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Cross-Object Owner Fields: A Powerful New Formula Option

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Cross-Object Owner Formulas

There is a little new feature that is set to arrive in the Summer 13 release that garners only half a page of the release notes, but creates an extremely important opportunity for projects wanting to maximize their time and resources by leveraging clicks before code.

In the past, Owner was a troublesome relationship field. Most relationship fields support cross-object formula references to access related parent data, but until the Summer 13 release, this has not been the case with Owner. Almost every sObject has this field, and in many, Owner can only be a… Continue┬áreading

The Admin Setup: It’s A Small World After All

The Force.com admin setup menu can be overwhelming at first; however, just like a new city seems smaller as you learn your way around, so does the admin setup. This article outlines the setup briefly and contains a short video that gives a brief overview of: how to navigate the setup tree, how to get the most use out of the Force.com setup homepage, and where to find key elements for app development. Continue reading

Is the Build and Deploy a Free Cloud App track and Cloudforce right for you?

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Are you wondering whether the Build and Deploy A Free Cloud App track at next weeks Cloudforce and Developer Conference in San Jose is right for you? Have a look at some of the questions I have received over the past week about who should attend and what you will gain from the sessions. Continue reading