Bright Ideas: October 2018

Hello, hello. Welcome to another blog in our Bright Ideas series, where we shine a light on a Salesforce community idea which we think deserves your vote. And for this idea, we’ve got something Lightning-y for you… Hey, what’s the big idea? What do we want? The ability to preview different page layouts when editing Read more about Bright Ideas: October 2018[…]

Time for Winter Wonders

With this being the temperature outside in London, and the lack of precipitation, it is difficult to think about winter. Yet the Salesforce Winter ’19 production release is just around the corner! I was preparing my take on what Chris kicked off earlier this year – the “Salesforce Weekly Bright Ideas” series – when then Read more about Time for Winter Wonders[…]

Get Comfy with the Winter ’19 Pre-Release

Sometimes the best news comes without a fanfare. Now it’s official that the entire Salesforce Weekly team will be absent from Dreamforce – but don’t worry, we can still do it remotely – we were looking for something to cheer us up and distract us from the mountains of work we currently find ourselves under. Read more about Get Comfy with the Winter ’19 Pre-Release[…]

Welcome Mats Outstaying their Welcome?

As you hopefully know by now, we here at Salesforce Weekly are big fans of Lightning. When we’re not busy working in Lightning during our day jobs, we like to share the love and the knowledge by delivering presentations like DF17’s Make the Jump to Lightning …And Get It Right First Time. But hopefully one Read more about Welcome Mats Outstaying their Welcome?[…]

Make the Jump from JavaScript

Have you made the jump to Lightning yet? No, seriously, have you? It can sometimes be tough to separate the Salesforce spin from the cold, hard reality of what’s going on in real-world orgs – so it’s hard for us to have a true idea of how many of our readers will have made the Read more about Make the Jump from JavaScript[…]

Release In Action: Summer ’18 [Video]

A few weeks back, Mike told you that – for him – Summer couldn’t come soon enough. Well, luckily for him and for you, the wait is almost over. So as both the season and its associated Summer ’18 release approach, it’s time for our traditional Salesforce Weekly video post exploring just a few of Read more about Release In Action: Summer ’18 [Video][…]

5 Things We Learned from the Lightning Product Managers AMA

Do you even Reddit, bro (or sis)? OK, gang. This week it’s once more my turn to write our weekly blog. Unlucky you! And this is the week I travel to Barcelona for the DreamOlé conference, meaning I was half-tempted to take us a little off-track and turn this week’s post into a ‘thrilling’ account Read more about 5 Things We Learned from the Lightning Product Managers AMA[…]

Bright Ideas: February 2018

I’ve got a great idea… A great idea about great ideas! Why don’t we kick off an occasional series in which we shine a light on the most interesting, the most under-appreciated, the most damn-well VOTE-WORTHY ideas floating round the Idea Exchange? Now there’s an idea… Introducing… Salesforce Weekly Bright Ideas! And here’s a good Read more about Bright Ideas: February 2018[…]

Where to find Salesforce Weekly at Dreamforce 2017

Whether you’re lucky enough to be joining us in San Francisco for this year’s Dreamforce, or whether you’re already looking forward to catching up on the session recordings online, this is where you can find your Salesforce Weekly authors in action this year… Make the Jump to Lightning …And Get It Right First Time Mike Read more about Where to find Salesforce Weekly at Dreamforce 2017[…]

Release In Action: Winter ’18 [Video]

Yesterday, Mike and I took part in our thrice-yearly challenge to get our two sets of kids to stay quiet just long enough for us to get through a webinar presentation without too many screams. And that can only mean one thing: it’s Salesforce release time! Yes, we were thrilled to be invited once more Read more about Release In Action: Winter ’18 [Video][…]