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Dallas Developers Configure Salesforce for Non-profits

The Dallas Developer User Group (#DallasSFDC) has participated in Dallas Give Camp for the past three years. During Give Camp 2015, the Dallas Developer User Group set up two non-profits this past year. This was our most ambitious effort and successful Give Camp to date. This article outlines our experiences and what we've learned over […]

This is Salesforce TrailheaDX: A new kind of developer conference

Salesforce is home to the most passionate, innovative developer community in the world. With more than 2.5 million members (and growing!), it’s the force behind more than 5.5 million apps and the industry’s largest enterprise software app store. This community is redefining how companies run and grow customer relationships. TrailheaDX, our first ever developer conference, […]

Introducing Digibe MRM for Samsung ARTIK Cloud

Last week Samsung announced the Samsung ARTIK Cloud™, a platform to connect devices to the internet and to make that data useful to consumers and to businesses. It’s a new cloud of data that can fit into an infinite number of use cases for Salesforce ISVs, app developers, and systems integrators. Together with this cloud is a new Salesforce-native […]

Dreamforce 2016 DevZone Call for Presentations is Live!

It’s that time of year again! The DevZone Call for Presentations for Dreamforce 2016 is live, and it’s time for you to submit your ideas for a killer session about your experiences and expertise. Sessions presented by community members (like you!) make up a majority of the sessions in the DevZone, and we want to […]

Heroku Connect

Getting Started with the Heroku Connect API

In this blog you will learn the basics of the new Heroku Connect API (currently in beta) and you will see from code examples how you can use the APIs to manage and monitor Heroku Connect. Intro to Heroku Connect Heroku is a great place to run customer-facing web and mobile apps that are built […]


Introducing The LockerService For Lightning Components

This is an introductory post about a new security feature for Lightning Components called "LockerService (LS)". LockerService uses various technologies and techniques to make Lightning Components secure. It will be available as a critical update as part of Summer '16 and will be enforced in Winter '17.

Get Around Dev Docs Faster

Zip around our dev docs even faster! We've made some improvements to the navigation in the Developer Docs portal.

Introducing UI Theme Detection for Lightning Experience

With Winter ‘16, Salesforce introduced Lightning Experience. To provide a more streamlined user experience, you can now use Lightning Components and the Lightning Design System, as well as Visualforce. Using these tools you can create components that are reusable across applications and devices. These new options created an opportunity for customers and partners alike to […]

Where's Astro

Where’s Astro? Trailhead Needs Your Help!

Attention, Trailblazers! Our beloved mascot Astro has gone missing and might be in grave danger. Team Trailhead needs your help to solve the mystery. Are you ready?

Wave Multi-currency Dataset

Wave Multi-Currency Datasets using Apex

In this post, we are going to show that with Apex, it's as easy as A-B-C to make Wave datasets speak € ₪ zł. There are a variety of tried-and-true ways to load data into Wave: Upload CSVs via a UI Implement ETL tools that connect to the external API Use a connector for Microsoft Excel Create a Dataflow JSON […]