbox.

Demo Instructions

  • Open the scratch org with sfdx force:org:open
  • Run sfdx force:apex:execute (without parameters)
  • Paste the following sample code in and press the indicated keyboard shortcut to run the code.
new CustomNotification()
    .type('BatchApexError')
    .title('Batch Error')
    .body('Some useful information')
    .sendToCurrentUser();

Or to test the Batch Apex Error Event handler....

Database.executeBatch(new MyBadJob());

Finally if you want to see notifications on your mobile, you will need to generate a user password via sfdx force:user:password:generate to login to the scratch org (be sure to select sandbox login from the mobile).

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