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Eval() Support For Apex Like JavaScript Eval() function.

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In JavaScript we have Eval() function which evaluates string like following

var x = 10;
var y = 20;
var a = eval("x * y") 

If we could get Evaluation support in apex then we can evaluate string as an Expression, which will be great help for developers.

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  • Chris Peterson - 2 years ago

    While this is something that has valid use cases it also comes with a number of security implications that would seriously limit the utility of it.

    We can look into better integrating the formula engine to Apex in the future for math evaluation use cases, but a function for evaluating arbitrary Apex is not something we have plans to implement.
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