Around the Web – 20170721

Around the Web – 20170721

Around the Web – 20170721

Brett M. Nelson - Friday, July 21, 2017

And now for somethings to read over the weekend, if you have some spare time that is.

All About the Salesforce MVP Program: Summer '17 Nominations open NOW

Summer '17 nominations are now open for Salesforce MVPs!  Go nominate your favorite podcaster(s)!

Satechi Aluminum Type-C Pro Hub Adapter

I needed an adapter for a Mac Book so I'm trying this one out.  So far so good.

Northern Trail Outfitters: New Sample Application with Lightning Components, Platform Events, and Salesforce DX - Developer Relations

Northern Trail Outfitters is a new sample application that demonstrates the power of the Lightning Component Framework, the Salesforce Platform, and Salesforce DX (the new Salesforce developer experience) to build modern apps fast. It is a...

Redesigned Lightning Experience Migration Assistant in Summer '17

Have you checked out the new, easy-to-use, wizard-style Lightning Experience Migration Assistant in Setup? If you haven't already, it's time to get familiar with this tool so you can start planning your move to Lightning Experience! Let's take a...

People ask me how I do it all. My secret is simple.

A couple of days ago, I woke up early and decided to do some work from home before heading in to the office. I was in “the flow” — as I often am in the early morning hours— and next thing I knew, I had...

Starting your Salesforce Blog - Keir Bowden

I get asked a lot about how to get started blogging, and believe me there's no great secret to it. I've been blogging (mainly) around Salesforce for close to 7 years now, and when I look back the only regret I have is that it took me so long, over...

ES8 was Released and here are its Main New Features

EcmaScript 8 or EcmaScript 2017 was officially released in the end of June by TC39. It seems that we are talking a lot about EcmaScript in the last year. It's not for nothing. Currently the standard is to publish a new ES specification version once...

Keep Flows and Data in Sync on Lightning Record Pages

This project is inspired by Jennifer Lee who asked on Twitter how to have a Flow component in Lightning Record Page refresh and reflect changes when the record was updated. This project is also inspired by my growing interest in embedding Flows in...

Salesforce bridges gap between development worlds

As developers, we're living in an odd world these days. We've got good old-fashioned code. We've got low code. And we've got no code. And all together they add up into applications. At one end of the extreme, we have tools like Visual Studio, the...

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Salesforce Certification Incentives

In today's job market, Salesforce expertise is in high demand. According to, proving your Salesforce competency can help your job prospects: “Professionals can get training and earn “badges” to prove their competency in...

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