With every passing release, Salesforce produces fewer and fewer features that are beneficial for the Classic users. Instead, they focus primarily on new features just for Lightning. Since I know that many companies out there are still using Classic and are not ready yet to move to Lightning, I'd like to call out the changes … Continue reading The Classic Side of Summer ’18
As part of my journey from a "Point and Click Admin" to a "Dev Admin", I wanted to be able to get more hands-on challenges for triggers than what Trailhead provides. Fortunately for me, I have some very good resources available to me and from such was able to get five different APEX trigger scenarios … Continue reading 5 Practice Problems for APEX Triggers
Have you ever gotten this error message when trying to convert a lead? Error when converting: We can't convert this lead because some values are restricted on the contact, account, or opportunity The actual meaning behind this error is that there is a selected picklist value on the Lead record which is trying to map … Continue reading Demistfying the Can’t Convert Lead Error
Last week was TrailheaDX 2018 and this was my first time going to the full conference experience from Salesforce (besides Expo). I have to say, it was definitely worth it! My experience went a little something like this: 7am - got on a train to San Francisco to hopefully make it to a 9am event … Continue reading My first TrailheaDX Experience!
I will be attending TrailheaDX Wednesday and Thursday. Expect full coverage in the upcoming weeks! If you want to chat, leave a comment or send me an email!
Dedupe.io is an open-source Python library designed to help with finding fuzzy matches among large datasets. This type of library can be a godsend to any Salesforce admin or developer who is dealing with a large number of records and trying to dedupe them. The cool thing about dedupe.io is that while it utilizes machine … Continue reading Dedupe.io and Salesforce
ListViews are probably one of the most ubiquitous forms of losing track of what you have already made in Salesforce. I cannot tell you the number of times I have tried looking through ListViews on an object to see if the desired outcome had already been created. In other instances, ListViews can seem to come … Continue reading How To: Get a full list of ListViews