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Swapping between Package.xml and Changeset

We had a previous rant at how lacking changesets are and that ant based deployments bring advantages. One of the big drawbacks of changesets are that, although they can be cloned on the same org, there is no out the … Continue reading

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An Internet of Things and Salesforce

Braindump:  The ‘internet of things’ IOT concept has been around for a while now but in 2017 how much has it really influenced our everyday lives? We take internet access on our phones and tablets for granted, but we haven’t … Continue reading

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Trailhead – Bronze Tent Peg Needed

Some thoughts on improving (the already excellent) Trailhead experience. Comments welcome. Let’s see if we can get make a Bronze Tent Peg a thing! Need more ranks – The ranges are almost defined on an exponential scoring scale, topping out … Continue reading

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Upset with Changeset

Right,  we need to let off some steam.  After some time working with deploying using Ant, we needed to switch back to working with changesets and it has re-surfaced some long-held distaste for them.  Between page refreshes, it has reminded … Continue reading

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Benefits of using a Trigger Framework

If you have multiple triggers on an object you need to be careful.  The order in which triggers run is not known so strange things can happen if triggers conflict with each other. Multiple triggers can work fine if properly … Continue reading

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Salesforce Certification & Trailhead

Recently Salesforce has announced that Trailhead badges will form an integral part of Salesforce certifications. It’s an interesting development, here are some thoughts… With the continued expansion of Salesforce it is important that the supply of quality Salesforce engineers to … Continue reading

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