Masha Thomas has always enjoyed breaking things, which makes programming a perfect career for her. She started developing on Force.com before Apex Code and Visualforce, when coding S-Controls was all the rage. Today, she is quietly coding away at 2U in New York City and doesn’t see herself as a “woman developer”. I am honored that she is letting me share her story.
Tag Archives: apex code
Swathi Ramini came to the NYC Salesforce1 Tour last month armed with tough questions for the DevZone staff. She had just rolled out a custom mobile app for her team, and wanted to understand the nitty-gritty details about the Salesforce1 Mobile App. She got her answers, and I got her story.
What happens when a Smalltalk programmer becomes a Salesforce Platform developer? She writes less code! Deanna Simpson started developing on the Salesforce Platform four years ago, after four years in Silicon Valley coding control systems for a fiber-optic switch company and a few years in Canada in various roles. Recently I had an opportunity to sit down with Deanna and discuss her journey.
This week at Dreamforce 2013, the Developer Relations group launched an entire library of books, workbook tutorials, and cheat sheets, along with hands-on workshops and a new Salesforce1 Quick Start to get developers going with Salesforce1, Force.com, Heroku, ExactTarget and other platform technologies.
With Winter ’14, there were two areas of change in the Developer Console affecting code coverage: How it is viewed in the developer console, and issues with code coverage itself. Josh explains.
The Apex script statement limit is gone. Here is information about why the old limit was there, and what we are doing to keep the system safe without the limit.
In a recent project we had to read XML data sent from an external system and update related records in Salesforce. In the process we discovered that there was very little information on reading XML inside an Apex class. In this post we discuss on how to read XML files in APEX and convert them into Sobject to insert the data into Salesforce.
Hello Apex Programmers: If you are reading this, I can confidently address you as “programmers”, because if not, your eyes would have quickly skipped to the next item when they saw the word “Eclipse”. You, however, are not scared of Eclipse! You stare directly at it. (Note: do not stare directly at a solar eclipse.) We [...]
First of all, I’m happy to see you. If you’re reading this, it means you have written Apex tests and want to run them, which makes me very happy. I’ll explain why in a later blog post, but for now, just know that writing and running tests is good for you AND good for us. [...]