Heroku Connect Demo Edition Dashboard

Test Drive Heroku Connect – Demo Edition is Here

You can get started with Heroku Connect Demo Edition today! Just make sure you have a Heroku account and Salesforce Developer Edition account and use the Heroku Button below. In a matter of minutes you will have your Salesforce data synchronized into a Postgres database on Heroku, ready to be the data store for any application you want to build.

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Access Salesforce Data From External Sources with Lightning Connect

Learn how External Objects provide a live connection to external data sources so your data is always up to date, how you can access them the same way as Standard and Custom Objects in list views, detail pages, record feeds, Apex and Visualforce, and create relationships between External Objects and Standard or Custom Objects to seamlessly integrate legacy data.

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What Is A Gack?

If you’ve been around Salesforce long enough, you have probably encountered a screen saying "An internal server error has occurred." That screen is what we call a GACK. This message is part of an elaborate system for efficiently bringing these events to the attention of R&D. Click to learn about that system

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Salesforce1 Lightning Overview

Learn where and how the Salesforce1 Lightning tools including Lightning Components; Lightning App Builder; Lightning Connect and Lightning Process Builder can speed development, increase productivity and help connect you to all of your data.

Lightning Developer Week - Register now

Salesforce1 Lightning Developer Week Strikes 100 Cities Worldwide

During the week of March 9 over 100 Salesforce developer groups, user groups, and non-profit user groups across the globe will rally to get hands-on with Lightning tools and network with each other.

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Apex Continuations: Asynchronous Callouts from Visualforce Pages

Asynchronous Callouts, generally available with Spring '15, are a new Apex feature that allow you to escape the limit of ten concurrent long-running callouts, where 'long-running' means 'more than five seconds'. Discover how you can use Asynchronous Callouts with JavsScript Remoting.

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Geolocation Field Types in Salesforce1 Platform

The Force.com geolocation field type is a native field type that customers can use to encode locations with geolocation coordinates. The Spring ‘15 release makes geolocation fields generally available.

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Simplified Package Installer with Release and Post Install Notes

Ever since managed packages were rolled out several years ago, the installation process has been following a multi-step wizard. Though this process is interactive, ISVs and admins alike have been asking to make this simpler and shorter - much like installing an app to your mobile device.

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Learn Salesforce with Trailhead and Challenge Yourself on the Force.com Platform

Meet Trailhead, a fast & easy way to get started with building cloud apps on the Salesforce1 Platform. Track your progress through an interactive learning path via points & badges! Plus, explore newly released content & features.