I am not going to lie, I was super skeptical when Trailhead was initially launched and I still have some concerns. But after spending some time working on completing the requisite badges to get my platform developer II certification, my initial skepticism has turned into optimism.
In this post we conclude the setting up of CircleCI for Salesforce. After a quick recap of how we got started in Part 1, we look at the technical components required to enable a simple conitnuious deployment process.
In this 2 part series we will discuss the principles of continuous integration (CI) and how to set up CircleCI.
What the recent news of Microsoft's acquisition of LinkedIn means for Salesforce, and a look into what the future might hold for CRM.
In this post we discuss when that approach can lead to a poor solution that doesn't achieve project goals and how you can get buy-in from key stakeholders when justifying writing code.
A couple of months ago I started working on integrating IBM Watson with Salesforce. My [original post](http://mahathussein.com/cognitive-computing-salesforce-com/) described the overall design, in this follow up I discuss how to install and use the lightning component.
In this post I will discuss some of the alternatives to using Person Accounts and what the advantages/disadvantages are. Whenever a business operates under a B2C model it is common for Salesforce consultants to review whether Person Accounts should be enabled. Lets quickly get an overview of the different options.
On May 19th 2016, a sequence of events perspired that would forever change the way customers view the Salesforce platform. Ok, thats a bit dramatic, nonetheless an outage occurred on the NA14 instance affecting millions of customers for well over 10 hours. But more significantly this was the first outage that resulted in data loss.
Becoming a Salesforce Certified Technical Architect (CTA) is soon going to become a lot harder. Hang on....it is already difficult, I hear you say. Yes it is. However, the step up from either the consultant or advanced developer exams was widely recognised as being too steep.
Recently I was selected to speak at Europe’s largest community led event for Salesforce Professionals, [Londons Calling](http://www.londonscalling.net/) however I was not able to give my talk because of the birth of my first child.