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Integrating IBM Verse with Salesforce and Lightning Out

Tue, 10 Jan 2017 13:00:45 +0000

(image) In this blog post, we will take a look at how you can import data to Salesforce from IBM Verse via Lightning Components and Lightning Out. The User Story Ed is a sales representative who uses IBM Verse as his primary email system. Ed can also email his customers from Salesforce and have the email […]

Time to Clean up Those Unneeded Salesforce Customizations

Tue, 03 Jan 2017 17:15:40 +0000

(image) Your company has been a Salesforce customer for a while now. How old is your Org now? Five years? Ten? Chances are there are a bunch of customizations and technical debt lingering around your org that you no longer need. Business processes and priorities are constantly changing and some of the customizations you built just […]

Global Picklists: Define Globally, Use Locally

Wed, 21 Dec 2016 15:00:52 +0000

(image) Imagine you have to store information about t-shirt sizes on multiple entities: Accounts, Users, Custom Objects, etc. And tomorrow, your company decides to switch to a different size format, for example using 48, 50, 52 instead of small, medium and large. You wouldn’t have any other option but to go to each and every field […]

Modularizing Code in Lightning Components

Mon, 19 Dec 2016 16:00:43 +0000

You can build simple Lightning Components that are entirely self-contained. However, if you build more complex applications, you’ll probably want to share code (and potentially client-side data) between components. In this article, we will explore strategies to share code between components, promote reuse, and avoid code duplication. Before we start, here are a few examples […]

First Impressions with Salesforce DX and Source Driven Development

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 19:08:14 +0000

(image) Salesforce DX provides development teams with an integrated, end-to-end lifecycle for high-performance agile development – designed to be open and flexible so you can build together with tools you love. The project was announced at Dreamforce 2016 and since then there has been a lot of interest across the entire Salesforce developer community. A few […]

ForceJS 2: Modern JavaScript Library for the Salesforce REST APIs

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 18:31:27 +0000

ForceJS is an open source library that makes it easy to work with the Salesforce REST APIs in JavaScript applications. ForceJS can be used to develop browser-based apps, hybrid mobile apps using the Salesforce Mobile SDK and Apache Cordova, and to authenticate with Salesforce when using Lightning Out. The JavaScript world has changed a lot […]