Preparing for Salesforce Triannual Releases

Salesforce Triannual

Salesforce triannual releases are significant updates rolled out three times a year, usually in Spring, Summer, and Winter. These releases introduce new features, improvements, and bug fixes across various Salesforce products and platforms. Understanding these releases is crucial for Salesforce users, administrators, and developers to leverage new capabilities and ensure smooth operation.

What is Salesforce Lightning?

Salesforce Lightning

There is some confusion for folks new to Salesforce about what Lightning actually is. Quite simply, it’s many things. Lightning is a family of technologies for the Salesforce Platform. Here are a couple of the big ones: Lightning Experience — The new UI for SalesForce. Lightning Design System — A CSS framework and component library for building … Read more

Basic SAQL Tutorial


Salesforce Analytics Query Language (SAQL) is a powerful tool within the Salesforce platform for analyzing large datasets. Here’s a basic tutorial for someone new to Salesforce and SAQL: 1. Understand the Basics of SAQL: SAQL vs. SOQL: SAQL is used in Salesforce Analytics (also known as Einstein Analytics), while SOQL (Salesforce Object Query Language) is … Read more

Essential software and tools needed to become a successful Salesforce developer

Salesforce Tools

Salesforce development is a multifaceted field that combines knowledge of Salesforce’s CRM platform with programming skills to customize and extend the capabilities of the platform to meet the specific needs of businesses. Below is a tutorial that outlines the essential software and tools needed to become a successful Salesforce developer. 1. Salesforce Platform: Before diving … Read more

Everything you wanted to know about Remote Site Settings in Salesforce

Remote Site Settings

When integrating Salesforce with external systems or allowing it to make callouts to external web services, Remote Site Settings play a critical role in defining trusted URLs for outbound communications. Here’s a comprehensive guide to understanding and managing Remote Site Settings in Salesforce. What are Remote Site Settings? Remote Site Settings in Salesforce are configurations … Read more

Increasing the performance of Apex tests

Optimizing Apex Tests

Increasing the performance of Apex tests in Salesforce is essential for maintaining a fast and efficient CI/CD pipeline, ensuring that developers get quick feedback on their code. In Salesforce, the speed of Apex tests can be significantly affected by how you interact with the database and how you structure your tests. Here’s a detailed tutorial … Read more

Salesforce Named Credentials and Connected Apps

Salesforce Integrations

Salesforce offers powerful tools to integrate with other platforms and services. Two of these tools are Named Credentials and Connected Apps. In this tutorial, you’ll learn what each of these is, when to use them, and see practical examples. 1. Named Credentials What are Named Credentials? Named Credentials are a safe and secure way to … Read more

Salesforce Bulk API v1 vs. Salesforce Bulk API v2: A General Guide

Salesforce Bulk API

Introduction Salesforce Bulk API allows for asynchronous processing of large volumes of data. This is especially useful for tasks that would exceed normal processing limits. Over time, Salesforce introduced Bulk API v2 to enhance and streamline bulk processing. This guide aims to delineate the nuances between the two versions. Bulk API v1 Functionality: Asynchronous processing … Read more

Salesforce Permission Set Best Practices

Salesforce Permission set best Practices

Permission sets in Salesforce are a powerful tool to extend users’ functionalities without changing their profiles. They provide a flexible way to assign fine-grained permissions. Whether you’re an admin or a developer, understanding how to effectively use permission sets is critical. Here’s a detailed guide on best practices for Salesforce permission sets: 1. Understand the … Read more