Around the Web – 20180302

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

Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life

The phrase “skin in the game” is one we have often heard but rarely stopped to truly dissect. It is the backbone of risk management, but it’s also an astonishingly rich worldview that, as Taleb shows in this book, applies to all aspects of our lives. As Taleb say…

User Notifications with Utility Bar API

In this blog, I want to highlight a couple of great UI features provided by the Utility Bar in Lightning Experience. These are relatively new and accessed only via the Utility Bar API, so are not immediately accessible. This blog is based on code…

Implementing Custom Apex Adapter for Salesforce Connect

As you might already know, using Salesforce Connect, we can display external data in Salesforce without physically creating record. Before Salesforce Connect, we had few options like Visualforce, Canvas etc. There are few options available in…

How to JavaScript in 2018

From command-line tools and webpack to TypeScript, Flow and beyond, let’s talk about how to use JavaScript in 2018. Last year many people, including myself, were talking about JavaScript fatigue. No, the ways to write a JavaScript application have…

SFDX and the Metadata API Part 2 – Scripting

In Part 1 of this series, I covered how you can use the SFDX command line tool to deploy metadata to a regular (non-scratch) Salesforce org, including checking the status and receiving the results of the deployment in JSON format. In this post I’ll…<

Getting Started with Salesforce DX (Part 5 of 5)

This is the final installment of our five-part series that looks at the changes and opportunities Salesforce DX offers app developers today. Over the course of this series, we have talked about:

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