Data Architect Exam Overview

This week, I hit a major career milestone: I passed my first Salesforce architect exam! I started the year off right by taking the Data Architect exam last Wednesday. I have been preparing to take this exam for about six months on and off (much like my late writeup on Javascript Developer I, life happenedContinue reading “Data Architect Exam Overview”

Memphis Salesforce Saturday

I have a brief announcement to make. We will be starting our Memphis Salesforce Saturday on Saturday, February 27th! We will meet on the fourth Saturday of the month to start and adjust as necessary. Find more information about the event on EventBrite here. Check out the event on LinkedIn here.

Javascript I Exam Overview

This is a long awaited post, as I passed the Javascript Developer I certification in October, and it is now January! What can I say, sometimes life gets in the way. Much to my surprise and delight, I passed the exam on the first try. Due to COVID restrictions, a lack of testing resources, andContinue reading “Javascript I Exam Overview”

Lightning Web Components Specialist Superbadge (Partial) Walkthrough

This is a partial walkthrough of the Lightning Web Components Specialist Superbadge on Trailhead. This Superbadge is required for the Salesforce Javascript Developer I certification, and requires familiarity with writing code for Salesforce in Visual Studio Code. Disclaimer: this is not meant to be a full solution. I merely collected the resources I used asContinue reading “Lightning Web Components Specialist Superbadge (Partial) Walkthrough”

Creating Child Objects Using Apex REST API

User Story We have an external application that collects Account and Contact information. The application sends information in JSON format. Previously, our sales team input this information manually. Let’s automate the process! Background The Apex REST API allows us to expose our Apex classes and methods to external applications via REST architecture. The Salesforce RESTContinue reading “Creating Child Objects Using Apex REST API”

Displaying Captured Geolocation on a Google Map

Introduction Today I’ll be expanding on my previous post, Capturing Geolocation Using Lightning Components. If you don’t need to capture your device’s geolocation for a lead, that’s okay! This tutorial can be used on any object that has a geolocation field. User Story We are selling cookies door to door, and we want to keep trackContinue reading “Displaying Captured Geolocation on a Google Map”

Capturing Geolocation Using Lightning Components

User Story We are selling cookies door to door, and we want to keep track of the houses we’ve hit! We are going to capture the geolocation of each house on a lead object using our phones so that we know who in the neighborhood we talked to. Background Geolocation Custom Fields are available onContinue reading “Capturing Geolocation Using Lightning Components”