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Posted by on Dec 15, 2015 in Community Leaders, Featured Blogs, Salesforce Success Community | 2 comments

Know Your Answers Community Leaders- Atul Gupta

  Welcome to the awesome Salesforce Answers Community Leaders blog series!! Inspired by Blog Series – Kevin Bacon by Eric ,Girly Geek By Lauren ,Admin Hero By Brent  & the Answers Community forum of which I have been part from a long time,I decided to put this series and I hope that Stories of  our Answers Community Leaders will motivate and inspire other Salesforce Community Members to contribute to community and know the guys who answer their questions 🙂 Special thanks to Eric and Phoebe  for helping me for getting started. So here I am with my fourth post in this Series introducing – Atul Gupta. You can connect with him on Twitter ,Linked In, Success community and his blogs  as well. Tell Us About Yourself ? Right out of college I was hired by Accenture where I got introduced to Salesforce. They told me that I can create whole Enterprise Applications by just Point and Click. Till then, I was only familiar with the Code your way to creating an Application paradigm.I became curious. I was fortunate to get Salesforce Developer Training in the starting...

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Posted by on Dec 11, 2015 in Featured Blogs, Salesforce Formulas Examples, Tutorials | 2 comments

Learn Salesforce Formulas with Examples – Part 6

Learn Salesforce Formulas with Examples – Part 6 is a part of the Blog Series inspired by a lot of problems related to formulas posted in Answers Community .Main motive for this blog is not to teach you how to begin with formula but how to keep a grip and make a better understanding on it..So stay tuned and I will be providing a lot of examples with explanations in this series which would help you understand more about formulas Example 26   User is trying to create a formula to find out  how many days have passed between the qualifying date and the close date of an opportunity before it is filled. (5 * (FLOOR( ( CloseDate - DATE( 1900, 1, 8) ) / 7 ) ) + MIN( 5, MOD( CloseDate - DATE( 1900, 1, 8), 7 ) )) - (5 * ( FLOOR( ( DATEVALUE(CreatedDate) - DATE( 1900, 1, 8) ) / 7 ) ) + MIN( 5, MOD( DATEVALUE(CreatedDate) - DATE( 1900, 1, 8), 7 ) )...

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Posted by on Nov 30, 2015 in Featured Blogs, Tutorials | 34 comments

10 Things To Know About Apex Triggers in Salesforce

  [Things2Know# 1] What on earth these Apex Triggers mean? Apex Trigger is an apex code that gets executed whenever a specific DML operation is performed on an Object record. It allow developers to programmatically check for duplicate records, update fields across objects, automate the creation of new records based on criteria, and much more. [Things2Know# 2]  When to Use Apex Triggers? So this is a big question.Ideally,Apex Triggers are used when the requirement is not fulfilled by declarative operations such as workflow,process builder etc.As a best practice always look for declarative approach , But most of the developers who are not aware of the declarative approaches always go for triggers. As a practice go for wokflows/flows first and  then the process builder(this is a new but an awesome feature which has brought renaissance to the world of Salesforce Development).I love the series-Learning Process Builder  by Rakesh Gupta which has many scenarios explaining how process builder works.   [Things2Know# 3]  Know about the  basic syntax of a Trigger:   /*...

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Posted by on Nov 15, 2015 in Community Leaders, Featured Blogs, Salesforce Success Community | 0 comments

Know Your Answers Community Leaders- Brian Makas

Being Inspired by Blog Series – Kevin Bacon by Eric ,Girly Geek By Lauren ,Admin Hero By Brent  & the Answers Community forum of which I have been part from a long time,I decided to put a blog series on our awesome Salesforce Answers Community Leaders. I hope that Salesforce Community Members,Learners,Aspirants,Experts and others will get motivated and inspired by the Stories of  our Community Leaders and will help them know better our Leaders who are addicted to answering their questions. Special thanks to Eric and Phoebe  for helping me for getting started.  So here I am with my third  post in this Series introducing –Brian Makas. You can connect with him on Twitter , and our  Success community as well.     Tell Us About Yourself ? I’m a Director of Marketing Technology  working out of New York City and have been working with Salesforce.com since 2006. When we first brought Salesforce.com in house we had two very simple goals.  First of all we needed a place to make a list of all of our...

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Posted by on Oct 23, 2015 in Featured Blogs, Tutorials, Whats Happening | 1 comment

Internet of Things (IoT) Cloud: Salesforce Announces this Dreamforce

  An unexpected but not that surprising (I am saying this bcoz being the most innovative company,if Salesforce won’t then who else?) ,This Dreamforce  Salesforce introduced Internet Of Things Cloud.Yes you heard it correct it is just like one of our Sales Cloud,Service Cloud,Marketing Cloud etc. What is Internet of Things? As per Wiki says “The Internet of Things (IoT) is the network of physical objects or “things” embedded with electronics, software, sensors, and network connectivity, which enables these objects to collect and exchange data.The Internet of Things allows objects to be sensed and controlled remotely across existing network infrastructure,creating opportunities for more direct integration between the physical world and computer-based systems, and resulting in improved efficiency, accuracy and economic benefit.Each thing is uniquely identifiable through its embedded computing system but is able to interoperate within the existing Internet infrastructure. “   And like the Internet, it will create huge opportunities for companies ready to exploit it. Networking giant Cisco predicts that the opportunity represented by the Internet of Things will...

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