#DF18 Developer Guide: Sessions for Diving Into Code from Click-Based App Building
If you’re used to building apps primarily through clicks on the Salesforce Platform and want to learn more about how to code, Dreamforce is chock full of resources for you. We’ve put together a quick guide of sessions you may want to bookmark if you’re visiting this year – and if you can’t make it in person this time around, keep an eye peeled for recorded sessions online on our Dreamforce page for Developers!
What I Wish I Knew When I Started with Lightning Components
Tuesday, September 25, 2:15 PM – 2:35 PM
Are you starting out with Lightning Components? Join us as we tell you about the most interesting lessons learned, useful tips and tricks that will help you in your learning path, handy tools, and the most common errors. Become a developer who understands the best practices required for Lightning Components, and apply it to component builds in your own organization.
Getting Started with the Salesforce CLI (Command Line Interface)
Tuesday, September 25, 11:15 AM – 11:35 AM
The CLI is the first step in learning to develop with modern tools on the Lightning Platform. Even better, it can also enhance your current workflow. The CLI is scriptable, enables version control, and allows you to use continuous delivery and deployment. In this session, we will demo the CLI while showcasing all of the best tricks and best practices. We will also share what’s new with commands like source:retrieve source:deploy .
Simple, Rapid Cloud Integration with MuleSoft Anypoint Platform
Tuesday, September 25, 12:30 PM – 1:10 PM
The connected customer experience requires that all systems, data and devices are integrated. Every business today needs connectivity that spans cloud apps, on-premise systems and data, and applications hosted in public clouds. In this session, we review how the MuleSoft Anypoint Platform makes it possible for business and IT to collaborate and engage customers wherever and whenever. Learn how Anypoint Platform makes it easy to rapidly build integration with a low-code, no-code approach that doesn’t require advanced programming skills. Additionally, we will showcase how developers can further extend these integrations with reusable APIs that will lead to enterprise-wide transformation.
Getting Started with Git on Salesforce
Wednesday, September 26, 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM
Using a version control system for the first time can be intimidating. Learning just a few Git commands can go a long way towards keeping track of code changes and restoring previous versions when bugs are introduced. Armed with just the basic commands, developers can take the first steps towards using Git with Salesforce. This session will walk through setting up a Git repository, creating a branch, committing changes, and pushing those changes to a remote repository.
Overcome Your Fear: Become a Salesforce Developer
Wednesday, September 26, 11:30 AM – 11:50 AM
If you’ve ever tried to decipher custom code to make a minor modification and ended up overwhelmed by the complexities, you’re not alone. Taking the leap from an #AwesomeAdmin to Developer can be intimidating. But don’t give up. In this session, we’ll give you the