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Hi there :)

i'm currently working on an native Android app for my company and ran into some problems with Salesforce lately.

I hope i can find some help here.

What i want to achieve:
The company has a lot of Accounts in Salesforce with 3 important fields for the app: Name, Business (Workshop or Parts Dealer) and location(latitude, longitude)
I would like to show those Accounts(Workshops/Parts Dealers) as markers on a google map in my Android app based on a radius around the user's current location. So it would be more than sufficient to get the data as JSON or XML(i read about sObjects, which would be nice too)

The app will be freely available on Google Play Store and every user should be able to see all the Workshops/Parts dealers around the world.

The problem i'm facing is that i can't find a way to fetch the data inside my app without authenticating every user with a Salesforce-Login. 
Which API is the best to use in this case?

It would be so awsome if anybody could help me with this problem.

What i tried so far: 
- SalesforceMobileSDK: If i extend SalesForceApplication i always end up with the Salesforce-Login Screen.
It seems that every client has to be authenticated for API-calls to work. I tried using the method "peekUnauthenticatedRestClient", but this method only works on full path URL's(e.g. "https://api.spotify.com/v1/search?q=James%20Brown&type=artist"), which isn't really practically for my Use-case.

- I feel like i read nearly all docs about salesforce api, but can't quite get my head around how to solve this problem, although it seems like to be a pretty common use-case.  

- would a salesforce-apex method which would select all records inside a set radius around the user's location be accessable without authentication?

Thanks for your help in advance!

Roman
Hi all,

While exploring the salesforce features i came across supoort process
  1. Support processes are used to add or remove the status values of cases
  2. After a support process has been created its assigned to a record type
Now my confusion  is ,why  are we  using support processes to add/remove the picklist values? as It can also be achieved when creating record types.
Record types allow us to customize the picklist values then why wud we use this solution process feature?

I have certain list views on the custom objects which I want only certain group of people to see. For example I have two list views LV1 and LV2. Certain group of users should only see LV1 and certain others should see only LV2.I have created two public groups and restricted the visibility to 'Certain groups' but still the users are able to see both the list views LV1 and LV2.

 

Upon investigation I found that the users have system permission 'Manage Public List Views' in their profile.

 

What can I do to restrict the users from viewing the list views they are not supposed to see?

How do I solve the error

REQUEST_LIMIT_EXCEEDED: TotalRequests Limit exceeded.

 

Riyaj

  • May 17, 2012
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I am trying to execute the following code for recalling an approval process an ends up getting the following error

 

 

execution of AfterUpdate caused by: System.DmlException: Process failed. First exception on row 0; first error: INVALID_OPERATION, Illegal transition type:

 

 Approval.ProcessWorkItemRequest pwr = new Approval.ProcessWorkItemRequest();
       
List<ProcessInstance> procins = new List<ProcessInstance>([select Id from ProcessInstance where Status = 'Pending' and TargetObjectId = :objectId]);
// Retrieve the process work instance id associated to the process instance
            List<ProcessInstanceWorkitem>  workitem = new List<ProcessInstanceWorkitem>([select Id from ProcessInstanceWorkitem where ProcessInstanceId = :procins[0].id]);

            if ((workitem != null) && (workitem.size() > 0))
            {
                pwr.SetComments(statusToUpdate);

                pwr.setWorkItemId(workitem[0].id);
                pwr.setAction('Remove');
            
               
                // Execute process request
                Approval.ProcessResult pr = Approval.process(pwr);

}