Calling all developers! Welcome back to Dreamforce! The developer relations team can not wait to share what’s in store for you at Dreamforce 2022. Everyone is busily working to bring you a program of engaging sessions and experiences, whether you attend in person or watch it on Salesforce+. We’ve put this handy guide together for you to get the most out of your Dreamforce experience. Can’t wait to see you there and celebrate our community!

Developer Day 0 Party

Meet us in the Developer Galaxy to celebrate 20 years of Dreamforce among your fellow dev kind! You’ll be in stellar company as developer superstars from across Salesforce, MuleSoft, Slack, and Tableau unite. Join us the night before Dreamforce kicks off for food, drinks, and fun with the community.

📆 Mark your calendars: September 19, 7:00 p.m. PT @ Temple SF
Click to register for Dev Day 0

The Future of Development Keynote

The Salesforce Developer Keynote should be the cornerstone of your Dreamforce experience. The energy, innovation, and customer stories will be truly inspiring.

We’ll show you how you can use the full power of Salesforce Customer 360 to drive impact at your company, in your career, and in your communities. You’ll see live demos of the latest features for developers in action, learn practical tips from your peers, and leave with insight and inspiration to blaze your trail with Salesforce.

If you’ll be following along from home, catch the entire keynote as it is live-streamed on Salesforce+.

🎤 Featured speakers: Christophe Coenraets, Andy Fawcett, Ananya Jha, Sue Berry, Jeremiah Peoples, Greg Whitworth
📅 Mark your calendars: September 20, 1:00 p.m. PT
Click to add the Future of Development Keynote to your agenda

Skill-up on the Developer Track

For 2022, the Developer Track has a mix of 20-minute theater sessions in the Developer Theater and 40-minute breakout sessions! You’ll learn important skills and knowledge from both the experts who built the products and your peers in the community who have mastered them.

Expect to take in best practices, tips, and plenty of inspiration from developers around the world. And there’s something for everyone, no matter which topics you’re passionate about! We have sessions for all levels (beginner, intermediate, advanced) across all features and topics: Automation, Salesforce Flow, MuleSoft RPA, Digital Transformation, DevOps Center, Salesforce and AWS, Anypoint Code Builder, Slack, Lightning Web Components, and more.

📍 The Developer Theater sessions will be in the Developer Grove on the first floor of Moscone West. Developer Track breakout sessions will be on the second floor of Moscone West. Be sure to check your agenda for exact room locations. And for the first time, we’ll be streaming some developer track sessions on Salesforce+! Watch it live or watch the replay later.

Some can’t-miss sessions

To find these sessions in the Dreamforce catalog, select “Roles” in the left navigation and check “Developer” to see all sessions tagged for developers.

Develop APIs Faster with Anypoint Code Builder
Speakers: Simone Geib and Rohan Vettiankal
What to expect: Learn about the upcoming open beta release of Anypoint Code Builder, MuleSoft’s next-generation IDE for designing, developing, and deploying APIs and integrations.
Click to add this session to your agenda

Developer Luminary: The New Pub/Sub API
Speaker: Tyson Read
What to expect: The Pub/Sub API is the latest way to build event-driven integrations with Salesforce. Come learn about the new features that this API has to offer and how Salesforce is building for scale. Immediately afterward, there will be a 20-minute Q&A led by Tyson at the Developer Campfire.
Click to add this session to your agenda

What You Need to Know About Back, Front, and End-to-End Tests
Speaker: Philippe Ozil
What to expect: Learn how to go from back-end tests with Apex to front-end tests with Jest and Lightning Web Components, and we’ll cover end-to-end (E2E) tests with the UI Testing Automation Model (UTAM).
Click to add this session to your agenda

Getting Started with Salesforce DevOps
Speakers: Gilson Canario and Nicolás Piccolo
What to expect: Are you looking to start adopting DevOps practices but not sure how to get started? Come hear how you can begin taking steps today to start yourself on a journey of Salesforce DevOps.
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Working with CORS and CSP to Call APIs from LWC
Speakers: Aditya Naag Topalli
What to expect: In this session, we’ll explore the reason behind common API errors and how to fix them. Join this session for an in-depth look into how to successfully use these integration techniques.
Click to add this session to your agenda

