We’re really proud of our blog here at Blue Canvas.* We strive to provide interesting content about continuous integration, source control and Salesforce development.
But we don’t just blog here at Blue Canvas. One of our founders, Alex Brausewetter, has actually been invited to guest blog on other blogs about various topics in Salesforce developer tooling.
Here are a few of the most popular that you may want to check out:
As we noted in our roundup of top Salesforce blogs around the web, Salesforce Ben has one of the best blogs out there. It has a huge readership and covers a lot of different topics about Salesforce from mergers and acquisitions to more technical posts about Salesforce development. It’s the place to go if you want to know what’s happening with Salesforce today.
We caused a bit of controversy with our pre-Dreamforce post “Is Salesforce Really the Worst Development Platform?” The post was written before the announcement of Salesforce DX and highlights a number of the problems that Salesforce devs and admins feel on a daily basis. Fortunately, Salesforce DX was announced several days after Alex wrote the post on Ben’s blog.
Now that Salesforce DX has been announced and Salesforce has put a lot of marketing resources behind it, Ben has been kind enough to bring Alex back to write a post about Salesforce DX and how it will affect admins.
One of the big pushes in Salesforce DX is towards “Source Driven Development.” Salesforce MVP Rakesh Gupta of Automation Champion invited Alex by to talk about source control and how to solve some of the challenges that Salesforce developers face with Git in January. It’s a good overview of why source control is valuable (something most developers understand intuitively but which may provide some good talking points for selling to management).
*By the way if you ever have requests or ideas for blogs posts you’d like us to see please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org!