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 […]

Trailhead Zone

Trailhead Zone @CeBIT: Which Trail Should You Choose?

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. […]

Integrating the Jasper Control Center API with

Jasper's Control Center platform manages IoT devices on the mobile network, allowing mobile network operators to deliver services tailored to the requirements of connected products. Learn how the Toolkit for Jasper allows apps to manage connected devices via the Control Center platform.


Introducing the Salesforce Lightning Inspector

As any professional web app developer knows, debugging your web apps is one of the most challenging aspects of the development lifecycle. In fact, one of the driving factors behind the emergence and popularity of Google’s Chrome browser in the developer community was its superior developer tools. But as good as those tools have become, challenges […]

Salesforce Backup and Restore Essentials Part 3: Learn from a Customer’s Experience

Salesforce manages the availability of your service and provides different backup and recovery features in case you lose your data, or need to return data to a previous value. However, some customers might need to go further and opt for an automated backup and restore solution. General Electric is a customer who selected an automated […]


Lightning Components in Visualforce with Lightning Out

Lightning Out is a feature that extends Lightning Apps and acts as a bridge to surface Lightning Components in any remote web container. This means you can use your Lightning Components inside of an external site (i.e. Sharepoint or SAP), in a hybrid app built with the Mobile SDK, or even elsewhere in the App Cloud like on Heroku or in a Visualforce (VF) Page. This article covers the basics of how to put Lightning Components in Visualforce pages, and mitigate navigation for different app environments you might be using the component in simultaneously.

Upcoming Maintenance on Developer Edition sign-up for Spring ‘16

Heads up, Salesforce Developers and #AwesomeAdmins – we’ll be performing maintenance on our sign-up infrastructure this weekend to bring the Spring ’16 update to new Developer Editions and Admin Playgrounds. During this maintenance window you will not be able to sign up for brand-new accounts but you WILL be able to access your existing accounts. […]

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Salesforce Connect Reporting

Salesforce Connect (Formerly Lightning Connect) is an exciting product that allows organizations to connect external data sources to their Salesforce instance. One way this connection is done uses the OData protocol, but you can now write your own connector in Apex as well. Instead of Standard or Custom Objects, this external data is represented as […]


Bugs in Your Sandbox? Root Them Out with the New Apex Interactive Debugger!

Check out the Apex Debugger, which extends the IDE plug-in for Eclipse.