04 Sep 2018

Calendar actions in DayBack let you add your own buttons to calendar events. Most folks use these to run flows, navigate to other pages, or connect with other apps–like creating a Zoom meeting for your event. But actions are also a great place to try out new code and…

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29 Aug 2018

Overview Having switched from GoToMeeting to Zoom, we’re having a lot more meetings with customers since Zoom makes it so easy for new users to join the meeting. That means we have a lot more meetings to schedule and we needed a way to see our existing meetings on the…

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14 Aug 2018

New to DayBack for Salesforce, Calendar Analytics let you measure your schedule. Plot progress against your goals over time, balance your workload, and quickly see patterns that are invisible in traditional reports. We’ve been using analytics internally for a few months now and are impressed with how it’s helping…

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02 Mar 2018

Field Validation in DayBack Calendar If you have required fields in your backend–in Salesforce or FileMaker–DayBack will respect that and surface your error messages to users who leave those fields blank in the calendar. But sometimes those validation messages are a little harsh. Now you can write validation messages…

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10 Aug 2017

The latest in-app update to DayBack introduces a text filter that works across every field in every one of your calendars. Type in an account name and see dates for that account across all your Salesforce objects. Here’s a quick video of this in action: Hope you find it…

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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. Note: if you’re using…

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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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19 May 2017

The latest in-app update to DayBack Calendar lets you include more fields inside the calendar. This is great for cases when you have required fields or validation that previously couldn’t be addressed by the default calendar fields. Having access to more of your fields means you can make more edits inside…

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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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