Salesforce NPSP Volunteer Training Deliverable

The thought of letting volunteers into the PilotLightChefs Salesforce NPSP instance as users for entering gifts was too terrible to contemplate until I created a restricted volunteer profile that prevented them from doing any harm.

Here’s how I welcomed them into the fold.

Microsoft Sway Tip:  Scroll down and then zoom to full-screen to manually key through the deck’s slides.

MavensMate IDE for Apex Coding

It’s pretty nifty, and lightening -based.  Uses either Sublime Text or Visual Studio Code for the editing with automatic colors. It’s made following along with SFDC99 Apex Trigger lessons that much more fun, and underscores the power and beauty of the Lightning Experience.

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MavensMate Oauth Linked Code IDE

Send: A New Office 365 Email App

Use-case refinement to render search easier.  Use send for “bursty” fleeting communications and Outlook/Exchange for more substantive/deliberate email so that when searching for the important stuff, results aren’t cluttered by the minor stuff.

Salesforce Summer ’15 Feature for Small/Medium Business: Setup Wizard

Salesforce as a platform is radically customize-able.  So you want someone experienced to help you as your vision for your enterprise and business processes converge — ideally with your vision providing the blueprint for your systems.  That said, smaller organizations don’t always have huge implementation budgets, and so this new Setup Wizard (active for the first 90 days in new Salesforce organizations) is a nice offering, the latest in the countless ways that Salesforce.com is a customer-focused company.