Salesforce on Salesforce Functions
Speakers: Christopher Marino and Ben Gray
What to expect: Learn how Salesforce is using Functions internally to identify object duplications and reduce data redundancy on over 100,000 accounts every day.
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Unlock Developer Productivity with Modern Tooling
Speakers: Mohith Shrivastava
What to expect: This session will show you how to use Code Builder and DevOps Center to rapidly build and deploy Salesforce apps while maintaining governance and change management.
Click to add this session to your agenda

Ask Me Anything with Salesforce Developers
Speakers: Peter Chittum, Christie Fidura, Gursev Singh Kalra, and Ben Sklar
This session will be the best place to get your answers at Dreamforce ‘22 — from our top experts. Join this theater session with a panel of Salesforce Developer Advocates who will take your questions live.
Click to add this session to your agenda

What to expect in the Developer Grove

The Developer Grove is your home for the developer community during Dreamforce.

Join us to get hands-on with the Mini Hacks. Build LWCs with external JS libraries. Create a custom plugin for the Unified CLI. Integrate with the Slack Digital HQ. Build a custom Tableau Data Viz and embed it in Salesforce. And this year we’re encouraging you to hack with a partner. As always for Mini Hacks, we will have product experts on hand to help you successfully complete these fun, bite-sized, hands-on projects.

The Developer Campfire features interactive talks every 30 minutes. You’ll learn about important open source projects and developer tools for the Salesforce Platform, MuleSoft, Slack, and Tableau. You’ll also get to dive deeper with extended Q&A sessions on Web Standards, Apex Debuggers, Salesforce CLI, and the Pub/Sub API.

Members of the Developer Relations team will be in the Developer Grove for the duration of Dreamforce, so stop by to say “Hi.” We’d love to see you!

Dev Game Night

Are you smarter than a developer advocate? Come test your knowledge in a fun game of Dev Trivia, and compete for a chance to win bragging rights and cool prizes.

📅 Mark your calendars: September 20, 5:00 p.m. PT in the Developer Theater
Click to add Dev Game Night to your agenda

Winter ’23 Release Readiness Live: Developer Preview!

Release Readiness Live is in-person at Dreamforce ‘22! Learn the top features for developers from the Winter ’23 release. We’ll dive into new GraphQL APIs, building external actions for account engagements with Apex, and upcoming updates to Salesforce Flow, including embedding Screen flows in LWC. This will be followed by a live Q&A where you can get all of your questions answered.

🎤 Featured speakers: Danielle Larregui, Rene Winkelmeyer, Suvda Myagmar, Sam Reynard, and Christopher Cornett
📅 Mark your calendars: September 22, 11:00 a.m. PT
Click to add RRL to your agenda

Main Show Keynote and True to the Core

Dreamforce will officially kick off on Tuesday, September 20, with the Dreamforce Main Keynote featuring Co-CEOs Marc Benioff and Bret Taylor, along with special guests!

And on Thursday, September 22, True to the Core returns for Dreamforce 2022! Join Co-Founder and CTO Parker Harris, Chief Product Officer David Schmaier, and product leaders for a live Q&A forum about our product roadmap.

If you’ve never attended, True to the Core is a great session for developers to ask questions and hear answers from our product managers. One thing that will remain “core” to True to the Core is that there will be lots of questions!

📅 Mark your calendars: September 20, 10:00 a.m. PT
Click to add the Keynote to your agenda

📆 Mark your calendars: September 22, 12:00 p.m. PT
Click to add True to the Core to your agenda

Get even more content on Salesforce+

This year, Salesforce+ will have a LIVE broadcast experience! That’s right, for all three days, there will be two channels, 72 hours of live broadcast, and global takeovers.

In addition to the live experience, this year, 200+ on-demand sessions will be available and packed with exclusive content and moments. Excited? You should be! Watch the Dreamforce dev content live or watch the replay later.

Get ready now!

What are you waiting for? Here are steps you can take today to get ready for Dreamforce ‘22!

  1. Start thinking about which products or features you want to get more information about. What projects do you plan to take on in the upcoming year that could benefit from tips and best practices?
  2. Plan, plan, plan! Take a look at Agenda Builder, read about all the available sessions, and start planning your Dreamforce ’22 schedule.
  3. Make sure you add the Future of Development Keynote to your agenda.
  4. Connect with your peers in the Developer Trailblazer Community Group.
  5. If you’re not attending in person, be sure to register for the Salesforce+ experience.
  6. Follow @SalesforceDevs on Twitter and LinkedIn for more updates.

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