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    1. How to Improve #Salesforce Application Performance

      How to Improve #Salesforce Application Performance

      Sometimes while working on a software application, an end user encounters error messages like: “An internal server error has occurred,” “Read timeout error,” and “Service unavailable.” These are performance problems that impact Customer Experience, brand perception, revenue, and have a huge impact on overall user satisfaction.

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      Mentions: CSS Apex
    2. Here Are @Appirio's Top 3 Predictions for This Year’s #Dreamforce

      Here Are @Appirio's Top 3 Predictions for This Year’s #Dreamforce

      This year, Appirio is proud to participate in our 10th Dreamforce. What began with Narinder Singh wandering around handing out newly minted business cards has become a primary way for us to connect with the Salesforce community. Appirio’s theme this year is Expect a Different Experience, and we look forward to meeting you there!

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    3. Lightning Process Builder: How to Initiate the Approval Process

      Lightning Process Builder: How to Initiate the Approval Process

      Everyone is looking forward to Winter 16 release but Salesforce’s Spring 15 release launched a new feature called Lightning Process Builder. Process Builder provides an array of actions that are executed whenever a predefined criteria is matched. Here is a list of actions provided by Process Builder.

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      Mentions: Apex
    4. Chrome Extensions Every Salesforce Admin Should Have

      Chrome Extensions Every Salesforce Admin Should Have

      In my last blog I discussed the extensions that every developer should have. But aside from those extensions, there are many useful ones that admins should learn and adopt in their day-to-day lives as Salesforce Administrators. Here is the list of a few extensions that are specially designed for administrative purposes: Many admins have to manage multiple Salesforce orgs, or multiple Salesforce accounts. Eventually, it becomes tedious to manage all those credentials.

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    5. Dynamic Approval Routing in Salesforce

      Dynamic Approval Routing in Salesforce

      An approval process is used in Salesforce to initiate one or more collaborative business processes on a Salesforce record. It is very handy to choreograph the transition of the record between various stages, with specific individuals initiating the transition. An example of a standard approval process is an Opportunity that goes from a prospective sale to a fulfilled sale, with various users at different hierarchical levels approving or rejecting the transfer of the Opportunity between the stages.

      A business process has one or more steps and each step usually has an approver (a user who has to approve or reject ...

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      Mentions: Salesforce Appirio
    6. Strategies for Building Customer Facing Salesforce Apps

      Strategies for Building Customer Facing Salesforce Apps

      There comes a time in almost every Salesforce org's life when you want to get some data from your org on to the web for customers to interact with. Let's say that you run a non-profit and you want to allow "customers" to sign up for volunteer sites and times nationwide to donate their time and services. We are going to explore a number of different ways to accomplish this goal but we are going to exclude Communities from this use case since these donors may not fit the typical customer or partner role. You may argue differently ...

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    7. Salesforce Admin Hack Series: User Object

      Salesforce Admin Hack Series: User Object

      As Admins, we all use the User object right?  So why not “hack” it up??  Michael Farrington and I return with another installment in the Salesforce Admin Hack Series.  This time we hack the User object with what we believe are some very useful “hacks.”  Hopefully you will find great value in them!  As a quick […]

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    8. Testing the Chatter API

      Testing the Chatter API

      By Mitul Patel There has always been interest to integrate with Chatter. Chatter’s business value potentially increases several fold by integrating with other enterprise applications. The Chatter API does a great job of exposing interfaces for integration. As with any development, testing Chatter integration is an important task. The Chatter API, being a REST based […]

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      Mentions: URL API Chatter
    9. Force.com CLI Fun with JSON and .jq

      Force.com CLI Fun with JSON and .jq

      Most of us at Appirio are terminal junkies so we were really excited when the Force.com CLI was announced. One of our favorite command line tools is .jq, a lightweight and flexible command-line JSON processor. My buddy and terminal Yoda, Kyle Bowerman, turned me on to this utility. jq is like sed for JSON data […]

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    10. Dreamforce 2013 Session Recap: Top 10 Salesforce Admin Hacks

      Dreamforce 2013 Session Recap: Top 10 Salesforce Admin Hacks

      By Jarrod Kingston, Appirio Salesforce MVP (@jarrodmichael) This year at Dreamforce I was honored with the privilege of co-presenting with Michael Farrington (@michaelforce) of RingLead on the Top 10 Salesforce Admin Hacks.  This was my first time ever presenting at Dreamforce and it was a lot of fun!  We had a great interactive crowd that […]

      The post Dreamforce 2013 Session Recap: Top 10 Salesforce Admin Hacks appeared first on Appirio.

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    11. Salesforce Admin Hack Series: Account Object

      Salesforce Admin Hack Series: Account Object

      Just recently I had the privilege of co-hosting a webinar with Michael Farrington(@michaelforce) of RingLead (Shout out to fellow Appirian Josh Hoskins for hooking us up). This was part of RingLead’s Salesforce Admin Hack Series where they had previously covered hacks for the Lead and Opportunity objects. For this webinar we focused on hacks for the Account object. We had a great turnout having at one point nearly 350 attendees. Let’s go ahead and take a look at the hacks we shared below:

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      Mentions: Appirio
    12. Excerpt from the CloudSpokes Blog: First Look – Salesforce.com Aura UI Framework

      Excerpt from the CloudSpokes Blog: First Look – Salesforce.com Aura UI Framework

      Fun stuff coming out of Salesforce as we ramp up to Dreamforce! I had the opportunity to sit in on the “Intro to Aura” webinar a few hours ago and I thought I would blog on some key points that I came away with after the whirlwind hour. First of all […]

       

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