November 2018: Study Group X: Environment Management with Gemma Emmett

Thank you to everyone who gave up their time to come and study environment management with us! We are happy to share the recording and resources here.

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October 2018: Study Group IX: Single Sign-On & SAML with Charly Prinsloo

With 141 registrations, this was our first study group after Dreamforce! We also had the luxury of a CTA attending – and quite a few of our male friends too. Thank you for showing up and sharing your experiences with us all.

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Debugging & Deployment with Blanca Leon-Carter

Jojn Blanca for the final session in her #LBAJourneyToPD1 series. This week it’s debugging and deployment, with a few valuable exam tips thrown in too:

  • Describe how to monitor and access various types of debug logs.
  • Describe the capabilities and security implications of the Developer Console, Workbench, and Force.com IDE.
  • Describe the different processes for deploying metadata and business data.
  • Describe how the different environments are used in the development and deployment process.

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Unit Testing with Blanca Leon-Carter

In the penultimate session from Blanca’s PD1 course, we cover:

  • Describe the testing framework and requirements for deployment.
  • Describe how to write unit tests for triggers, controllers, and classes.  
  • Describe when and how to use various sources of test data.
  • Describe how to execute one or multiple test classes.
  • Describe the differences between invoking Apex in
    execute anonymous vs. unit tests.

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August 2018: Study Group VIII: Designing Customer Mobile Strategies with Charly Prinsloo

In August, the community voted to take a look into customer mobile strategies as part of the Mobile Solutions Architecture certification. Charly happily stepped up to run this session, which covers:

  • Questions checklist
  • The pros and cons of Salesforce mobile apps vs custom apps
  • HTML5, Native (iOS/Android/Windows Mobile) or Hybrid solutions
  • Mobile app security
  • Testing strategy

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Logic & Process Automation with Blanca Leon-Carter and Kelsey Shannon

This session, featuring guest speaker Kelsey Shannon, takes a deeper look at logic and process automation, exploring Apex triggers, Visualforce controllers, SOSL, SOQL and DML.

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