A blog from the Developer Relations team.
Dreamforce ’13 was dedicated to the power of women. I felt that power all week, but my favorite time was meeting our developers, both men and women, in the Women in Technology Salon in the Dev Zone.
Women in the Dev Zone
The Women in Technology Salon was open on Monday, November 18th from 9am-1pm in the Dev Zone, and was co-sponsored by the Salesforce Developer Relations team, the Salesforce Women in Technology group, and Nelson Technology. We hosted three sessions in the Salon, plus two in theaters.
Things kicked off with Pamela Fox’s luminary session, Teach the… Continue reading
Developer Evangelists Samantha Ready and Pat Patterson dress up and have some fun showing you how to build a Salesforce1 mobile app, including geolocation and photo capture, in just 30 minutes. Continue reading
One of the new features in the Salesforce1 arsenal is your ability to create mobile cards. A mobile card is an area of the enhanced page layout where you can drag Visualforce pages or expanded lookups into. This section of the layout can be viewed from the Salesforce1 app on the related information page of a record detail view. Think of it like how traditionally in page layout editor you could drag Visualforce pages into any section on the layout and see it embedded in the record detail page. Mobile cards are the same deal, but they only show up in mobile interfaces. Continue reading
This week I had the distinct pleasure of attending ThingMonk, the Internet of Things conference organized by RedMonk. An excellent conference, full of character and — hardly surprising given that it was organized by Mr. @MonkChips himself — characters. Continue reading
Learn 6 things about the new Salesforce1 app and platform that will help you customize and configure it. Continue reading
We heard feedback loud and clear from the developer community on the Salesforce1 Hackathon we ran at Dreamforce. We take feedback seriously and, as a result, our internal audit team conducted a comprehensive review of the eligibility requirements and judging process. We want to discuss all of the issues transparently, explain how we made some key decisions, and share the results of the review. Continue reading
If you know anything about me, it’s that I love taking pictures. I can usually be found with a camera in one hand, and a pack on my back ready for adventure. Last week’s adventure was Dreamforce ’13, and boy was it huge! I took about 300 photos throughout the week. Here are a collection of my favorite that sum up #devzone this year.
It’s amazing how much lighting can effect the mood and vibe of a space. The DevZone was packed with mood lighting, and incredible LED light array that could be changed with your… Continue reading
The Salesforce $1 Million Hackathon was incredibly exciting for us. It was awesome to see thousands of developers register and come to Dreamforce to hack. Our hackathon was designed to challenge developers to create a new mobile app using the Salesforce1 Platform. Great mobile apps use connected services to make their apps better. Continue reading
The Internet of Things (IoT) is upon us and it was my absolute pleasure to speak with thousands of developers about it in the DevZone Connected Device Lab. We had 20+ packed hands-on sessions, fantastic DIY equipment for attendees to checkout, and a ton of great partners talking about solutions available today. Continue reading
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. Continue reading