Dreamforce 2013 – It’s time to pack!!

At this year’s Dreamforce 2013 event, Salesforce.com is expecting a new record for attendance – over 120,000 attendees are expected! When I think about seeing that many people in such close proximity, I tend to feel a bit anxious (strange, given that I grew up in Mumbai, a city teeming with over 20 million people!)

The […]

By |October 22nd, 2013|Salesforce.com|5 Comments

Preparing for the Salesforce.com Developer 401 Exam

I recently passed the Salesforce.com (SFDC) DEV 401 Certification exam and wanted to share my secrets to success.  Not too long ago I posted an article on Preparing for the Salesforce.com Administrator Exam and a lot of the ideas there apply to this exam as well.

From my experience with the Salesforce.com certification exams I think […]

By |February 18th, 2013|Salesforce.com|0 Comments

How does Salesforce.com do it?

I have always been impressed with the architecture and design of the Salesforce.com platform ever since I started looking at it.  The multitenant solutions they have found to common problems such as:

how to handle security at an organization, user, profile and field levels
how to manage data between the client and the backend (ORM)
how to create […]

By |January 23rd, 2013|Salesforce.com|0 Comments

Preparing for the Salesforce.com Administrator Exam

When I first started looking at Salesforce.com I was quickly overwhelmed with the various editions, platforms, logins, clouds, apps and a million other topics surrounding this awesome SaaS platform.  Where was I to begin?  Well, I’m a developer by trade so I naturally started looking at all the developer related materials and progressed through the […]

By |January 7th, 2013|Salesforce.com|0 Comments

Salesforce.com – Setup User Signature Template for your Organization

Question:

I want to send e-mails to my Leads and Contacts from within Salesforce with my standard e-mail signature, but the OOB e-mail signature does not support HTML.  I want to add a mailto and website link as well as our company logo, any ideas?

Answer:

You can achieve this with an HTML e-mail template per user or […]

By |December 27th, 2012|Salesforce.com, Uncategorized|2 Comments