Dreamforce 2016 DevZone Call for Presentations is Live!

It’s that time of year again! The DevZone Call for Presentations for Dreamforce 2016 is live, and it’s time for you to submit your ideas for a killer session about your experiences and expertise. Sessions presented by community members (like you!) make up a majority of the sessions in the DevZone, and we want to […]

Heroku Connect

Getting Started with the Heroku Connect API

In this blog you will learn the basics of the new Heroku Connect API (currently in beta) and you will see from code examples how you can use the APIs to manage and monitor Heroku Connect. Intro to Heroku Connect Heroku is a great place to run customer-facing web and mobile apps that are built […]


Introducing The LockerService For Lightning Components

This is an introductory post about a new security feature for Lightning Components called "LockerService (LS)". LockerService uses various technologies and techniques to make Lightning Components secure. It will be available as a critical update as part of Summer '16 and will be enforced in Winter '16.

Get Around Dev Docs Faster

Zip around our dev docs even faster! We've made some improvements to the navigation in the Developer Docs portal.

Introducing UI Theme Detection for Lightning Experience

With Winter ‘16, Salesforce introduced Lightning Experience. To provide a more streamlined user experience, you can now use Lightning Components and the Lightning Design System, as well as Visualforce. Using these tools you can create components that are reusable across applications and devices. These new options created an opportunity for customers and partners alike to […]

Where's Astro

Where’s Astro? Trailhead Needs Your Help!

Attention, Trailblazers! Our beloved mascot Astro has gone missing and might be in grave danger. Team Trailhead needs your help to solve the mystery. Are you ready?

Wave Multi-currency Dataset

Wave Multi-Currency Datasets using Apex

In this post, we are going to show that with Apex, it's as easy as A-B-C to make Wave datasets speak € ₪ zł. There are a variety of tried-and-true ways to load data into Wave: Upload CSVs via a UI Implement ETL tools that connect to the external API Use a connector for Microsoft Excel Create a Dataflow JSON […]

Trailhead at CeBIT Theater Schedule

CeBIT is less than a week away! Every day the Trailhead Theater will have a full program with talks to help introduce anyone to using Salesforce App Cloud. Core Talks all Week The core program of Trailhead Theater will be comprised of the following four talks which will repeat all week long. Build Applications with Force.com There […]


Disabling TLS 1.0: Preparing Mobile SDK Apps for the Big Change

In early 2017, Salesforce will disable TLS 1.0 and will begin using TLS 1.1/1.2 exclusively. This change is slated to occur on the following schedule:  Sandbox Instances June 25, 2016, at 9:30 AM PDT (16:30 UTC) Production Instances March 4, 2017, at 9:30 AM PST (17:30 UTC) Details for this change are publicly available in […]

Salesforce Connect: A Look Behind the Curtain

Salesforce Connect allows you to get a 360-degree view of your customer within Salesforce, even if your data exists in another system. In this blog we'll show you the queries that Salesforce Connect generates as you interact with the different capabilities of the platform. While you don't need to know about these "black box" queries when using the standard […]