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Maher AJAMANEMaher AJAMANE 

Trigger/Batch with two elements as key!

Hello everybody and especially sports lovers out there!

One of our clients is actually a major sports league in France! and at the moment, we're developping a system based on salesforce to manage all the teams, matches, statistics... etc. So here's my question:

I'm creating a batch that launches every week. this batch must update a player statistics (points, red cards, subtitutions...etc) per competition. the data is taken from a custom object called "composition equipe" that has all the data related to the player and then we must put the data per player AND per competition in a new custom object called "statistique joueur competition" (joueur= player) 

To furthur explain, here's a scenario:

Let's say a player Mike scores 3 points today and 4 points next week in a competition called "league". The same Mike also scores 2 points today and 3 next week in a competition called "friendly match"

In the end, we must have in our new object "statistique joueur competition" the following records: "Mike League. 7 points" and "Mike freindly match. 5 points"

so my trouble is to find the key that combines the player and the competition together. I tried nested queries but the system only allows 2 levels of queries and there are 4 levels between my objects.

Here's a quick topology of the objects in question:

Player= contact
Parent child relationships between objects: Competition -> Match -> Composition -> Composition Equipe

I hope that it's clear for everybody. if it's not, I'd be happy to explain furthur more.

I'm also new to coding by the way!

Thanks a lot for your help :)
Magulan DMagulan D
Hi,
In this case, query only parent records in the start method. Child records should be fetched in execute methods for processing.

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ministe2003ministe2003
So you're just looking to get player totals by competition?  Try something like this:
List<statistique_joueur_competition> newStats = new List<statistique_joueur_competition>();
For(AggregateResult ar : [SELECT player_name__c, competition__c, sum(points__c) totalPoints
                           FROM composition_equipe__c
                           GROUP BY player_name__c, competition__c]){
statistique_joueur_competition newStat = new statistique_joueur_competition(player_name__c = ar.get('player_name__c'), points__c = ar.get('totalPoints'), competition__c = ar.get('competition'));
newStats.add(newStat);
}

insert newStats
So you get the scores with an aggregated query, which because you're grouping by player name then competition will give you a list of results like this:
player_name 	competition 	totalPoints
player1 	    friendly     	5
player1 	    league         	7
player2 	    friendly     	1
player2 	    league         	8

so each row is a unique score per player/competition