Whether you’re using Lightning components, Visualforce, Apex, or our
APIs with your favorite programming language, these enhancements help you develop amazing
applications, integrations, and packages for resale to other organizations.
Einstein Platform Services: Image Recognition and Natural Language Processing
Not a data scientist or machine-learning expert, but still want to integrate AI into your apps? Use the Einstein Platform Services APIs to easily AI-enable your apps with image recognition and natural language processing. Using the Einstein Vision APIs, you can leverage pre-trained classifiers or train custom classifiers to solve a vast array of image recognition use cases. With the Einstein Language APIs, you can harness the power of natural language processing to analyze text and infer the sentiment or intent behind the text. Make your apps smarter and look like a genius at the same time.
The new @JsonAccess annotation controls how to serialize and deserialize Apex types. The new ConcurLongRunApexErrEvent standard platform event for Real-Time Event Monitoring detects concurrent long-running Apex errors. The release update “Enable Improved Caching of Org Schema” now has its auto-activation date advanced to August 12, 2020 from August 9, 2021. Two release updates require that users have the “View Setup and Configuration” permission to access AsyncApexJob, ApexTestResult and several other objects. The Transaction Finalizers feature (introduced in Spring ’20) is enhanced with the FinalizerContext.getRequestId() method, which returns the request ID of the Finalizer execution.
In API version 49.0, use Bulk API 2.0 to query the dependency relationships between metadata components in your Salesforce org. The concurrent API request limit for sandboxes has been fixed to match the documentation.
Scratch Orgs: New Features
A scratch org is a dedicated and configurable Salesforce environment that you can quickly spin up for many different purposes. It can be your own personal development environment, or you can create a headless scratch org for automated tests. You can create scratch orgs if you turned on Dev Hub in your production org or a Developer Edition org, or have a Dev Hub trial org. We continually add support for new features.
New and Changed Items for Developers
Here is where you can find new and changed objects, calls, classes, components, commands, and more that help you customize Salesforce features.
Develop Solutions for Workplace Command Center for Work.com
Workplace Command Center helps you monitor return-to-work readiness and decide when to safely bring people back to the workplace. As employees return, keep everyone safe by monitoring employee health and location readiness. Workplace Command Center includes Employee Wellness Check components, Operations Feed, and Global COVID-19 Tracker.