Microsoft

Microsoft, Salesforce

Salesforce Development with VS Code and WSL 2

Roughly a year ago, I wrote about using VS Code with the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) for Salesforce development. There have been some notable changes since then, including WSL 2, VS Code remote development and the Windows Terminal, which have significantly simplified the approach. Previously, project files were typically […]

Microsoft, Salesforce

Getting Started with the Zsh Shell

Many developers rave about Oh My Zsh, an open-source, community-driven framework built on top of the zsh shell and playing around with Oh My Zsh has been on my bucket list for some time. Starting with the Catalina update, zsh is the default shell on Macs and WSL 2 became […]

Microsoft, Salesforce

Configure Email Relay for Salesforce with Office 365

Email Relay refers to sending outbound email from Salesforce through your organization’s email server and then onto the recipient. The primary benefits are improving the likelihood of the email being delivered and a copy of all sent emails are saved to the sent folder of the email account used to […]

Microsoft, Salesforce

Embed Power BI Report in Salesforce using Visualforce

This post is part of a series that is exploring the capabilities and limitations of various data visualization tools when embedded in Salesforce. In the previous post, we used Qlik Sense to embed a dashboard on an Account record. Qlik Sense is a great product, but if your organization is […]

Microsoft

Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) Productivity Tips

Add Aliases One of the first hacks I performed was to add an alias so that when I type “code” in the terminal VS Code opens. # Navigate to the home directory and open the .bashrc file cd ~ nano .bashrc # Scroll down to the bottom or a section […]

Microsoft, Qlik, Salesforce, Tableau

Embedded Analytics for Salesforce Applications

One exciting trend over the past several years has been an increase in integrating visualizations and content from analytic tools into web applications to deliver insights to users in the application where they need to take action on those insights. We are going to work with several leading analytics solutions […]