Salesforce Summer '20 Release FeaturesSalesforce Summer ’20 Release is around the corner. By 17th July 2020, it will be released in production environments all around the globe. Here are all the different ways in which you can familiarize yourself with the new features and functionalities introduced in Salesforce Summer ’20 release.

1. Sign Up for my “1 Day, 1 Tip, 1 Minute” Email series on Salesforce Summer ’20 Release Features

1 Day 1 Tip 1 Minute Email on Salesforce Summer ’20 Release has now been discontinued to make way for the new Salesforce Release. To sign up for the 1-minute emails on latest Salesforce Release please navigate to URL https://www.asagarwal.com/1-day-1-tip-1-minute-emails-on-salesforce-release-features/

2. Follow me on Twitter or Facebook

Follow me on Twitter (@asagarwal) or Facebook if this your preferred social medial channel. I tweet about the various new features and functionalities introduced in Summer’20 with hashtag #SalesforceSummer20. It is usually 3-4 posts spaced throughout the day that won’t take more than a minute or two for you to read. The idea is to let you know the interesting and useful features of Summer ’20, one feature at a time. So while you are commuting to work or waiting in the line for a coffee, why not learn a thing or two about the new features!

3. Join the Release Readiness Trailblazers Community Group

“Release Readiness Trailblazers” Chatter group is dedicated to helping you stay up to date on the latest and greatest product enhancements and innovations. Consider this group the central location for release information for all Salesforce Clouds, Join the conversation here to ask questions, get answers, stay updated and share experiences. Join the group  at the following URL

https://success.salesforce.com/_ui/core/chatter/groups/GroupProfilePage?g=0F9300000001okuCAA

4. Release Preview Site

Learn about the top five features per cloud. Watch short videos to get a high level overview of the features in this release.

https://www.salesforce.com/releases/summer-20/overview/

5. Release In a Box

Release in a Box is an enablement kit to help you prepare and present a comprehensive preview of the Summer ’20 release to your leadership teams, stakeholders, and communities. Use this kit to become a release expert and share in-depth details about the newest innovations available in the Summer ’20 release.

https://sfdc.co/ReleaseinaBoxSummer20

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6. Skim through the Release Overview Deck

A picture speaks a thousand words and that is what you are going to find in the Release Overview Deck. It contains slides with screenshots of the new features, making it easier for you to understand the changes coming up with the release. The only caveat is you need to login to Salesforce’s trailblazer Community to be able to view this. Here is the URL for you  to navigate directly to the Release Overview Deck

https://trailblazers.salesforce.com/0693A00000918aE

7. Watch the YouTube Playlist

If a picture speaks a thousand words imagine what a video will do. Here is the playlist of more than 50 short videos (between 1 to 5 minutes each), bringing the new features and functionalities to life for you

https://www.youtube.com/user/SalesforceReleases/playlists

8. Complete the Trailhead Module

The proof of the pudding is in eating. Complete this Trailhead module not only to learn but also to test your knowledge. Now that is going to be a complete immersion program for you

https://trailhead.salesforce.com/en/content/learn/modules/summer-20-release-highlights

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9. Follow the Other Bloggers

Some of the bloggers have taken their pick of the favorite features and functionalities in Summer ’20. Here is the link to a few of those blog posts

  1. Salesforce Ben
  2. Automation Champion
  3. Jennifer Lee

10. Go through the Release Notes

Still hungry for more? Then, the most comprehensive (and also the most time-consuming) resource that you can refer to is the Release Notes. It is a 500+ pages document detailing all the different features and functionalities introduced in this release. Personally, I prefer to use it for reference only, but by all means, go ahead and read if you like it. Here is the URL for the same (with the option to download this in PDF format)

https://releasenotes.docs.salesforce.com/en-us/summer20/release-notes/salesforce_release_notes.htm