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[…]

Coming Soon: Offline Data Access for Salesforce1

Last week was a busy seven days in the world of Salesforce. Not only did the Salesforce1 World Tour event land in London, but the release notes for the upcoming Summer 14 release were published. As you’ll know, whenever a new release’s documentation is unleashed into the wild, any number of blogs start appearing regarding its content Read more about Coming Soon: Offline Data Access for Salesforce1[…]

Platform Supremacy

Platform Supremacy  Salesforce.com recognised as clear leader in Platform as a Service market sector by Gartner. Each year the folks over at Gartner stick out a number of Magic Quadrants for a range of technology markets. Magic Quadrants are probably the simplest form of market analysis out there, providing concise overview of vendors within a specific market sector, such as Platform as a Service. As the Read more about Platform Supremacy[…]

Welcome to Salesforce1

Happy New Year & Welcome to Salesforce1 Happy New Year, it looks like the dust has finally settled after November’s Dreamforce and we are left with one thing in our spinning in our heads, Salesforce1. If your New Year’s resolution is learn more about Salesforce1 then here is quick take on Salesforce1. Salesforce always have Read more about Welcome to Salesforce1[…]

Hit the Roadmap

This year’s Dreamforce was my first, and it was as interesting, fun, frantic, overwhelming and worthwhile as I’d expected. But one thing I didn’t expect from the event was to learn so much about what is on Salesforce’s roadmap for their next few releases. Parker Harris’ True To The Core and a host of product-specific Read more about Hit the Roadmap[…]

An arsenal of usefulness, no developer should leave home without!

New entrants into the Salesforce ecosystem can be forgiven for not knowing Bob Buzzard (aka Keir Bowden). But once you start developing on the force.com platform you naturally end up on the developer boards which is where you find Bob, sorry Keir endlessly answering posts and mentoring the community. The sheer number of posts he Read more about An arsenal of usefulness, no developer should leave home without![…]