August 8, 2018

The Developer Console is for Admins too!

09:10  -  09:50
Gym

Even though “developer” is in the name, the Developer Console is not something admins should be afraid of. There are some great features that have been very helpful to me as an admineloper that I would like to share.

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From Happy Soup to Unlocked Packages

09:10  -  09:50
Parsons Room

After the release of DCP packages, production environments are not just a single monolithic container of metadata. Learn how to split your production org metadata (happy soup) into multiple DCP unlocked packages to have a better software development life cycle. We will share and discuss strategies on how to approach to the most common scenarios.

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Design Thinking in the Enterprise for Developers and Admins

10:00  -  10:40
Parsons Room

Design thinking is not about pushing pixels but more about rapidly testing hypothesis in light manners with actual users, learning from those tests, and iterating. Prototyping does not have to be a full blown web application, sometimes a piece of paper and a sharpie are all you need. Join us for a hands-on chat and […]

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Coding for Admins / Apex 101

10:00  -  10:40
Gym

Every Admin can benefit from knowing a little code! Join us to learn why it’s so beneficial to know how to code in the “Lightning” era, how to write your first Apex trigger, and your specific steps to continue learning Apex.

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Flow Loops for Nincompoops

10:50  -  11:30
Parsons Room

Flow Loops unlock incredible power previously held only by devs. Without using any code, Admins can create an automated process to loop through all related records and take actions based on what is found there! For example, loop through each Opportunity Product and create or delete a custom object record depending on the Product. Also, […]

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Formulas for Successfully Learning Salesforce

10:50  -  11:30
Theater

As the Salesforce platform continues to grow, it becomes harder and harder to keep up with the latest changes, much less learn newer technologies. With the pace of change as great as it is, haphazard learning strategies are no longer enough. There’s just not enough time. You need to optimize your approach to learning if […]

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Code Everyone Loves

13:40  -  14:30
Jordan Room

We all want to build solutions that work well with changing business logic and declarative tools, and frees up code to focus on performance and long-term resilience. But what does that actually look like in practice? We’ll share design patterns from apps like Volunteerforce, the employee engagement app used by more than 30,000 Salesforce employees. […]

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Don’t Hardcode: Make Validation Rules Configurable with Custom Metadata Types

15:30  -  16:10
Gym

If you want to be a Salesforce rockstar, you need to add custom metadata types to your set of declarative tools. Yes, you heard it right – custom metadata types are not only for developers, but they’re also great for everyone! And with the recent addition of support in validation rules, they are just getting […]

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The ABCs of SLDS

3:30 PM  -  4:10 PM
Parsons Room

Remember learning the alphabet in school? It starts with ABCD, but that’s not how the alphabet at Salesforce works. Here the alphabet starts with SLDS — because the Salesforce Lightning Design System (SLDS) is the blueprint for everything we do. In this session, Stephanie will break down the different pieces of SLDS and discuss all […]

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Salesforce at Scale: Modularizing Salesforce for DevOps and Sanity

16:20  -  15:00
Parsons Room

Steven examines ways to modularize your Salesforce solution for large scale implementations and to support successful DevOps.

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Share Scratch Orgs with Non-Coders

16:20  -  15:00
Jordan Room

Using SFDX and moving everything to source control is great for collaborating with developers, but how do you easily share work in progress with Admins, designers, marketing, business owners, and all the other people who need access, but don’t use git or CLI? This session walks through an open source Heroku app that solves that […]

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Salesforce automation: Phenomenal Cosmic Power (itty bitty query space)

16:20  -  17:00
Gym

If you’re a Developer, you’re probably fairly familiar with your org’s Governor Limits (CPU Time, SOQL queries, DML operations). But if you’re an Admineloper or business analyst, excited to design automation with new tools like process builder and visual flow, you might not be taking these limits into account, and subsequently hitting errors. This session […]

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August 9, 2018

Different Words for the Same Thing: Admin and Dev Communication

09:00  -  09:40
Gym

There is a lot that gets lost in translation for Admins who want to gain Dev skills, or just learn how Devs work to better collaborate on projects. Attend this session to learn some tips how.

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Platform Events – How to Build Integrations on Easy Mode

09:50  -  10:30
Gym

Using Platform events, we will show how easy integrations can be made using a publisher/subscriber (pub/sub) model using standard functionality and a bit of code.

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Secrets, Tips and Tricks in Workbench

10:40  -  11:20
Theater

Learn how to quickly access your data/metadata with point & click tools in Workbench. See information about your instance that you may not have seen before! Discover shortcuts to make some of your deployments go quicker. Learn how to clean more clutter! We will take a deep dive into how to describe, query, manipulate, and […]

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Develop Lightning Components for the Utility Bar

12:30  -  13:20
Jordan Room

The Utility Bar in Lightning Experience is a powerful feature and it can become even more beneficial with the use of custom Lightning Components. Join as we demonstrate how to develop your components for use in the Utility Bar, discuss key considerations for the UI of your component and review common use cases for custom […]

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If You Can Write a Salesforce Formula, You Can Use a Command Line

12:30  -  13:20
Gym

Salesforce DX is transforming the way we customize orgs and build apps, and with the introduction of a new command line tool, we now have even more options at our fingertips. But for many, using the command line is daunting. Attend this session to learn how command lines work, and get a hands-on demonstration of […]

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Salesforce Career Path Strategies

9:00  -  9:40
Theater

Which Salesforce career path is right for you? In this session, we evaluate the pros and cons of the core Salesforce career paths: admin, developer, and architect. Every aspect is examined including pay, short and long term job prospects, end games, and more. Then, we’ll give you the best resources for starting down your chosen […]

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