Leveraging the Current Catalog Item in a Variable Reference Qualifier

I recently encountered a situation where I needed a variable in a variable set but the reference qualifier needed to vary based on the catalog item that it was currently being used in. I knew of absolutely nothing that would allow me to get this, so, naturally, I did some digging. I came across this ... Read More

Your Changes Will Be Lost If You Leave Now

We’ve all seen it. We’ve all scratched our heads when ServiceNow tells us that fields have been changed, but we don’t think so because we know the page just loaded or that no changes were made. We’ve all slowwwwwly clicked Leave or Discard and hoped we were right. How could we possibly know? There are ... Read More

Getting System Properties via GlideAjax

I frequently find myself adding system properties in order to meet ServiceNow’s best practice recommendation on hard-coding sys_ids in code. The best practice states: Avoid using hard-coded values in scripts, as they can lead to unpredictable results and can be difficult to track down later. Hard coding sys_ids is not recommended, as they may not ... Read More