Do you ever find it hard to get a list of who has what permissions inside of Salesforce?  Don’t worry, I’ve been there.   There are several objects on the backend that can help you determine this information and, with a little excel magic, you’ll have great documentation or a […]

Who has what permissions?!

In the previous post on ANT, we learned how to retrieve components in bulk.  In this post, we’re going to learn how to retrieve specific metadata components and deploy them to an organization after removing them. First thing is first, please make sure that you’ve spun up a new developer […]

ANT Series – Getting Specific

ANT, versus other tools First of all, what is “ANT” (aka the migration tool)?  ANT is a command line utility that allows for you to retrieve metadata or to deploy metadata to your organizations with ease.  So, you might be asking yourself, why would I want to use a […]

ANT Series – How do I get started?

So you’ve just upgraded your version of Professional Edition to Enterprise or you’re hoping to do so in the near future. So what do you do now? One feature, one that’s very, very important to businesses today, is the ability to control who can do what.  For example, you want to […]

PE to EE: Creating a Profile

So I’m disappointed that Dreamforce is already over.  It was a blast though!   I have to say thank you to quite a few people who made this an exceptional experience for me:   The entire admin marketing team: Erin Ford LeeAnn Templeman Mike Gerholdt Kris Lande Sarah Franklin Gillian […]

Thoughts on DF15

Okay, who else has been #StruckByLightning?  It’s okay, raise your hand!  I got hit three times tonight.  Let me tell you about some of the awesome features that I found when doing the prerelease treasurehunt.   1. Assistant This was called the “Salesforce version of Jarvis” during the viewing party.  […]

Struck By Lightning