I found working with date literal, when working with the Infosphere SFDC Connector soql, to be counterintuitive for me. At least as I, normally, as I use SQL. I spent a little time running trials in Workbench, before I finally locked on to the ‘where clause’ criteria data pattern. So, here a quick example.
SOQL DATE String Literals Where Clause Rules
Basically, the date pattern is straight forward. The basic rules are for a soql where clause:
- No quotes
- No functions
- No Casting function, or casting for the where soql where clause to read.
Example SOQL DATE String Literals
So, here are a couple of date string literal examples in SQL:
Example SQL with Date String Literal Where Clause
From Target_and_Segmentation__c t
where t.Target_Date__c > 2014-10-31
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