Study Group XII: Community Building Blocks with Charly Prinsloo

This month, the community voted to study Community Cloud – with particular focus on the building blocks involved. Charly (with Susannah’s help!) takes us through the various elements involved in building a Salesforce community!

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Jan 2019: Study Group XI: Bulk API & Lock Contention with Emely Patra

A very special thank you to Emely Patra who was kind enough to donate her time to take us through the Bulk API and locking contention. She covered a detailed topic from the perspective of what you need to know for the review board and we all learnt something! Happy to share the recording and materials here with you.

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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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