Thursday, 6 October 2011

What is Data Loader ? And how do I use the command line interface ?

Data loader is a tool which is used to upload records onto Salesforce. If you have to upload less than 50,000 records at a time, you can use the browser to upload records onto 

If you have more than 50,000 records, then you need a tool called Data Loader to upload files onto salesforce.
It is available for both windows and mac. You can download the data loader from here 

Some companies need automation in uploading records onto salesforce. One can achieve that by using the Data Loader using command line interface.