How to make Salesforce Apex Properties as Transient

by - 8:50 PM

Transient Keyword - As we always knew declaring variable as transient helps us reducing the view-state size of the Visualforce page. But what if you want to make a property as transient, Salesforce does not allow you use transient keywords with get and set method and reason being that get/set are treated as function/method in Salesforce. Clearly a method cannot be set as transient

So trying this will fail or error out

Compile Error: Methods cannot be marked transient

What is the WorkAround ?

Clearly we can declare a helper variable as transient of same type and use that variable to populate in getter and setter. Here is simply you can achieve this

This works like charm, happy coding

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