From Sanford Whiteman: Ignore Marketo datatypes: expect strings in Velocity

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Originally Posted by Sanford Whiteman in New York User Group on Aug 16, 2016 7:17:30 PM

As a precursor to a longer series of Velocity posts, let's look at data types in the scripting environment vs. in the Marketo database. The rule (singular) is simple: in my tests every lead field is exported as a string into Velocity, regardless of whether it's a Boolean, Date, Number, Score, DateTime, or String type within Field Management and the individual Lead UI.

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Thanks for sharing. Sanford Whiteman​, please write more on this stuff. I've gotten stuck up some blind alleys with Velocity and had a hard time finding my way due to lack of detail in the docs. This is very helpful.