Peter Chittum's Blog Posts

First Impressions with Salesforce DX and Source Driven Development

Salesforce DX provides development teams with an integrated, end-to-end lifecycle for high-performance agile development – designed to be open and flexible so you can build together with tools you love. The project was announced at Dreamforce 2016 and since then there has been a lot of interest across the entire Salesforce developer community. A few […]

Eli Lilly Discovers Next Generation Technology Trailblazers

Eli Lilly UK

Recently I had the opportunity to meet university students on their placement year at Eli Lilly UK.  In their first five weeks at Eli Lilly, the students had already put two Salesforce apps into production.  True Trailblazers!  I sat in on a lunch and learn where they took other young developers at Eli Lilly through […]

Meet our New EMEA Developer Evangelists

The EMEA team are excited to welcome two new members to the Developer Evangelist team: René Winkelmeyer and Philippe Ozil. René Winkelmeyer (Germany) René comes to Salesforce from having been Head of Engineering for a mobile security company. His focus was on mobile device and application management. Prior to that he has worn many hats and […]

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 There […]

Trailhead Zone @CeBIT: Which Trail Should You Choose?

Trailhead Zone

Trailhead is the interactive learning environment that is changing how people learn enterprise software. It offers fun and interactive challenges, telling you immediately when you’ve solved the problem at hand. Thousands of admins and developers have earned badges solving challenges on Trailhead. Trailhead Zone offers a live experience of Trailhead for Salesforce Admins and Developers. […]

Trailhead Zone comes to CeBIT 2016

Grab your compass and map! Trailhead Zone will be coming to CeBIT this year as part of the Salesforce World Tour @ CeBIT 14-18 March.

Important Change to Lightning Components in Winter 16

It’s been a year now since Lightning Components were Beta, just before Dreamforce 14. And as we like to do in Developer Relations, we’ve been doing everything we can to help developers adjust, adapt to, and adopt this exciting new UI technology. But there is an important change coming in Winter 16 that everyone should […]

Platform Encryption – Native Encryption at Rest Live in all EMEA Environments

In the Summer 15 Salesforce release the much anticipated feature Platform Encryption, bringing native encryption at rest of data and files went live. But not everywhere! For  developers firing up a new Developer Edition org based in EMEA (on the eu5 instance) hoping to try it out, there was some disappointment. It turns out there was a […]

The Gift of Code


You are a developer. You build applications. Those are valuable skills. But these skills can benefit more than your career. Whether you’re an experienced Salesforce Developer, or just learning the ropes, your expertise can also benefit our thousands of Salesforce Foundation customers who need help customizing their Salesforce org. Why not give some of your time […]

AngularJS and Salesforce1 at Dreamforce 14

Whether you are a Salesforce developer wanting to learn AngularJS or an AngularJS developer learning of the Salesforce1 platform, these sessions at Dreamforce 2014 will help you see how these two technologies are forming the backbone of custom web development in the Salesforce developer community, and in Enterprise apps.