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Architecture, Best Practices, and How To's

Understand the custom libraries process.
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Overview This article shows you how to create a Salesforce custom object, then use Talend components to write and read data to a custom component.   Prerequisite To create a Salesforce custom object, you must have a Salesforce administration account.   Create a Salesforce custom object Log in to Salesforce. Click Setup in the top right corner. Scroll down, and on the left-hand side, select Build > Create > Objects.   The Custom Objects window appears:   At the top of the table, click New Custom Object. The New Custom Object dialog appears:   Click Save.   Create custom fields Scroll down to the Custom Fields & Relationships section.   Click New to create a new field. Select the data type for the field. For example, select data type text, as highlighted:   Click Next. In this example, you will create a field named acct_firstname. It is not required and isn't unique, so it can contain a null value. Enter requirement for the field name. Click Next On this screen, set the security level for the acct_firstname field. Select Visible for all profiles.   Click Next. In this example click Save & New to create another field, but if you were finished creating fields, you would click Save.   Choose the text data type for the second field.   Name the field acct_lastname. It is not required and is not unique, so it can contain a null value.   Click Next and set the field-level security by selecting Visible for all profiles.   Click Next.    Click Save to create the acct_lastname field.   Set permissions for my_account_object  Expand Administer > Manage Users > Profiles on the left-hand side.   Click Edit for the Profile Name for which you want to set the permission. For example, set the permission for the “Customer Support Team” profile:   Scroll down to the my_account_objects permission as shown below:   Select the boxes to set permissions for the group profile.  In this example, select all permissions.   Click Save.    Verify the my_account_objects permissions  Log in to the Salesforce workbench ( with the user login that belongs to the “Customer Support Team” to verify the my_account_objects permissions.   Since you just created my_account_objects and have not inserted any data yet, the query returned “no records returned”. Note: when creating a Salesforce custom object and custom fields, Salesforce will append __c to custom objects and custom fields. Example: my_account_objects__c for custom objects and acct_firstname__c and acct_lastname__c for fields. Use Talend components to write, then read, data from Salesforce custom object:   Verify data insertion in Salesforce my_account_objects__c by using Salesforce workbench:   Talend Salesforce components raise exception after running for a while This due to Salesforce setting a limited time of transaction, as shown in the link below:   The workaround is to limit the transaction to read/write data to Salesforce.
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