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June 9, 2020

The Best Time to Backup

Since the Library of Alexandria, we’ve known the importance of data backups. There’s nothing else that delivers that specific, crushing, disheartening feeling like losing something you’ve worked on...

June 5, 2020

Mark Your Calendars Best Upcoming Events June 8, 2020-June 12, 2020

This week we start out with a large event and end with an important one. A lot of the Salesforce Community Groups have been remaining…

May 22, 2020

Mark Your Calendars Best Upcoming Events May 25, 2020-May 30, 2020

This upcoming week a lot of the Trailblazer community groups are hosting events. Due to the Memorial Day holiday (in the United States…

May 15, 2020

Mark Your Calendars: Best Upcoming Events May 18, 2020 - May 20, 2020

Man, do I have events for you this week! You might want to consider getting a bigger planner for all of these virtual opportunities…

May 8, 2020

Mark Your Calendars: Next Week’s Best Events

Even though we are going to miss seeing all of our Salesforce friends around the world, we are excited to be able to virtually attend every event!

April 24, 2020

To Do: Upcoming Salesforce (Virtual) Events

Over the last several months we’ve collectively watched our calendars reshape. As events are cancelled or postponed, and meetings made…

April 17, 2020

Stay Home, Skill Up: 90 Days of Free Tableau eLearning

Between social distancing, stay at home orders, and our collective efforts to flatten the curve, for many of us, the horizons of our…

February 12, 2020

Salesforce "How To" ABCs: H

How to Hide Fields in Salesforce...

February 5, 2020

Spring '20 Release Highlights: Task Queues and Sharing the Work

Punxsutawney Phil must be an admin because Spring ’20 is right around the corner and that means there’s no time for shadows, superstitions, or extended Winters!

January 29, 2020

Spring '20 Release Highlights: URL Hacks are Back!

Spring is the season of rebirth. The barren wastes of Winter begin to be punctuated by stalks of new growth, the monochrome horizon broken by flashes of color and life as the world warms...

January 15, 2020

Validation Rules, Dependent Fields, and Nested IFs, ANDs, NOTs, and ORs

Today’s post comes to us straight from the trenches. Well, not the trenches — Awesome Salesforce Admins don’t work in trenches, but this was a practical puzzle...

January 9, 2020

Spring '20 Release Highlights: SameSite Cookies, Integrations, and Preparing for Google Chrome 80

The calendar may claim that Winter’s only just begun, but the telltale signs of Spring are starting to pop up everywhere. From sweater-free lunch-strolls...

November 8, 2019

Salesforce "How To" ABCs: G

With the time change behind us, there’s a good chance you’re reading this basked in the light of your computer screen as the inky blackness of early-afternoon seeps between your curtains...

October 4, 2019

Winter '20 Release Highlights: Lightning is Going Live, Permanently

It’s officially spooky season! October is here, and with it, piles of pumpkins are popping up in the produce aisle...

June 27, 2019

Salesforce Open Source: Lightning Web Components

Last year, Salesforce released Lightning Web Components — a new and improved programming model for building Lightning components and web apps. Now, they’re opening the code up to the community!

June 21, 2019

Salesforce "How To" ABCs: F

With the Summer ’19 Release officially rolled out, your plate’s been packed with a ton of exciting new features, updates, and upgrades! But, practicing all that awesome new stuff...

May 29, 2019

Salesforce Summer ’19 Release Highlights: Branding Enhancements

April’s showers are behind us, May’s flowers are bursting into bloom, and the world is spinning its way back to the hottest part of our orbit...

May 20, 2019

Salesforce Summer ’19 Release Highlights: Enhanced Related Lists!

For the first time in 8 years, Game of Thrones fans and non-fans can finally agree that Winter is over. The sun is shining, thermometers are climbing, and a brand new Salesforce Release...

May 15, 2019

Salesforce Summer 19 Release Highlights Free Surveys

Let’s continue our run through the coolest updates, upgrades, and features coming with the Summer ’19 Release with a look at some new license-free functionality — Salesforce Surveys!