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 […]

Upcoming Maintenance on Developer Edition sign-up

Heads up, Salesforce Developers - we’ll be performing maintenance on our Developer Edition sign-up infrastructure this weekend. During this maintenance window you will not be able to create a brand-new Developer Edition. You will still be able to access any existing Developer Edition. This maintenance is needed in order to bring you the Winter '16 […]


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You've probably heard of Salesforce, but what about The platform of choice for agencies and brand advertisers, helps you create highly effective advertising campaigns that drive real business results from your ad investment. Active Audiences allows you to unlock your own customer data to more effectively communicate and generate value from your CRM […]


Inside Innovation: Technology and Products

When you hear the word innovation, technology may be the first thing that comes to mind. But, we believe innovation should be built into everything we do – including our engineering culture. We have an entire team dedicated to culture and innovation, and a key area of focus is our internal innovation programs: Opportunity Open Market and PTOn! Both of these programs […]

Create your own Lightning Progress Bar

Create your own Lightning Progress Bar using Javascript and bootstrap

Text Classification: When Not to Use Machine Learning

Machine learning is a great approach for many text classification problems. For example, the problem of classifying an email as “spam” or “not spam”, based on its textual content. The following is not one of them. Consider the problem of classifying a job title into a rank from C-level, VP-level, Director-level, Manager-level, or Staff. Below […]


Mass Update Leads Using the Lightning Component Framework

In this blog we will see how we can easily search and update the status of multiple Leads using Lightning Components. These components provide you with the options of searching Leads, updating the Status for selected Leads, and assigning the selected Leads to yourself. Below is a screenshot of the Mass Update component. Installing the […]

Dreamforce 2015 DevZone to You

Can't make it to the DevZone this year?  We've still got you covered! During Dreamforce we will post a few blogs that take you on a tour of the DevZone and introduce you to some of the exciting elements and makers in the space. We will also issue a Trailhead Challenge, so keep scrolling for today's badge! […]

Microsoft Camps Out in the Developer Zone at Dreamforce 2015

This is a guest blog post by Microsoft, a sponsor of the Developer Zone at Dreamforce 2015. As a continuation of the partnership between Salesforce and Microsoft, we’re happy to have the opportunity to have a big presence in the Developer Zone at Dreamforce 2015 taking place Sept 15-18.  Additionally, we have several sessions to […]

Challenge yourself with Mini Hacks and win prizes at Hack HQ

Awesomeness Alert! ​P​resenting Dreamforce ‘15 DevZone Mini Hacks! Your DevZone Quest just got more exciting! ​​As you may​ ​already know, this year’s Dreamforce is bigger and better than ever before and so is our DevZone ​Hack HQ​ ​Area. We look forward to seeing you there! ​ ​ For those ​of ​you who have not experienced […]