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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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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Data Modelling & Management with Blanca Leon-Carter

The second meeting of the Platform Developer I study group is now available, in addition to the following resources. This week we focused on data modelling and management.

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Compare and Contrast Integration Options with Natalya Murphy

In this session the team compares and contrasts the various integration options available with Salesforce based on learning to date. This is key for anyone studying towards the CTA review board.

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Other Integration Techniques – with Natalya Murphy

Week 6 of a seven-week course hosted by Natalya Murphy, taking a deep dive into the Integration Architecture syllabus with the exam at the end.

Meeting: Review and discuss Workflow outbound messaging; Tools, monitoring and testing

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Data management tools with Natalya Murphy

Week 5 of a seven-week course hosted by Natalya Murphy, taking a deep dive into the Integration Architecture syllabus with the exam at the end.

Meeting: Review and discuss Data management/migration, including Dataloader and Bulk API deep-dive
Study/prepare after meeting:Workflow outbound messaging; Tools, monitoring and testing

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API and Formats Deep Dive with Natalya Murphy

Week 4 of a seven-week course hosted by Natalya Murphy, taking a deep dive into the Integration Architecture syllabus with the exam at the end.

Meeting: Review/discuss SOAP and REST deep-dive, especially WSDL and JSON formats
Study/prepare after meeting: Data management/migration, including Dataloader and Bulk API deep-dive

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Integration Design and Security with Natalya Murphy

Week 3 of a seven-week course hosted by Natalya Murphy, taking a deep dive into the Integration Architecture syllabus with the exam at the end.

Meeting: Review/discuss Week 2 study topics of security; integration considerations (layer, timing, direction, volume)

Study/prepare after meeting: SOAP and REST deep-dive, especially WSDL and JSON formats

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Integration Patterns and Capabilities with Natalya Murphy

Week 2 of a seven-week course hosted by Natalya Murphy, taking a deep dive into the Integration Architecture syllabus with the exam at the end.

Week 2 (June 19)

Meeting: Review/discuss Week 1 study topics: high-level integration capabilities and patterns.

Study/prepare after meeting: security; integration considerations (layer, timing, direction, volume)

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Natalya’s Integration Architecture Study Group Kick Off

Week 1 of a seven-week course hosted by Natalya Murphy, taking a deep dive into the Integration Architecture syllabus with the exam at the end.

Meeting: Introductions and expectations.
Study/prepare after meeting: high-level integration capabilities and patterns.

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