04 Sep 2018

Using Calendar Actions to Test SOQL Queries – Salesforce Developers

Calendar actions in DayBack let you add your own buttons to calendar events. Most folks use these to run flows, navigate to other pages, or connect with other apps–like creating a Zoom meeting for your event.

But actions are also a great place to try out new code and test your queries. Since the actions can run JavaScript and have access to the Canvas JavaScript SDK, you can do a lot. Here’s an example of how DayBack’s Jason Young uses some of our example code as a skeleton for writing SOQL queries he can test right from within the calendar:

You’ll find more resources for creating calendar actions in DayBack here:

Custom Actions (overview and examples)

Event Actions (run code without a button: when events are dragged, deleted, etc.)

DayBack’s APIs

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