Introducing Lightning Connect Custom Adapters

Lightning Connect came out in Winter '15 and introduced a new way to integrate Salesforce with external data. It allows you to create a new kind of object that provides a live view of data residing in external systems. Until now, you were limited to integrating with OData web services, forcing you to build or buy […]


Introducing the Trailhead Contest for ISV and SI Partners 2015

If you're an ISV or SI Partner, take Trailhead to the next level and win some sweet prizes! From now until Dreamforce, we’re hosting monthly contests that challenge you to earn Trailhead badges for a chance to win an Apple Watch Sport or a special edition Trailhead hoodie.

Developer Checklist

Developer Practices Checklist

Use this developer checklist while planning or writing Visualforce and Apex platform code to make sure you're covering all your bases.

Creating Lightning Components by Salesforce University

Creating Lightning Components: Wrapping It Up

Don Robins wraps up the series on creating Creating Lightning Components, discussing some additional kinds of events in the Lightning Component Framework, and suggest some next steps of a learning path.

Learn Salesforce with Trailhead

Trailhead: A New Approach to Learning Salesforce

If you've ever wished for an easier way to learn about Salesforce, take a look at Trailhead. Trailhead provides developers and administrators a guided, learning path through the key features of Salesforce, using a set of interactive, online tutorials.


Salesforce London World Tour Admin & Dev Zones – Quick Guide

There are so many opportunities to learn about the Salesforce1 Platform, share your experiences and have fun at this years Salesforce London World Tour. Its our biggest event yet for London and the first time we are running an Admin Zone alongside the Developer Zone.  With thousands of people expected to join us, its going […]

Introducing the Lightning.anyDB Connector – Data Democracy Fueled by Salesforce Lightning Connect

Lightning.anyDB exposes JPA database objects as an OData service, helping Salesforce Lightning Connect access data trapped in back office systems.

Data Scientist wins first place!

Salesforce Data Scientist Wins First Prize!

Salesforce Data Scientist Quoc Le wins Driven-Data's data science competition to save the world.

Easy IoT: Getting Started with the Electric Imp Salesforce Library

Electric Imp recently released a library allowing easy access to Salesforce from their IoT platform. This blog entry, the first in a pair, shows to upsert a record in Salesforce triggered by a button press on the imp.