The good people at Traction on Demand invited me to their annual event as both a Salesforce customer and as someone in the industry. Traction on Demand is a Vancouver-based Salesforce Consulting / Technology company with over 140 employees. Overall, it was very well organized and engaging. They also provided food and drinks throughout the day. The talks and discussions [...]
Salesforce is not just your CRM (Customer Relationship Management) system… it can run your whole business. It is an entire platform waiting to be manipulated and integrated specifically for your needs. Salesforce1 Platform gives you the ability to control and visualize your business processes, trend performances, engage with your customers and employees, and much more. The uses of this platform [...]
I couldn't attend the last two meetups so I was determined to go this time. The topic interested me because I am a huge proponent of testing. I've heard of Test-driven development methodology but ApexMock puts this approach into practical steps in Salesforce development world. Jesse Altman gave his off-site presentation and Radmila our Meetup host shared her coding / testing [...]
I had a neat experience of teaching a group of elementary students how to code. My wife works at a French Immersion school as a teacher and they were doing this cool unit on programming. To prepare for our session, she got her students to do classroom surveys so that we can put the result data into Highcharts for visualization. [...]
I started on a project using Lightning Components and Lightning App Builder. I went through the Lightning Tutorial on Trailhead (https://developer.salesforce.com/trailhead) but I needed more examples. I have been following Jeff Douglas' blog for some time now and this post really gave me a head start. http://blog.jeffdouglas.com/2014/10/14/tutorial-build-your-first-lightning-component/
This month, Salesforce AppExchange installs exceeded 3 million. Recode also has a good insight on this here.