Salesforce Reports vs Salesforce SOQL: key distinctions

There are two ways to get data from Salesforce:

  1. using Salesforce Reports plugin
  2. using Salesforce SOQL plugin

The main differences are detailed below.

1. Salesforce Reports

Salesforce Reports plugin allows you to create elements using the Visual editor.

The main distinctions of using Salesforce Reports are:

  • You don't need to know SOQL (Salesforce Object Query Language) to create plugin commands
  • You can use Visual editor
  • BUT, you need to have existing reports in Salesforce as a source

See more information here

2. Salesforce SOQL

Salesforce SOQL plugin allows you to create elements by adding plugin commands manually.

The main distinctions of using Salesforce SOQL are:

  • You can easily create new element by typing in your plugin command
  • You don't need additional setup before creating a new element
  • BUT, you have to know SOQL (Salesforce Object Query Language) to create plugin commands

See more information here

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