Spring ’17: Rapid Reaction

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 already beginning to look a lot like Spring ’17. The upcoming release’s preview notes dropped onto the web yesterday, Read more about Spring ’17: Rapid Reaction[…]

Spring ’15: Release Notes Digest

Salesforce gave us all an early present yesterday when the preview release notes for Spring ’15 were published. For a release which delivers on an unprecedented number of IdeaExchange suggestions, the release notes (available in HTML and PDF) are remarkably trim at just 252 pages (congratulations to Brian Kwong whose wizardry led him to the Read more about Spring ’15: Release Notes Digest[…]

Spring 14 – What To Expect (But Not When To Expect It)

With some of the seriously chilly weather we’ve recently been experiencing on both sides of the Atlantic, it’s fair to say that Spring feels a long way away at the moment. And it looks like the folks at Salesforce agree, having just delayed the expected arrival of their Spring ’14 release to an as-yet-unconfirmed date, Read more about Spring 14 – What To Expect (But Not When To Expect It)[…]

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![…]