Our Favorite Things this Week: 4/20/2018

Salesforce Summer Saturdays At the Pittsburgh Trailheadx Global Gathering, the Pittsburgh Developer group announced that they will be hosting Summer Saturdays. At each meeting, they’ll lead admins and new developers through the process of creating a basic Lightning Component. Lightning Components are so powerful but always feel out of reach to me so I am READ MORE

Stop Worrying and Love Flows…

Now then, Dmitri, you know how we’ve always talked about the possibility of something going wrong with the Bomb… The *Bomb*, Dmitri… The *hydrogen* bomb!… One of my favorite movies is Dr. Strangelove. While this fantastic cold war movie may not appeal to all audiences, it is a crazy satire of the ridiculous threat of READ MORE

Filter by Current User in Salesforce

Many admins would like to create reports and list views that filter automatically for the current user or a manager’s direct reports.  Without knowing another method, I have seen users create one report per user, per manager, etc. to satisfy this business requirement. This seems like it really should be a standard feature in Salesforce, READ MORE

Going with the Flow

First I conquered the workflow. That was relatively simple. ‘If this happens, do this’. But they can be kind of limited. You start on a record and you end on that same record. You can only update fields, send emails, send outbound messages or create a task. There wasn’t a whole lot of satisfaction in READ MORE