Below you’ll find a list of all the posts in the Conversations series, where we talk in plain language about important concepts and features related to Salesforce. If you prefer to watch rather than to read, here is a playlist of the related videos.
You can think of this series as an FAQ, graduating from high-level concepts that should be understood by non-technical end-users of Salesforce into the minutiae of details that developers and power users might find interesting.
- Introduction to Conversations
- What are Cloud Computing and SaaS?
- What’s CRM?
- Should I be an Admin or a Developer?
- What’s Sales Cloud?
- What are the Editions of Salesforce?
- What’s an Object in Salesforce?
- What’s an App in Salesforce?
- What’s a Profile?
- What’s a Role?
- What’s a Permission Set?
- What would I use Sharing Rules for?
- What’s a Page Layout, and what’s a Record Type?
- What’s a Validation Rule?
- What’s a Workflow Rule?
- What’s the Process Builder?
- What’s the Flow Builder?
- What are the different types of object relationships?
- What’s a junction object?
- What’s a Sandbox?
- What makes Chatter useful?
- What’s multitenancy?
- What’s technical debt?
- What’s a best practice?
- What are governor limits?
- What’s Apex?
- Why do we comment our code?
- What should my code look like?
- What’s batchable Apex?
- What’s scheduled Apex?
- What’s bulkified code?
- What’s a future method?
- What’s a wrapper class?
- What’s the difference between data and metadata?
- What’s the difference between SOSL, SOQL, and SAQL?
- What’s a static query? A dynamic query?
- What’s an API?
- What’s Workbench?
- What’s the Developer Console?
- How can I load data into Salesforce?
Throughout the coming weeks, each of these questions will be answered with its own short post wherein I will link to other relevant posts I’ve already written so you can dig deeper into examples and more complex scenarios.