APEX Mocking Frameworks: Just too many choices

Target Group: DevelopersComplexity: Medium Disclaimer: This is not a comprehensive comparison but is based on my limited experience. Any feedback is highly welcome. Way too late in my career, I started using mocking frameworks. Now, I've too many mocking frameworks to choose from. I was wondering, what's the difference and what's the best one to …

Don’t hunt alone, get a Business Guide

Topic: Fixing bugsTarget Group: Admins, DeveloperComplexity: Low We all have to fix bugs from time to time. I love hunting for bugs like a lone wolf, stalking through the dark forest of Flows, Default Values, Debug Logs, and cryptic Bug reports. While it's fun sometimes, often it's a lengthy and frustrating process. There's a better …

Diagrams: Make It Yours 

Target Group: Admins, Devs, ArchitectsComplexity: High For years I was intimated by these Flow-Charts, UMLs, swimlanes or Class diagrams. I tried creating them a few times but failed miserably and eventually gave up.  During my #journeyToCTA, I realized: I can create diagrams. Maybe not "standard" ones but some that work for me and the judges …

Note to myself: What means success to me?

Many of us came to (unexpected) success through Salesforce. I'm doing amazing projects, large and small, and making more money than ever I expected. But it comes with a catch, especially as an independent contractor.There's always the possibility to do more, to earn more, to do more, to make the next career step. Chatting with a wise …

Advanced Search: Sometimes I have to have fun

I know, there have been more important things to do this morning (sport, meditation, groceries...) but I couldn't stop myself. I really wanted to finish "Advanced Search" for Easy-CPQ. It supports now: Search, sort and buttons. What I learned: 1) Copy UX as much as possible, don't be smart-> I tried to come up with …

Save the environment: Don’t litter

Target Group: Admins, Devs, ArchitectsComplexity: Simple Learning from my own very painful experience and having it confirmed by a few fellow architects and tech-leads: If I don't clean today, it's (almost) never gonna happen. Situation: The cleaning sprint that never happens 6 months into my new project I look into my configuration and code and …