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Salesforce | How to setup Sandbox Org in Visual Studio Code

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Below are the steps to setup Sandbox in VS Code:

Create a Project in VS Code: Open command palette using Ctrl+Shift+p keys and then select “sfdx: create a project with Manifest” (as shown in below image) and click enter. Write the Project name and select a folder to which you want to store this project.

Authorize an Org: Select “Authorize an Org” command and then select “Sandbox”, it will redirect to the login page of Salesforce(test.salesforce.com) and then login with Sandbox Org’s credentials.

What is a good liquidity ratio for an insurance company?

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Introduction

In another blog, we have already discussed the liquidity ratio for an insurance company and how we can measure it. The liquidity ratio of a company shows the ability of a company to turn its assets into cash. This ratio is used to compare the financial performance of insurance companies and also used to determine how profitable a company is from year to year. Investors and creditors use this ratio to observe the potentiality of an insurance company before investing in it. In this blog, we will discuss a little more about the liquidity ratio and what […]

AZURE SERVICE BUS

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Azure Service Bus is a cloud messaging service to connect applications, services, and devices running on cloud to connect with other applications or services. It is developed and managed by Microsoft. Its main agenda is to make communication easier, by being the communication facilitator between two or more parties when they want to exchange information with one another. It is a fully-managed service that eliminates the burden of server management and licensing. It also supports client libraries for .NET, Java, JMS, etc. Service Bus can be created using Microsoft Azure Portal or directly through C# code. A message is […]

Salesforce Partner Community

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Introduction

The Salesforce Partner Community is a platform that is built and maintained specifically for Salesforce partners. It is used by partners to manage their business, learn best practices, get support, and engage with Salesforce employees in a safe and secure environment.
In Salesforce Partner Community, you can find useful articles, webinars, and events that can give you ideas on how to expand your business. You can also get in touch with other Salesforce partners and Salesforce employees who can work with you.

How to become a Salesforce partner?

The relationship of your company with salesforce […]

What is the difference between Written Premium and Earned Premium?

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Different types of premiums

Insurance companies transfer the risk on to themselves in exchange for a fixed amount charged from its clients called Premium. Just like sales in a retail company is of paramount importance, premiums are the only way Insurance firms make money. In order for an insurance company to be profitable, the premium collected must be more than the claims it might be giving out. Hence the premium rate is calculated based on extensive research and analysis. However, there are many different ways that an insurance company calculates its profits from the premium. The most commonly […]

Functionalities of Azure Storage

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What Azure Storage is?

Azure Storage is a cloud storage solution by Microsoft for modern data storage. It stores a scalable object, a file system service for the cloud, a messaging store for reliable messaging, and a NoSQL store.

Different features of Azure storage:

Durable and highly available: It ensures that your data is safe in the transient of hardware failures. One can opt replica of your data for additional protection or natural disasters. In this way, it remains highly available in the event of an unexpected outage.

Secure: Data is encrypted written to Azure Storage […]

Azure Event Grid: introduction and examples

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What is Azure Event Grid?

It is a service in Azure, which is used to connect applications together through event messaging. It helps to build an event-based architecture for the application. It sends notifications through HTTP requests and allows you to choose the Azure service or resource that you want to be notified about. These notifications contain events that happen in the publisher. It enables event management like blob storage, functions, logic apps, etc across different Azure resources.

Azure Event Grid is an event managed routing platform that enables you to react in real-time to changes […]

How casualty companies calculate surplus & reserves?

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Introduction

Surplus and reserves are integral for any insurance company to run smoothly. There are plenty of ways in which an insurance company makes profits. Of which, premiums and investment are largely the biggest contributors. This is what makes them profitable in the long run and their business sustainable. In the following paragraphs, we will discuss the difference between a Casualty and non-Casualty insurance company, what is surplus and reserves and how do casualty companies calculate these measures?

What is a Casualty Company?

The present insurance industry is said to be divided into 2 major […]

Introduction to WinsurTech AL3Parser, AL3 Web Viewer and AL3Creator

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WinsurTech AL3Parser

AL3Parser allows converting AL3/DAT files into JSON and CSV formats. It is a command-line application.

WinsurTech AL3Viewer

AL3Viewer is a Web application that uses AL3Parser on the server-side. It displays AL3 files in a web browser in a readable format. It is a free application that allows viewing the data in different formats like flat view (key-value) and in a tree view (hierarchy). It also allows downloading the AL3 data in CSV, JSON & simplified-JSON formats. To use AL3 Viewer, you just need to upload a file with extension .AL3 […]

Desktop utility to access AWS S3

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Part A – Generating AWS S3 User, Access key ID, Secret access key using below steps:-

Login to AWS account using your credentials

Open IAM from services menu as shown below.

Click users from the below window.

Then click add user and choose any name of your choice.

Enter user name and select Programmatic access only & click Next

Select Attach existing policies directly then type s3 in Filter box and then select AmazonS3FullAccess finally click Next.

This step is optional, you can skip this.

Finally, click Create user and user will be created.

You must copy and store key […]

AWS Cloud Storage

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AWS Cloud Overview

In today’s world, where business growth is never constant, we need to manage the data expanding rapidly according to the requirements and accept these isolated patches of data from vast sources being used by a number of business professions and applications. Many of these businesses are not able to manage these overflowing pools and struggle with the complexity of these fragmented storage portfolios which slows down the applications and thus the innovation. AWS Cloud Object Storage comes into play here which provides massive scalability, cost-effective storage by breaking silos to store as any […]

Microsoft Azure vs Microsoft Azure Stack

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Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Azure is a constantly growing combination of cloud services that are needed by organizations to meet their business challenges. Azure provides us solutions to build, manage and deploy applications on a massive, global network using your favorite advanced tools and frameworks.

Microsoft Azure Stack

Azure Stack is a type of hybrid cloud platform that enables us to use Azure services from any organization or service provider datacenter. We can build an app on Azure Stack and then deploy it to Azure Stack, Azure, or Azure hybrid cloud.

Differences

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