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Salesforce.com Security – Who Sees What Series

When I was a new Salesforce.com admin, struggling on my own to figure out the ins and outs of the platform, one of the topics that vexed me the most was record and object security. It took me a long time before I fully understood "who sees what" in Salesforce.

August 5th, 2014|Categories: Linked|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Salesforce Flows, Visualforce, and Record Context

The other day, I was asked to find a solution for our field reps that would simplify the process of adding a completed task to their activities when they visited one of our retail stores. We keep our retail locations in Salesforce.com as contacts under a master account, which is shared with all users […]

July 23rd, 2014|Categories: Posts|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Mailplane 3 Minimalist CSS

Due to an onslaught of spam that my hosting provider just can’t seem to get a handle on lately, I’m back to using Google Apps for email with my domain, and that means I’m back to using Mailplane as my app of choice to handle working with email messages.

May 27th, 2014|Categories: Linked|Tags: |0 Comments

A Must Have Chrome Extension for Salesforce Schema Builder

If you work with the Force.com schema builder at all and use Chrome as your browser of choice, then this extension is a must have tool. It will toggle the Salesforce header in the Schema Builder and give you back almost 2 inches of screen real estate.

January 14th, 2014|Categories: Linked|Tags: |0 Comments

iMac (Late 2013): Understanding the first startup cycle

Via Apple Support: After you press the power button on the back of an iMac (Late 2013), the computer might appear to not start up.

January 13th, 2014|Categories: Linked|Tags: |0 Comments

A Growing List of Salesforce Blogs to Follow

I came across this long list of Salesforce blogs to add to Feedly (or your preferred RSS reader) the other day. Unfortunately, I don’t recall where I stumbled on it, otherwise I’d give credit where due.

There are a bunch in the list I had no clue about. Props to Salesforce MVP Abhinav Gupta for […]

January 13th, 2014|Categories: Linked|Tags: |0 Comments

Salesforce1 App Developer Guide

With Salesforce1, if you’re a Salesforce developer, you’re now also a mobile developer. To help you on your journey of Salesforce1 development, check out the Salesforce1 App Developer Guide. This is the book that I worked on along with many other talented folks here at Salesforce.

via Developer Force Blog.

This is kind of old news […]

January 3rd, 2014|Categories: Linked|Tags: |0 Comments

My Professional Goals for 2014

As we move into the new year, and I look back on what I did & didn’t accomplish in 2013, the following list is what I plan to make happen in 2014. Some may say they sound a lot like resolutions. I prefer to call them professional goals, since resolutions are meant to be […]

January 2nd, 2014|Categories: Posts|Tags: |0 Comments

Apex CASE Statement for Last Day of the Month

When using a CASE() statement to find the last day of the month in Apex code, I’ve seen a lot of developers — both newbie & experienced coders alike — test for every month, when really all that needs to be tested are the shorter months, defaulting to 31 for the rest. This is a better Apex CASE statement that’s easier to read.

September 10th, 2013|Categories: Posts|Tags: |0 Comments

Coffee With My Best Friend

September 2nd, 2013|Categories: Images|Tags: |2 Comments