In one of the Salesforce orgs that I work on, there are many users who have the System Administrator profile. While this is not a best practice, especially when they are not all actually admins, the need for those folks to have that profile does exist. When you have a lot of people with those … Continue reading Monitor Setup Audit Trail via Email Alerts
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