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Release In Action: Winter ’18 [Video]

Published on September 1st, 2017 | by Chris Edwards

Yesterday, Mike and I took part in our thrice-yearly challenge to get our two sets of kids to stay quiet just long enough for us to get through a webinar presentation without too many screams. And ... Read More


Brussels Sprouts

Why Lightning Experience is like Brussels Sprouts

Published on June 21st, 2017 | by Chris Edwards

“Hello, my name is Chris Edwards, and I never used to like Brussels sprouts.” It’s not the most traditional opening line for a user group presentation, I will admit, but this is how I began my talk to ... Read More



My DreamOlé Highlights

Published on June 3rd, 2017 | by Chris Edwards

Last night I returned from a trip to Madrid to attend the first community-led Salesforce event in Spain: DreamOlé. I had decided to attend this event instead of this year’s World Tour stop in London (for the ... Read More


Summer Seagulls

Release In Action: Summer ’17 [Video]

Published on May 10th, 2017 | by Chris Edwards

Yes, it’s that time again – another exciting Salesforce release is right around the corner! But for Summer ’17, we wanted to do something a little different. You’ve seen the release notes. You’ve read the many, many ... Read More



DreamOlé: Salesforce Fun in the Spanish Sun!

Published on March 29th, 2017 | by Chris Edwards

As much as I would dearly love to believe that it’s lying to me, it appears undeniable that my calendar is telling me it’s been nearly two months since the London’s Calling community event. And that ... Read More



Spring ’17: Rapid Reaction

Published on December 20th, 2016 | by Chris Edwards

For many of us, this period in December is the point at which we start winding down in readiness for the holiday season. But not so for the always-on team at Salesforce – because for them it’s ... Read More


Snowman Blue

Winter ’17 – Our Top Ten Features

Published on September 13th, 2016 | by Chris Edwards

What do we have here then? Salesforce Weekly’s top ten features in the Winter ’17 release, hey? Hmm, but didn’t those release notes come out, like, nearly a month ago? Well, yeah. Sorry. But, we have ... Read More


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See Salesforce Weekly at Dreamforce 2016!

Published on September 9th, 2016 | by Chris Edwards

It’s beginning to look a lot like… DREAMFORCE! Only a few weeks to go now until the biggest Salesforce event of the year, and your Salesforce Weekly authors have been lucky enough to have had a ... Read More


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Summer ’16 – Our Top Ten Features

Published on April 27th, 2016 | by Chris Edwards

Before we knew it, Winter has become a distant memory and Spring is edging its way towards the exit. Yes, that’s right – Summer is nearly here! And that means that we’re also preparing for Salesforce’s ... Read More


Awesome Admin Sunburst

The Awesome Admin Ten Commandments

Published on April 26th, 2016 | by Chris Edwards

Throughout our series of blogs on the Awesome Admin Ten Commandments, we have shared the rules that we think all Salesforce admins should know and (for the most part) follow. We had a lot of fun ... Read More


Family of Lightning

Struck by Lightning

Published on August 26th, 2015 | by Chris Edwards

So then, the cat is out of the bag. In truth, the bag had looked distinctly feline-shaped for a while now, and in the last few days it had begun to make purring sounds. But now ... Read More



How To: Getting Started with Visual Flow (Part 2)

Published on September 20th, 2014 | by Mike Gill

Let’s see how easy it is to build a Flow taking one of the use cases from Getting Started with Flow Part 1  http://www.salesforceweek.ly/2014/09/getting-started-with-visual-flow.html Solution Overview: Create a button which navigates the user to a Data Entry screen ... Read More

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How To: Getting Started with Visual Flow (Part 1)

Published on September 14th, 2014 | by Mike Gill

Welcome to the first part of a post about Getting Started with Visual Workflow. I thought it’s about time we started looking into Visual Workflow, or simply Flow, in more depth, especially as it’s often touted as ... Read More

How To


Driving Data Access: Profiles vs Roles

Published on August 26th, 2014 | by Chris Edwards

One of the first things that someone new to administering Salesforce will need to learn is how to manage data access by using and controlling profiles and roles. Unfortunately it can also often be one of the ... Read More

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