Salesforce Trailhead: Approach with Caution

As a former member of the Trailhead team, I am hesitant to write this, but I think it is an important thing for people to be aware of. If you have been using Trailhead for longer than a year, then you need to be aware of these pretty serious limitations. While you can retake challengesContinue reading “Salesforce Trailhead: Approach with Caution”

Top 5 Tips for Working with Salesforce Extensions for Visual Studio Code

After spending quite a lot of time working with the Salesforce Extensions for Visual Studio Code and discovering many hidden gems, here is a list of my top 5 tips. Hope they help you in your development journey. #1 – Install the Expanded Extension Pack This VERY handy version of the regular Salesforce Extension Pack,Continue reading “Top 5 Tips for Working with Salesforce Extensions for Visual Studio Code”

Lightning Tip: Always Create Admin Friendly Lightning Components

In case you did not realize, Salesforce Lightning components can be one of two flavors: Aura components – Launched in 2015 and up until early 2019 were called Lightning components. Lightning web components (LWC’s) – Launched in 2019 and are considered the future of Salesforce development. Design for Configurability Whichever flavor you select, the tipContinue reading “Lightning Tip: Always Create Admin Friendly Lightning Components”

Moving to Lightning? Should you learn about Aura or LWC?

EDIT: The following post was edited on 5/22/2021 I have had a few people ask me this question and I think it is a good one, so I wanted to answer it in a post. First of all, for anyone not sure what the difference is between Aura and LWC, you might want to checkoutContinue reading “Moving to Lightning? Should you learn about Aura or LWC?”

New Pluralsight Course: Getting Started Customizing Salesforce with Lightning Aura Components

I am very proud to announce the release of my latest Pluralsight course, “Customizing Salesforce with Lightning Aura Components“. This is actually a total re-write of my most popular course, “Customizing Salesforce with Lightning Components”, released in 2017. The key word change in the title is the addition of the word, “Aura“. This course isContinue reading “New Pluralsight Course: Getting Started Customizing Salesforce with Lightning Aura Components”

Post 5 – Customizing Salesforce with Lightning Aura Components Series

This will be the last of a series of posts I will be doing over the next few weeks. This particular post will cover working with the new Salesforce Mobile App. The series will all lead up to the introduction of my new course titled, “Customizing Salesforce with Lightning Aura Components” from Pluralsight. This courseContinue reading “Post 5 – Customizing Salesforce with Lightning Aura Components Series”

Post 4 – Customizing Salesforce with Lightning Aura Components Series

This will be the fourth of a series of posts I will be doing over the next few weeks. This particular post will cover working with the Record Form Base Lightning Component. The series will all lead up to the introduction of my new course titled, “Customizing Salesforce with Lightning Aura Components” from Pluralsight. ThisContinue reading “Post 4 – Customizing Salesforce with Lightning Aura Components Series”

Post 3 – Customizing Salesforce with Lightning Aura Components Series

This will be the third of a series of posts I will be doing over the next few weeks. This particular post will cover working with Salesforce Data. The series will all lead up to the introduction of my new course titled, “Customizing Salesforce with Lightning Aura Components” from Pluralsight. This course is a totalContinue reading “Post 3 – Customizing Salesforce with Lightning Aura Components Series”

Post 2 – Customizing Salesforce with Lightning Aura Components series

This will be the second of a series of posts I will be doing over the next few weeks. They will all lead up to the introduction of my new course titled, “Customizing Salesforce with Lightning Aura Components” from Pluralsight. This course is a total re-write of my most popular course, “Customizing Salesforce with LightningContinue reading “Post 2 – Customizing Salesforce with Lightning Aura Components series”

Post 1 – Customizing Salesforce with Lightning Aura Components series

This will be the first of a series of posts I will be doing over the next few weeks. They will all lead up to the introduction of my new course titled, “Customizing Salesforce with Lightning Aura Components” from Pluralsight. This course is a total re-write of my most popular course (so far), “Customizing SalesforceContinue reading “Post 1 – Customizing Salesforce with Lightning Aura Components series”