I am a Senior Member of Technical Staff in Release Engineering at Salesforce.org. Opinions expressed on this site are my own. I’m 8x certified on the Salesforce platform; I specialize in Apex development, Python, and development lifecycle.

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I’m davidmreed on both GitHub and GitLab. Additional project notes are under Code or at GitHub itself; here are a few highlights:


I’ve given a number of talks on Salesforce, mostly focusing on development lifecycle topics like continuous integration, Salesforce DX, and version control.


Salesforce Certified Application Architect Salesforce Certified Data Architecture and Management Designer Salesforce Certified Sharing and Visibility Designer
Salesforce Certified Platform Developer II Salesforce Certified Platform Developer I Salesforce Certified Development Lifecycle and Deployment Designer
Salesforce Certified App Builder Salesforce Certified Administrator

κτῆμά τε ἐς αἰεὶ μᾶλλον ἢ ἀγώνισμα ἐς τὸ παραχρῆμα ἀκούειν ξύγκειται.
— Thucydides, History of the Peloponnesian War 1.22