Where to find Salesforce Weekly at Dreamforce 2017

Whether you’re lucky enough to be joining us in San Francisco for this year’s Dreamforce, or whether you’re already looking forward to catching up on the session recordings online, this is where you can find your Salesforce Weekly authors in action this year… Make the Jump to Lightning …And Get It Right First Time Mike Read more about Where to find Salesforce Weekly at Dreamforce 2017[…]

Release In Action: Winter ’18 [Video]

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 that can only mean one thing: it’s Salesforce release time! Yes, we were thrilled to be invited once more Read more about Release In Action: Winter ’18 [Video][…]

See Salesforce Weekly at Dreamforce 2016!

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 session selected once again this year. We’re feeling even luckier this time around, not just because the competition for Read more about See Salesforce Weekly at Dreamforce 2016![…]

Struck by Lightning

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 it’s completely, publicly, globally, officially out of the bag. And how. Salesforce promised us a big announcement, and they Read more about Struck by Lightning[…]

Hunting for Process Builder Treasure in Summer ’15

Can you hear that? It sounds very much like the familiar soundtrack of summer: the jingle of an approaching ice cream truck. But as well as the usual sweet treats, when this truck rounds the corner it will bring us a sprinkling of extra-special Summer ’15 surprises in the form of new Salesforce features. Here’s the scoop… Read more about Hunting for Process Builder Treasure in Summer ’15[…]

Hands On Video: Introduction to Process Builder

We thought we would Unofficially kick off the Lightning Developer Week with our first video post covering the new Lightning Process Builder. A Lightning Overview of Process Builder With Process Builder you can easily automate complex business processes with point-and-click tools. Automatically update or create new records, emails, and tasks or submit approval requests in a few Read more about Hands On Video: Introduction to Process Builder[…]

How To: Use Flow to Report on the Most Recent Record (Enhanced Setup and Extended Use Case)

As part of our series of #FlowFeb blogs, we recently shared this example of how Flow can be used to help report on only the most recent child record. By creating a Most Recent Record checkbox field on the child object and using Flow to maintain this field across all records whenever a new one Read more about How To: Use Flow to Report on the Most Recent Record (Enhanced Setup and Extended Use Case)[…]

How To: Use Flow to Report on the Most Recent Record

This month is quickly becoming Flow February here at Salesforce Weekly. Following Mike’s examples of how you can build (and improve) a flow to create your own rollup summary, here we are going to tackle another relatively common requirement – the ability to include only the most recent child record in a report – and see Read more about How To: Use Flow to Report on the Most Recent Record[…]

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[…]