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 …

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 …

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 …

Salesforce Halloween Special Trail Head Badge

Salesforce added a new community trail head badge for this Halloween called "TrickOrTrailHead". Earn the Trailhead badge this Halloweekend for a Spooktacular surprise by completing this simple Admin module with 3 topics.  

Dreamforce Wrap Up 2015!

Attended Dreamforce this year, my first time in forever and its been an awesome experience with great learning.  Travelled all the way from Singapore to San Francisco and Dreamforce didn't disappoint a bit.  This time Dreamforce is bigger than before with whopping 1,70,000 user registrations and 1600+ sessions and some rock entertainment in the Dreamfest (the Dreamforce …

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 …