05 Jul 2017

Create record-specific calendars with components from DayBack for Salesforce Using DayBack Calendar in Salesforce Lightning, you can show a project’s schedule on a tab for that project. Or show all the activity for a new contact right on a tab in that contact’s record. This is also a great…

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25 Jun 2017

Overview Custom actions in DayBack Calendar let you add your own buttons to events in the calendar. These buttons are a great way to extend the calendar’s capabilities and a great way to use custom actions is to interact with third party applications: like GoToMeeting. We schedule a lot…

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11 Jun 2017

Background Our customers frequently want to share their calendars with folks who aren’t users in their Salesforce organizations: it’s one of the most common problems we hear about. This was one of the primary reasons for adding sharing to DayBack Calendar, and creating shares in DayBack is a great way to…

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04 May 2017

DayBack Calendar shows conflicts and double-bookings visually. But sometimes you’re editing events on other Salesforce pages and won’t necessarily know that you’re inadvertently creating a conflict. Wouldn’t it be great if Salesforce could warn you when any of your edits created a conflict? In this article we’ll describe two techniques for detecting…

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01 Mar 2017

Access more fields in Lightning Experience One of the features we really like in the Salesforce Lightning Experience are the Modal Boxes provided for creation and editing of records. They provide a consistent and attractive interface for the user, and although they’re not directly customizeable, they honor the record layout field…

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23 Jan 2017

A Scriptable Calendar DayBack was designed so that Salesforce Admins and Developers could extend it. And one of the more versatile extensions are custom actions. Actions can add buttons to your calendar events: buttons that modify your Salesforce records, trigger workflows, or trigger actions in 3rd party apps. Custom actions…

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18 Dec 2016

Action Plans is a free app by Salesforce Labs that lets you create task templates and apply them to new Leads and Opportunities (really any native object). This means you can embed your procedures in templates and then cascade these tasks onto your teams calendar each time they’re needed. In…

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15 Oct 2016

Dreamforce 2016

Here are the slides from Jason Young’s Dreamforce presentation, sharing how we brought DayBack Calendar to the Salesforce App Exchange. DayBack at Dreamforce 2016 from seedcode And here is the starter kit mentioned in the presentation. It’a s collection of examples and tips we wished we’d had when we…

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08 Sep 2016

Last month we looked at integrating DayBack with the Volunteers app for Salesforce. This month we’ll look at integrating DayBack with Taskfeed, the highly rated project management app for Salesforce. Taskfeed does a great job of showing the priorities and dependencies of your tasks, and some customers want to also see…

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02 Aug 2016

Just back from Portland and I am thrilled that DayBack could be one of the sponsors of the Forcelandia Salesforce conference. Tanner gave a presentation there on the development environment we use when building DayBack Calendar. We particularly like this set up because The whole environment is under version control, meaning all our developers are using…

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