Code Coverage - Salesforce Developer Podcast
A somewhat infrequent podcast for developers using the Salesforce and Salesforce platform.
info_outline Episode 45 — Season 2 or Something 07/30/2019
Episode 45 — Season 2 or Something It's a new highly anticipated episode of what might be the world's most irregular and/or infrequent podcast, with more waffles than ever. In this episode we talk about: Zoom, Neal Stephenson, the ATO and security scares Matt overthinking things and forgetting his Salesforce basics (i.e. query selectivity in triggers) Formula One 10x developers Working out when to upgrade your tools Accenture's SF Power Kit for DX Testing Motorbikes, cars and servicing You can find Accenture's SF Power Kit here: https://github.com/Accenture/sfpowerkit The Ad: The snails:
info_outline Episode 43 — The Brisbane Time Glitch 03/21/2019
Episode 43 — The Brisbane Time Glitch In this episode we're coming to you live from last year, where we're recording at Down Under Dreaming (yes, with a 'g'): Brisbane Edition. In this episode we talk more Salesforce than usual in front of a real audience, and talk to both Emily Hey and Doug Christ who was visiting from the US.
info_outline Episode 44 — Did We Miss Something? 03/08/2019
Episode 44 — Did We Miss Something? Against all odds, it's an episode of Code Coverage. Topics discussed include: * Audio problems, not knowing we were actually having some (doh) * A brief tour or some of the features from Spring '19 * Salesforce and devops, or not * The end of a an era Aura * Lightning Web Components and their likely impact * New flow builder * The latest release of OS/2
info_outline Episode 42 — The Guilt 11/09/2018
Episode 42 — The Guilt We really do mean to publish more often. Promise. We even line up times and and everything. It's us again, talking somewhat about Salesforce, but with a few (ok, many) inevitable tangents thrown in. Some of the topics covered: * Forcelandia and Dreamforce * Being a male ally * IDEs and Salesforce (again!) * Cars and the software that runs them
info_outline Episode 41 - Version 3dot14 Beta 07/04/2018
Episode 41 - Version 3dot14 Beta Another year passes, another episode gets release. Well it feels like that anyway. This took a week or so to publish after recording because our tracks got out of sync somehow. It sounds like my track (Matt) has been sped up slightly, with a few glitches pulling them back in time on occasion. So, apologies for that. Topics discussed in this episode: Some actual code that Steven wrote My washing machine Dealing with release bugs Mobile Operating Systems and virtual assistants CRUD, FLS and Security Reviews Salesforce IDEs and tools Software development / programming books we like
info_outline Episode 40 — The Grittier Gritty Re-reboot 04/18/2018
Episode 40 — The Grittier Gritty Re-reboot Lo and behold, we recorded again. It's almost becoming a habit. Once again you're stuck with myself and Steven rabbiting on about all sorts, including: Using bookmarks in your browser (bleeding edge stuff here) Salesforce (some new cloud thing) Deployment antics and packages How to break production environments Trailhead, DX and Git - the new learning curve Lightning experience performance Steven's ambitions to be Eminem, certifications and badges Where our listeners (you are very much appreciated!) are located around the world
info_outline Episode 38 — Jarrod Hunt Bags Developers 08/02/2017
Episode 38 — Jarrod Hunt Bags Developers In this episode of Code Coverage Steven is off on a bit of a jolly so I'm joined by Jarrod Hunt, we discuss: The upcoming Down Under Dreaming Conference in Sydney Teaching code concepts to admins: what's useful for them to know The role of BAs sitting between clients and developers What developers could do better from a BA's point of view There's a few surprising (at least to me) lessons for developers in here, and it's interesting to see that some of the same things developers look for a team member are the same as those that a BA might look for.
