In the spirit of Douglas Adam’s “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” this session will not only be a guide to the Forcelandia offerings, but also a run-down of the specific resources available in the Salesforce ecosystem (and beyond) for this group of folks new to code. This will be fun, to the point, and […]
I believe that we sometimes concentrate so much in being technical, or knowing the platform so much, but one of the things we take for granted sometimes are the soft skills, as a Hiring Manager I have turned down many very good technical candidates because they do not poses the skills to work well with […]
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.
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.
Are you using custom settings or custom objects to store configuration data in your Salesforce app? Do you want to be using custom metadata types instead? In this session we’ll take an existing Salesforce app which uses custom settings and refactor it in real time to use custom metadata types instead, changing Apex classes, post-install […]
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 […]
Last year, one of the questions I was asked most often after my talk was “But how do you do CI for Salesforce well?” This year, we’re going to do a practical example of Salesforce CI, using publicly available CI tools, the SFDX toolchain, and new Lightning Testing Services. And we’re going to do it […]
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.
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, […]
Ever looked at the Architect pyramid and thought there’s no way you can achieve that? We want to show you that you can; that even CTA is within reach without writing a line of code. Come along and find out how.
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 […]
Now-a-days, this seems to be one of the hottest and most demanded jobs in America, along with Salesforce Sr. Developer, where annual salaries can be as high as $160k (according to the latest surveys, being a hiring Manager and have interviewed hundreds of candidates). In this session, I will help you prepare for your next […]
Now that most of the developers are familiar with creating and developing lightning components, how do you ensure that you are always displaying up to date information to your users, without requiring any user action? Learn how to leverage Salesforce streaming API to create always-up-to-date Lightning Components. You’ll walk through the process of binding Lightning […]
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. […]
It’s been almost three years since developers began building Lightning Components. During that time, a lot has changed. In this fast-paced session, we’ll take a look back at where we’ve come from and what we’ve learned, as we watch a component move from manually created markup and CSS from SLDS, to Base Components, and finally […]
Take a look at how Salesforce IT builds on the platform using SFDX and Lightning Components. We will take a deep dive into some of the techniques used to improve developer productivity and provide guardrails through Continuous Integration.
Do you have processes that are expensive and take time to calculate but don’t change that often? Do you frequently need to access certain data sets in the system and spend time waiting for it all to be queried? Come learn about the capabilities of the Salesforce Platform Cache to vastly improve the performance of […]
Declarative development is fun and powerful, but sometimes implementing business processes requires apex, and it becomes your job to define the requirements and create a functional specification to pass on to the developers. Good developers will build to your requirements so you’d better make sure they are clear, accurate and comprehensive (not so good developers […]
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 […]
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 […]
Have you ever wondered how far you can take the power of Salesforce? Come and learn with Rafael how to take an amazing Peruvian musical instrument named “Cajon” and connect it to Salesforce, all this while learning how to use the Salesforce Streaming API, Salesforce Rest API, Raspberry Pi, Arduino, Python, and Processing Programming for […]
Steven examines ways to modularize your Salesforce solution for large scale implementations and to support successful DevOps.
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 […]
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 […]
We’ve done the Trailhead badges and we know the theory but when do we actually get a chance to use all these cool new features? Join Simon to relive how, when such an opportunity presented itself, he possibly got a little over excited and took all three of these features and combined them together. He […]
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.
Hands On Training: Quip transforms the way businesses work with their customers, and the way employees work together. With just a few lines of code, you can extend Quip’s collaborative and mobile solution to the apps your teams use every day. Join us for an overview of customizing and extending Quip, and walk away with […]
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.
This session will provide an introduction to the various tools and patterns available for communicating within and between custom Lightning Components and Applications. Melissa will cover Component Events, Application Events and Component Methods, as well as the impacts and considerations of using Lightning Data Service and Platform caching. Session attendees will walk away with a […]
Salesforce has made many acquisitions over the past few years, many of which run on the public cloud. How Salesforce builds and runs Salesforce has changed dramatically and Heroku is central to that. In this session, we will talk about the integration challenges, how Salesforce addresses them, Mulesoft, and Heroku as the developer experience for […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
How CPQ operates out of the box and ways to extend the app using Apex.
What is a Blockchain and what is it really good for? Is Blockchain a technology that is going to change the world, or a massively overhyped scam? Or is it something in-between? Are there really potential applications for Blockchain on the Salesforce platform? If so, what might they be and what might they look like? […]
Are you gearing up to change jobs or ask for a raise? Come learn the top reasons why people don’t negotiate, and how to rethink the way you approach an ask. I’ll share real lessons learned as we discuss setting a strong foundation, understanding the conditions and restraints, and knowing the most important actor – […]
SFDX is becoming more and more popular for good reason – it’s a powerful tool! Attend this session to learn how to take an existing org, converting to SFDX, creating a new repository with branches for an appropriate development process, and how to branch your first feature.
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 […]