Make the Jump from JavaScript

Have you made the jump to Lightning yet? No, seriously, have you? It can sometimes be tough to separate the Salesforce spin from the cold, hard reality of what’s going on in real-world orgs – so it’s hard for us to have a true idea of how many of our readers will have made the Read more about Make the Jump from JavaScript[…]

5 Things We Learned from the Lightning Product Managers AMA

Do you even Reddit, bro (or sis)? OK, gang. This week it’s once more my turn to write our weekly blog. Unlucky you! And this is the week I travel to Barcelona for the DreamOlé conference, meaning I was half-tempted to take us a little off-track and turn this week’s post into a ‘thrilling’ account Read more about 5 Things We Learned from the Lightning Product Managers AMA[…]

A Hidden Gem To Trigger Alerts

It wasn’t long ago that I mentioned spending quite a bit of time every day in the ‘Answers’ section of the Trailblazer Community. It really is a great place to get quick help, and to give back of course! It made a huge difference in my early Salesforce’cy’ days. My teamy Chris promotes many other benefits for Read more about A Hidden Gem To Trigger Alerts[…]

The Tour of What’s Coming!

I was very lucky to have been invited to the Product Roadmap Tour’s London Event, an initiative where Salesforce brings customers together to discuss the vision and direction of their products. It was hosted on multiple days across different cities: Atlanta, New York City, Chicago, Minneapolis, San Francisco, London and Washington DC – the team Read more about The Tour of What’s Coming![…]

Happy DXmas! What is DX?

Happy DXmas, Everyone! But What Is SalesforceDX? Here’s a riddle that you probably *won’t* be finding in your Christmas Cracker this year: What’s the difference between traditional monolithic org development and modular artifact development? Tough question, right?! But let’s not get scared yet, first things first: Context. In Summer ‘17 we got the beta release Read more about Happy DXmas! What is DX?[…]

Hands on Video: Closed Loop Marketing with Flow Part 1

Welcome to another Salesforce Weekly hands on tutorial. This time we’re using flow to help us improve our Closed Loop Marketing activities. Background: Lead Management is a simple journey which starts with the creation of the Lead record. Various Marketing Activities are performed to warmed the Lead up. Once the Lead is Qualified the Lead Read more about Hands on Video: Closed Loop Marketing with Flow Part 1[…]

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

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 where they can enter basic details about a Primary Contact, such as FirstName and LastName.  Take the user entered details and create Read more about How To: Getting Started with Visual Flow (Part 2)[…]

Salesforce Instant Gratification

Apple unveiled a new killer developer tool at this year’s WWDC in the shape of Playground. Playground is a tool designed to accompany their new sparkly program language SWIFT to help developers get to grips with new concepts quickly without the overhead of C. Stop, that’s enough about Apple, I thought this was a Salesforce blog! Enter Read more about Salesforce Instant Gratification[…]

Getting started with SOQL

Salesforce books are coming thick and fast these days. I’ve lost count how many books there are now. I will compile a list and post it up, watch out for this! ​It is clear the community of developers and admins is growing at an alarming rate, so much that we are now starting to see Read more about Getting started with SOQL[…]

NoSQL SOQL

May Meetup (now June) – AngularJS, Ionic, Heroku Connect and RemoteObjects

Salesforce meetups seem to be coming thick and fast these days. It seems I’m requesting a pass from the wife every week to attend yet another geeky meetup, although this one was unavoidable as my good friend is the EMEA Marketing Manager for Appirio. Hello, Mr Abl. Plus, his extremely welcoming Marketing Assistant Hind Adamou!. Read more about May Meetup (now June) – AngularJS, Ionic, Heroku Connect and RemoteObjects[…]