Best Way to Generate Lots of Fake Test Data for Force.com Orgs

UPDATE on 11/16/2022 – This post was written several years ago and is still very popular on my blog, so I decided to do an update. If you are working for a non-profit and using the Nonprofit Success Pack (NPSP) and CumulusCI, then you should strongly consider looking into open-source Snowfakery to generate fake dataContinue reading “Best Way to Generate Lots of Fake Test Data for Force.com Orgs”

Workaround for Issue Debugging LWC in Chrome Dev Tools After Winter 2023

 🤯 This weekend, I discovered an issue trying to debug a Lightning Web Component in the Chrome debugger tools. UPDATE on 11/13/2022: Salesforce includes a way to automatically disable LWS for your scratch orgs through the security settings in your config/project-scratch-def.json file. You will simply need to add a sessionSetting for lockerServiceNext set to false.Continue reading “Workaround for Issue Debugging LWC in Chrome Dev Tools After Winter 2023”

Top Five Best Practices for Lightning Web Components

👏🏽 The following best practices are in order of importance. # 1 – Always Cache Data Lightning web components offer two ways to cache data. The first is to use Lightning Data Service, which automatically handles security for you. The best part is that you do not have to write any Apex classes – especiallyContinue reading “Top Five Best Practices for Lightning Web Components”

Salesforce Security – Build a Record Sharing Model – Post 3

This post extends on Prepare for the Salesforce Sharing and Visibility Exam – Understand the Salesforce Sharing Model – Post 2, in which I introduced you to the Salesforce Record Sharing model for internal users. In this post, I will walk you through what to do to create a record sharing model in your own SalesforceContinue reading “Salesforce Security – Build a Record Sharing Model – Post 3”

Prepare for the Salesforce Sharing and Visibility Exam – Understand the Salesforce Sharing Model – Post 2

Welcome back to the second post for this series. In this post you will be introduced to the Salesforce Record Sharing Model for internal users. This will involve sharing Salesforce data across users, groups and roles. In this series, I will be sharing highlights from courses that are part of the Salesforce Certified Sharing and VisibilityContinue reading “Prepare for the Salesforce Sharing and Visibility Exam – Understand the Salesforce Sharing Model – Post 2”

Prepare for the Salesforce Certified Sharing and Visibility exam – Getting Started – Post 1

In this series, I will be sharing highlights from courses that are part of the Salesforce Certified Sharing and Visibility Designer Skill Path on Pluralsight. The skill path is designed to help anyone trying to pursue the Salesforce Sharing and Visibility Designer certification. The first course in the series, Salesforce Security: Getting Started, will useContinue reading “Prepare for the Salesforce Certified Sharing and Visibility exam – Getting Started – Post 1”

New Course on Managing Account Access with Salesforce Territory Management

This course is one of several, designed to prepare you on your journey towards completing the Salesforce Certified Sharing and Visibility Designer Exam. In this course, you will learn how to successfully setup a Territory model using Salesforce’s Enterprise Territory Management. By the end of the course, you will know how to do the following:Continue reading “New Course on Managing Account Access with Salesforce Territory Management”