Tips On Passing Salesforce OmniStudio Consultant and Developer Exams

Matt/ January 18, 2022/ Certifications, OmniStudio, Salesforce, Technology/ 0 comments

OmniStudio is one of the hottest new technologies on the Salesforce platform, and after being acquired by Salesforce in early 2020, it’s now officially a part of the Salesforce family as Salesforce Industries. When I first started playing with OmniStudio last fall I was surprised to learn this product is actually a part of Einstein Automate. With OmniStudio, you can

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Workflow Approval Objects in Salesforce

Matt/ January 14, 2022/ Salesforce/ 0 comments

I had reason this past week to work with Approval Processes in Apex. I guess I had never thought about it too deeply, but I was surprised to learn that these objects are all second-class objects. If you’re not familiar with the Approval Process architecture, there are five main objects: ProcessInstance represents an end-to-end approval process; ProcessInstanceWorkItem represents a user’s

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Can Education Cloud Make You a Better Architect?

Matt/ January 5, 2022/ Salesforce/ 1 comments

While writing this article I couldn’t help but to draw comparisons to those high school assignments at the start of every new year of school: an essay entitled “How I Spent My Summer Vacation”. That ultimately reminded me of The Ataris song of the same name, so now I’m listening to music from my own high school days while writing

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The Unofficial Guide To Fixing A Botched Trailhead Account Merge

Matt/ June 30, 2021/ Certifications, Salesforce/ 0 comments

We’ve all been there. You belong to many orgs – Developer Edition, your employers, perhaps orgs for a few different clients or projects. You log into trailhead and you’re presented with a screen to merge your Trailhead accounts. N.B. If you have suffered headaches from Trailhead account merges going wrong, Please be sure to tweet this article directly to @trailhead

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Introducing Salesforce User Experience Designer Certification

Matt/ June 17, 2021/ Certifications, Salesforce/ 0 comments

Last week, Salesforce surprised us with news of an exciting new certification: Salesforce Certified User Experience (UX) Designer. As part of this announcement we were also introduced to a new Designer career path. If you’re anything like me, you’ve welcomed this news with open arms, and not because we’re both designers. In fact, I’m the furthest thing from a designer!

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Orphaned CronJobDetail records breaking Scheduled Jobs in Salesforce Summer ’17

Matt/ July 20, 2017/ Salesforce/ 0 comments

For the second year in a row, we’re lucky to be among the first to discover a problem with the summer release of Salesforce, and have that problem become a known issue. Last year LightningLockerServices Critical Update. What’s the problem? I’m witnessing an issue in a sandbox we recently refreshed. We’re running a vendor product on top of Salesforce (this

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Too Clever By Half – In Support Of Paired Programming

Matt/ April 24, 2017/ Salesforce/ 0 comments

If you’re like me – a developer who is sometimes too clever by half – you’ll relate to this story. I just made some changes to a Javascript file in a static resource and when I deployed this from dev to our QA environment, I couldn’t see the fix.  After confirming the file did in fact update by checking its metadata I

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