Lightning App Builder Enhancements – Released in Winter’18

Check out the the other "Lightning Experience features" released in Winter'18. Check out the "Reports & Dashboards" Features of Winter'18 This post specifically highlights the features of Lightning App Builder released in Winter'18! Make Your Lightning Pages Dynamic Now you can control when a component appears on a record page by adding filter conditions and logic to …

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Reports and Dashboards Enhancements – Released in Winter’18

Check out the the other "Lightning Experience features" released in Winter'18. Check out new "Lightning App Builder" features This post specifically highlights the features of Lightning Report Builder released in Winter'18! Introducing Lightning Report Builder Lightning Report Builder : Differences Between the Lightning and Classic Report Builders Feature Difference Report Formats In the Salesforce Classic report builder, you …

My Salesforce Career Story and Career Guidance for Students & Salesforce Starters – Featured on AppleForA

I have shared my Salesforce Career Story and answered the most intriguing questions faced by Students who are looking to start their careers in Salesforce technology. Though I have answered the questions aiming at Students, this will also be very useful for those who are looking to switch to Salesforce technology or starting their careers …

Trailhead & Salesforce University Merge – Free Certification Maintenance Exam on Trailhead

I was so excited when Trailhead announced that it was merging with Salesforce University (@SalesforceU).  That was really big news for me - Two learning giants of Salesforce getting together as ONE, centralising all learnings. https://twitter.com/sfdcFanBoy/status/893006725711708161 https://twitter.com/trailhead/status/892871547777626112 Everyone was expecting some big changes to happen to the certification with the merger and YES it did …

A Tip A Day #6 – Need a Free Salesforce Mentor? Want to become a Mentor?

This post is a part of the daily blog series  A Tip A Day, daily dosage of learning! Day #6 - Want to volunteer to be a Salesforce Mentor or Mentee for free? Seeking to volunteer as a Mentor? Want to learn Salesforce with the help of a mentor for free? Join Mentorship Central Mentorship …

Salesforce Certification Exam Results In Section Percentages (%)

Salesforce Certification results now shows "% scores" for each of the sections in the exam along with "Pass/Fail" result. The sections provided in your results directly relate to the sections listed in the exam outline of the study guide. If you receive 90% for a specific section, that means you answered 90% of the questions …

Salesforce’s Force.com Certifications Expiring!

The expected has happened - Salesforce is completely "retiring" its Force.com Developer Certifications namely, Salesforce Certified Force.com Developer and Salesforce Certified Force.com Advanced Developer. Yes you read that right, these 2 certifications are about to expire! In September 2015, Salesforce has stopped offering Force.com Developer credentials to new applicants and then introduced 3 new certifications for developers during …

My Single Page CV

Recently, I have read in a news blog that Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has created a Single Page CV for herself - all of her work experience, education, including her daily activities.  Quite impressed, I thought if Yahoo CEO can fit her CV into a single page, then definitely I should be able to also with just …

Salesforce Einstein – Coming This Dreamforce’16

Dreamforce 2016, the Salesforce's Largest Annual Conference to be held in October, will unveil a product called Salesforce Einstein!  Benioff announces a big product or two every year at Dreamforce, but Einstein is something different. “If this is not the next big thing, I don’t know what is,” says Marc Benioff, the CEO of the world’s …

Salesforce Trailhead Profile Widget

I have designed this little Trailhead Profile Widget that has trail head stats.  As Salesforce Trailhead freaks, I thought there should be a consolidated stats of the trailhead modules we complete.  Here's the one I designed This can be treated more like a "digital business card of your trailhead profile".  It  has the name (or an …

Lightning Navigation Menu – Change is Coming

If you are using Lightning Experience in your Salesforce instances, then by now you must be familiar with this view, the navigation menu on your left side.  The menu that holds all your tabs and helps in navigating you to different objects.  Now that is changing! Yes, the vertical navigation menu is changing.  It will no …

Salesforce E-Commerce Cloud

Salesforce could soon introduce a brand new Cloud to it's wide variety of growing cloud platforms.  We already know, during Dreamforce 2015, Salesforce introduced a new cloud, IoT Cloud to its feathers. Today (June 2016), with the acquisition of a Twelve-year-old company Demandware which provides an enterprise-class cloud commerce development platform, Salesforce would soon step into an area which …

Salesforce Technical Architect Certification Update

Finally this month (May 2016), Salesforce has released more details on 3 of the Domain Specialist Certifications Exam details and made the 3 exams ready for the public to grab!

Awesome Global Picklists

Update: This article was written when Global Picklists was launched.  Salesforce has now renamed Global Picklists to Picklist Value Sets.   Do you want to use same pick list values in different objects across the system?  Global Picklists is your answer! Global Picklists lets you efficiently reuse a single list of values for multiple custom picklist …

New UI for Salesforce

Salesforce.com has a completely redesigned version of its core CRM product.  The new version has been designed with a cleaner, more modern looking interface. Here's the previous UI, now being referred to as Classic Salesforce UI And here's the switch to Lightning Experience The new version uses a navigation bar approach, abandoning the tabbed interface of …

Salesforce Introduces New Certifications for Developers

Salesforce introduced 3 new developer certifications for Force.com developers Platform Developer I Platform Developer II Platform App Builder The immediate question is what happens to the existing developer certifications (401 and 501). Well,  you can continue to maintain your Salesforce Certified Force.com Developer credential. However, effective September 14th (2015), Salesforce will no longer be offering this credential …

Meet the “New Salesforce”

Big announcement coming from Salesforce just before Dreamforce this year (2015). Salesforce says it will be a whole "New Salesforce"! We're excited to share with you that our upcoming release will be our biggest, best, most game changing ever. And you are invited to an exclusive, early preview. Be the first in the world to get …