info_outline Episode 37 — Almost Missed It 07/14/2017
Episode 37 — Almost Missed It More rambling! A discussion of various topics, some are even related to Salesforce. In particular we cover: Curtailing Twitter usage Rob Plays - C64 Game Reviews from Rob Caporetto (if you like these please do subscribe!) Salesforce DX - some initial thoughts Steven finally writes some Lightning Components Waiting for Platform Event handling paradigms Wishing for a larger runtime A quick discussion on Salesforce books, with the two classics: Advanced Apex Programming by Dan Appleman Force.com Enterprise Architecture by Andy Fawcett
info_outline Episode 33 — Scott Wells author of Illuminated Cloud 10/01/2016
Episode 33 — Scott Wells author of Illuminated Cloud In this episode of Code Coverage we talk to Scott Wells, the author of the Illumined Cloud IDE for Salesforce. Illuminated cloud is an alternative IDE built on ItelliJ, and sports many features that make life far easier for developers on the platform. Topics we discuss include: How Scott got started building Illuminated Cloud The feature set of Illuminated Cloud How he implemented the debugger Weirdness with APIs on the platform Dreamforce! Illuminated Cloud sessions at Dreamforce: Tuesday Morning Chris Fellows - Illuminated Cloud & Lightning Components Tuesday Afternoon - 5:00pm Scott Wells - Live Demo of Illuminated Cloud
info_outline Episode 32 — Simon Goodyear on Life, The Universe and Everything 09/30/2016
Episode 32 — Simon Goodyear on Life, The Universe and Everything In this episode we're joined by Simon Goodyear, for a chat covering many aspects of developing on the platform. We got a bit carried away and it got a little long, but Simon has very interesting insights on all manner of topics, including: Supporting customers when you develop a product Drinking beer and starting businesses Dynamics! External Objects and OData Lightning development on a large scale Platform limits and innovation Fun and games with managed packages The choice of IDEs available for the platform Damaging hardware and email management
info_outline Episode 31 — What Happened There? 09/02/2016
Episode 31 — What Happened There? So we accidentally had another hiatus. This was entirely unintentional and we've talked plenty about recording, it's just that sometimes life (and work) happens. We're back... again... and planning to keep up some momentum this time. Steven wrote some code and a tester found some bugs A novel use of reports to do calculations akin to a roll-up summary Matt found a quirk with SOQL's DAY_IN_WEEK() function Swatch Internet Time Various tools we use: Illuminated Cloud! The IDE Salesforce developers deserve TestPilot - automated test runs and org backups Gearset - a solid Salesforce delpoyment tool Pains with using other people's computers (a.k.a. the cloud) Matt bought a computer that he likes to use a lot Stephen bought a more powerful computer that is happy to play multiple games at once
info_outline Episode 30 — Dan Appleman on Salesforce Development Over The Years, PluralSight and Lightning 04/20/2016
Episode 30 — Dan Appleman on Salesforce Development Over The Years, PluralSight and Lightning Note: some of my audio and pronounciation goes funky towards the end of this episode. I suffered some technical difficulties that meant I was hearing myself echo at full volume with approximately half a second of delay, I think I know exactly what this feels like now - Lacey
info_outline Episode 29 - Cal Smith on Salesforce StackExchange, Air Conditioning Patents, and Lightning 03/10/2016
Episode 29 - Cal Smith on Salesforce StackExchange, Air Conditioning Patents, and Lightning In this episode we chat with Cal Smith (@CloudMech on Twitter). Cal has done many things over the years and has very interesting stories to tell, but he also goes above and beyond to teach others, and the evidence is clear to see on the StackExchange where he's known as crmprogdev.
info_outline Episode 27 (The Lost Episode): Kevin Boyle from Gearset and musings on Salesforce Deployments 12/08/2015
Episode 27 (The Lost Episode): Kevin Boyle from Gearset and musings on Salesforce Deployments Kevin Boyle https://twitter.com/kevfromireland from Gearset https://gearset.com/ joins us at .... (gulp) Dreamforce '15 to talk about Salesforce Deployments and his product as well as other things.
info_outline Episode 24 - Daniel Ballinger on WSDL2Apex, Salesforce bugs, StackExchange and converting from C# 08/24/2015
Episode 24 - Daniel Ballinger on WSDL2Apex, Salesforce bugs, StackExchange and converting from C# Salesforce MVP Daniel Ballinger talking about winning at StackExchange, the crazy bugs he's found in Salesforce, FuseIT's excellent WSDL2Apex replacement, converting from Salesforce to C# and a guide to installing a new stereo in a 2003 Mitsubishi Lancer.
info_outline Episode 22 - Eliot Harper and ET/Marketing Cloud Journey Builder 06/11/2015
Episode 22 - Eliot Harper and ET/Marketing Cloud Journey Builder In this episode of Code Coverage we talk to Eliot Harper (@eliotharper), CTO at Digital Logic, a Marketing Services company based in Melbourne, Australia. Eliot describes himself as a customer journey practitioner and is author of Journey Builder Developer's Guide http://amzn.to/1a9gWNo; an in-depth book on customer journey integration with Salesforce Marketing Cloud.
info_outline Episode 21 - Chris Duarte on Trailhead 04/03/2015
Episode 21 - Chris Duarte on Trailhead In this episode we talk to Chris Duarte about all things Trailhead, including a sneak peek at some of the upcoming content! There was a slight technical issue on Steven's end, but we left it in since it made us laugh.
info_outline Episode 18 - Kevin Poorman and the Apex 10 Commandments 01/25/2015
Episode 18 - Kevin Poorman and the Apex 10 Commandments Kevin (@codefriar) gives us a blow down of the 10, 11, 12 Commandments of Apex Development (We added a few).
info_outline Episode 17 - Passing the Technical Architect Review Board with Andrew Manetakis and Ehsan Mahmoudi 01/01/2015
Episode 17 - Passing the Technical Architect Review Board with Andrew Manetakis and Ehsan Mahmoudi This week its a special episode, a recorded conversation between three Certified Technical Architects from Cloud Sherpas, its Steven and two of his team members Andrew Manetakis and Ehsan Mahmoudi.