Making a Salesforce Opportunity leaderboard is possible, but I’ve seen some cases where the standard filters don’t work well enough. It is easy enough to make a report that shows “My Accounts,” “My Opportunities,” and others. Let’s look at some of the standard options: According to the documentation, My Opportunities – Searches ONLY the opportunities you […]
One of the most interesting – but least explained – features of Summer 13 (184) is Chatter Actions. There are three kinds of actions (Yes, you thought there were two, but there are more!) and after writing a few of each, here are some examples. The documentation is, as of this writing, both incomplete and […]
I love Chatter. I love the way that it is a game-changer. I think that Chatter is a powerful tool. But as Peter Parker's Uncle Ben said, "With great power comes great responsibility," and with the possibility of great rewards from Chatter comes great risks. First I'll list my conclusions, just so there's no misunderstanding. […]
Yesterday, I enabled the new Opportunity page layout in my Developer Spring ’10 Preview org, and it took a few steps, so I thought I’d share them with you. Firstly, you’ll need to contact salesforce.com to get this feature enabled. Then be patient. It takes a minute or two for the update to propagate. Clearly, […]
Today, Developer Force (http://developer.force.com) released its new library. Here are a few of them. All can be found at http://wiki.developerforce.com/index.php/Documentation. Workbook http://www.salesforce.com/us/developer/docs/workbook/index.htm Fundamentals http://www.salesforce.com/us/developer/docs/fundamentals/index.htm Cookbook http://www.salesforce.com/us/developer/docs/cookbook/index.htm Apex Advanced Code Example http://www.salesforce.com/us/developer/docs/apexcode/Content/apex_shopping_cart_example.htm https://sites.secure.force.com/appexchange/listingDetail?listingId=a0N30000001saDCEAY And many more to come!
The Summer09 prerelease orgs are here, so get yours now! Upon first look, something cool stood out and merits immediate posting:
Dashboards are improved. The colors are more vivid, there’s detail in the bars and pie chart wedges, and… pie charts can now display the actual and percentage values!
Google has invited developers to participate in Developer Preview Releases for the Visualization API
I’m working on an event registration application for the Sites Developer Challenge, and it involves a validation that the registrant’s email exists in a Contact record. Remembering that Steve Andersen had run into some obstacles with Contact.Email visibility, I decided to check the guest profile for Contact Field Level Security. Here’s what I found: If […]