flow external services

using flow and external services to cause minor mayhem

the use case : merge salesforce data into a word doc using flow

approach : use a flow button to callout to a microsoft power automate endpoint via external services

useful posts
https://katiekodes.com/flow-apex-defined-data-types/
https://help.salesforce.com/articleView?id=enhanced_external_services_example_schema.htm&type=5

the learnings :
a) no apex defined data types need to be created- the external service schema definition itself is the apex defined data type. just create a variable, type = apex-defined, and for the apex class, select ExternalService__YourExtServiceMethod - it will be waiting for you

 
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Infinite Flow

UPDATE - 7-7-15: This will eventually trigger an error, and is a known issue w expected behavior ‘TBD’. See updated post - Infinite Flow Refined. for more details on the error and the infinite flow model It is possible to set up a... Continue →