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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June 2018: Study Group VI: Community Sharing & Visibility

The registrations just keep on growing – 85 registrations this month! This was the first time we used YouTube live streaming, so it was a bit fiddly at first, but thanks to everyone for their patience.

Take a deep dive into the communities side of things:

  • Licences
  • Sharing Sets
  • Share Groups
  • Super Users

This session also includes a demo of the setup process and what you can expect to happen in Salesforce.

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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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Platform Developer I Study Group with Blanca Leon-Carter

After attending our latest Integration Architecture study group with Natalya Murphy, the lovely Blanca Leon-Carter was inspired to take up the mantle and lead a study group of her own, to help anyone who is interested in taking the Platform Developer I exam.

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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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Preparing for the Review Board

If you’re thinking about going for the Certified Technical Architect review board, it’s easy to think it’s just another exam. It isn’t. It’s a journey of self development – highly challenging and needing a lot of practice. Charly and I have been going through this process for several months and have found that having a mentor and practicing through regular mock exams have been incredibly helpful. Add this to the new CTA-601 workshops that Salesforce runs and you have a great way to prepare.

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