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An OpenFn adaptor for building integration jobs for use with the Salesforce API.


View the docs site for full technical documentation.

Release notes and deprecated

See releases for all changes.


View all the required and optional properties for state.configuration in the official configuration-schema definition.


Allow communication with Salesforce using a set of Lisp compatible expressions.

Using simple functions we can create a simplified API, simple enough to generate code from data.


Expressions are a simplified set of function calls. Outlining the operations needed to be performed.

An uncompiled expression has no knowledge of the internals of the adaptor, credentials or runtime environment.

It's the responsibility of the build process to provide a wrapper that will inject the functions in.

For example:

create('vera__Test_Event__c', {
vera__Test_Event_Name_Unique__c: 'hello from jsforce',
create('vera__Boat__c', {
Name: 'Catatafish redux!',
vera__Test_Event__c: reference(0),


Clone the adaptors monorepo. Follow the Getting Started guide inside to get set up.

Run tests using pnpm run test or pnpm run test:watch

Build the project using pnpm build.

To just build the docs run pnpm build docs

## Other

Create SOAP session

curl -H "Content-Type: text/xml; charset=UTF-8" -H "SOAPAction: login" -d @tmp/login.txt | xmllint --format -

Close jobs

curl -H 'X-SFDC-Session: abc123sessionID456xyz' -H "Content-Type: application/xml; charset=UTF-8" -d @tmp/close_job.txt | xmllint --format -