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  • Episode 17: Spring ’20 Apex with Chris Peterson
    by Josh Birk on February 17, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    Chris Peterson, Director of Product Management for Apex at Salesforce, joins us this week to discuss Spring ‘20 Apex. Chris’s day-to-day is often complex; it includes approving increases in Apex limits, sometimes putting out developmental “fires,” and overseeing Apex product development.  In today’s episode, we highlight some key elements about Spring ‘20 Apex, including Apex […]

  • Join us for a Live Q&A Chat with Salesforce Product Managers
    by Wade Wegner on February 13, 2020 at 5:00 pm

    On a recent and all-too-short trip to London, I was humbled to have developers in the community spend time with me and other product managers at the UK Salesforce Tower. Building on the massively popular open dialogue with developers that we initiated at Dreamforce last year, our discussion was a transparent conversation with developers who […]

  • Using Salesforce CLI Output and Scripting
    by Thomas Dvornik on February 12, 2020 at 5:00 pm

    Over the past few years the Salesforce CLI became widely adopted as the preferred tool for developers to interact with Salesforce. As we constantly improve our tooling this also brings some changes, like how you should parse CLI output. This blog introduces changes that are coming with Spring ’20, and how you can adopt them. […]

  • Designing Lightning Pages for Scale
    by Anil Jacob on February 11, 2020 at 6:00 pm

    This blog post provides guidance to architects, developers, and administrators in creating and designing Lightning pages that scale and perform well. Where we used to have Visualforce and multi-page applications, we now have Lightning Web Components (LWC) and single-page applications (SPA). With SPA, a user can do most of the work from the same page […]

  • SOQL tags for Golang
    by Atul Kshirsagar on February 10, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    If you are a Golang developer intending to write a client that interacts with Salesforce, this post is for you. We’ll share how you can annotate your Golang structs to generate SOQL queries to be used in Salesforce APIs and how this will make it easy for you to write Golang clients for Salesforce, without […]

  • Episode 16: Workbench with Ryan Brainard
    by Josh Birk on February 10, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    Ryan Brainard, Principal Member of Technical Staff at Heroku, joins me on The Salesforce Developer podcast to talk about the curious history of Workbench.  While never an officially supported aspect of Salesforce (it’s technically an open source reference application) it has still found a place as something of a Swiss Army knife of debugging utilities […]

  • Use an Iframe to Protect Embedded Service Chat on Your Website
    by Susan Rimerman on February 4, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    JavaScript conflicts and security concerns are inevitable when adding third-party software to a website. We came up with a solution to protect your website’s JavaScript libraries with an iframe. In this example, we’ll share how to set one up with our Embedded Service Chat component for Service Cloud. The solution is easy, secure, and allows […]

  • Episode 15: The Role of Architects with Steven Herod
    by Josh Birk on February 3, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    This week our guest on the podcast is Steven Herod is a Certified Technical Architect and Managing Director at Accenture where he is responsible for Global Salesforce Operations.  In this episode, Steven shares some distinctions between being a developer and an architect and some of the roles that architects play in creating successful applications and […]

  • Learn MOAR in Spring ’20 Implementing Promises with Transaction Finalizers
    by Kevin Poorman on January 30, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    Discover Spring ’20 Release features! We are sharing release highlights for Developers (and Admins), curated and published by Salesforce product experts, as part of Learn MOAR. Complete the trailmix by March 31, 2020 to receive a special community badge and unlock a $10 contribution to FIRST®. The Queueable interface is my favorite way of managing […]

  • Learn MOAR in Spring ’20 Introducing Transaction Finalizers
    by Kevin Poorman on January 29, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    Discover Spring ’20 Release features! We are sharing release highlights for Developers (and Admins), curated and published by Salesforce product experts, as part of Learn MOAR. Complete the trailmix by March 31, 2020 to receive a special community badge and unlock a $10 contribution to FIRST®. The Spring ’20 release brings a new feature to […]