July 31, 2019

The Force.com Coding Tour (Intro to Apex)

9:10  -  9:50
Jordan Room

If you are pretty new to this coding thing or just want to brush up on fundamentals, come join me as I cover some Salesforce coding basics. On our Force.com Coding Tour, we will cover 7 main building blocks of coding on the Salesforce platform. We will cover an example of each and look through […]

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Admins, Bring Developer-Level Value to your Job with Flow

9:10  -  9:50
Theater

Flow is a powerful automation tool that increases organizational efficiency, while blurring the line between Admin and Developer. By learning Flow, Admins can surpass their Process Building peers and add justification to their next request for a raise. Likewise Developers who understand Flow will work smarter, knowing when they can turn a request over to […]

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The Art of Artifacts: Your Guide to Solutioning Success with Ladies Be Architects

10:00  -  10:40
Theater

Preparing for your Certified Technical Architect (CTA) credential is both an Art and a Science. During the CTA Board exam you’ll be given 2 hours to read, solution, design and justify a detailed architectural solution for a hypothetical scenario. But how can you turn a dense set of requirements into a digestible solution in just […]

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Be Not Afraid of the Dev Console

10:50  -  11:30
Theater

Get to know the Development Console! At times avoided by admins due to the perception that it’s just for programmers & sometimes overlooked by developers in favor of other tools, this native Salesforce tool has functionality for everybody. This session will provide a soup-to-nuts overview of the Dev Console in an interactive, approachable manner. Best […]

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Git Is For Everyone

12:40  -  1:30
Parsons Room

Are you interested in exploring the exciting world of version control but don’t know where to start? Git is a great tool that works for both developers and admins! Git can be utilized in many different ways, be it via the command line or an easy-to-use declarative interface. We will cover the following concepts: What […]

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Think Like a Developer — ideas for improving declarative development!

1:30  -  2:30
Jordan Room

Think like a developer when it comes to Flow and learn how they can be more easily tested, maintained and reused. We’ll discuss fundamental construction concepts and crafting to add clarity to your Flows. For complicated automations, we will suggest ways to work with reusable Flows and to document them so that they can be […]

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One Process To Rule Them All

4:20  -  5:00
Parsons Room

One process to rule them all, one process to find them, one process to bring them all and in the invocation bind them. As a best practice Salesforce now recommends restricting your org to one record-change process per object, and if need be invoking flows or sub-processes. This is great because it allows us to […]

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XML and JSON for Total Beginners

4:20  -  5:00
Jordan Room

If you’ve used the Salesforce Data Loader, you’ve used CSV files. You know … spreadsheets so simple you can open them with a text editor instead of Excel. Not everything in your Salesforce org is spreadsheet-shaped. Like your org’s setup. You can download, edit, and upload text files representing your org’s configuration too — but […]

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August 1, 2019

You Need a Trigger for That: Knowing When NOT to use a Declarative Automation

10:40  -  11:20
Parsons Room

Process Builder and Visual Flow have opened a new world of automation without requiring a single line of code – but that doesn’t always mean they are the right solution!  In this session, you will learn which questions to consider when designing an automation and how to know when a trigger is a more scalable […]

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Test Classes for Declarative Config

1:30  -  2:10
Jordan Room

This talk is about covering declarative config (PB, workflow, etc.) with Test Classes. We explain why this is a good practice (regression testing, etc) and how to go about it with a live demo. The talk is fun and light.

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