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Play by Play: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Salesforce Logs but Were Afraid to Ask

by Don Robins and Christian Knapp

Every Salesforce Admin and Developer must know about Logs, and in this course, you’ll learn everything you need to add to your toolkit for tackling any issue.

What you'll learn

Play by Play is a series in which top technologists work through a problem in real-time, unrehearsed, and unscripted. In this course, Play by Play: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Salesforce Logs but Were Afraid to Ask, Christian Szandor Knapp and Don Robins take you on a grand tour of an essential, timeless topic - Salesforce Logs. They discuss questions like: What kind of Logs are there? How do you find out what is happening in an Org? How can you use Salesforce Logs and current tooling to fix an issue? And what makes Salesforce Logs different? They get hands-on with Trace Flags, the Analysis View, how to make efficient use of command-line tools, and introduce you to Apex Replay Debugging on your local machine. They discuss current limitations of the platform and show two approaches to how these limitations can be overcome with custom instrumentation.

About the authors

Don Robins is a well known Salesforce MVP, instructor, author, and speaker. A custom business application developer for more decades than he cares to admit, he focuses on Salesforce technical instruction and knowledge sharing. Certified as a Platform II Developer and an award winning Salesforce Instructor, he's presented and taught at annual Dreamforce conferences since 2010. He delivers Salesforce developer classes and workshops around the US and abroad, and manages a team of instructors ... more

Christian Szandor Knapp is a Salesforce MVP and passionate speaker on technical Salesforce topics at Dreamforce or Dreamin Events. He is in charge of Salesforce Development at appero GmbH, one of Germany's oldest ISVs, and fell in love with the platform in 2014. Since then, he successfully revived the Admin and Developer Groups in Munich. Working with web technologies since before 2000, Szandor also spent 10 years studying philosophy and literature. He currently focuses on DX, Lightning, Continu... more

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