Welcome & Introduction to the Force.com Community Chamil Madusanka @chamilmadusankaOrganizer of Sri Lanka Salesforce Platform Developer User Group Salesforce.com Certified Force.com Developer Super Contributor on Force.com Discussion Boards
Outline• What is Force.com?• Sri Lanka Salesforce Platform DUG• The goal• Force.com community• What next?
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What is Salesforce.com/Force.com cont… Unlim ited Real- Real-Tim e Tim e Program m able Program m able Workflow Real-Tim e Cust om izat ion User Int erface Cloud Logic & Approvals Web Sit es Real-Tim e Granular 750+ Mobile Int egrat ed Real-Tim e Securit y & Int egrat ed Deploym ent Cont ent Library Analyt ics Sharing Applicat ions Proven, Real-Tim e Transparent ISO 27001 Proven Real-Tim e Query Real-Tim e Syst em St at us Cert ified Securit y Reliabilit y Opt im izer Scalabilit y Proven Real-Tim e 3 Global Dat a Real-Tim e Salesforce t o Real-Tim e Sandbox Cent ers Upgrades Salesforce & Disast er Recovery Int egrat ion Environm ent s Mult it enant Kernel
The beginning…• Started to work on Salesforce on April 2011• Salesforce communities. Why not in Sri Lanka?• Started Sri Lanka Group on April 2012 – First LinkedIn group – Then Meetup.com – First Meet up November 2012• Now 41 groups from around the world
Support from Salesforce.com Nick Tran Senior Director, Developer Marketing at Salesforce @tranmanyo Kavindra Patel Developer Programs Director at salesforce.com @kavindrapatel April Kyle Nassi Developer Program Manager at salesforce.com @thisisnotapril
The goal…“The goal of the user group is to build an enthusiastic, self-sustaining Sri Lankan community that enables members to be more successful with Salesforce andconnect with other Salesforce developers in Sri Lanka”