I was rather glad to see a question come up on the the Salesforce StackExchange about how to load data from RSS into custom objects, as it was one of the few times that I could offer a complete solution without setting aside a couple hours to test out some new code (not that I mind doing that, any good excuse to write some Apex for a few hours…). As it happens, I was already doing this internally to help our team of crack evangelists track blog posts. Continue reading
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You can execute Apex code from a detail page button in Salesforce, using very basic VisualForce. This blog post offers step-by-step instructions on how, and an explanation of the technology behind it. Continue reading
Cloudforce is arriving to Atlanta on November 1 at the Georgia World Congress Center and we have something in store for all developer in Atlanta. I encourage you to register today and take advantage of this free event that will cover the latest in technology from salesforce.com.
Start your day by attending the 10:00 a.m. Cloudforce Atlanta Keynote. Hear Vivek Kundra, EVP of Emerging Markets at salesforce.com and former CIO of the United States talk about the future of cloud computing .
After a lunch break, checkout the Expo area. Make sure to drop by the Salesforce Platform demo station
Since the Code Consultations at Dreamforce ’12 were jam packed, I have decided to make the Code Consultations part of the Developer Zone at Cloudforce NY on October 19. The consultation will provide you help architecting or coding your application, as well as get technical help with building applications in the cloud. Reserve you private 1-on-1 code consultation with a Force.com expert.
Spots are going fast, so reserve now!… Continue reading
One of the most eagerly awaited Winter ’13 features, at least for developers, has been the ability to test Apex callouts. In this blog entry, I look at how you can mock up callout responses using data in static resources. Continue reading
The Winter ’13 release adds 68 methods to the Apex String class. Every Apex developer should study them in detail – they will improve performance, make your code more readable and consume fewer script statements. This blog entry details a selection of the new methods. Continue reading
OK developers, this is the moment you’ve been waiting for … Dreamforce ‘12 developer content is now available online! Watch recordings, download slides, fork code, and more. Continue reading
With Winter ’13, you can tag, query and manipulate your data easily based on location and distance. Let’s take a round trip with this beta feature coming to a sandbox near you soon. Continue reading
Your org has a namespace, whether you are doing packaging or not. Here is an explanation of that namespace, and how it is used in Apex. Continue reading
The recording, slide deck and code samples from the ‘Intro to Apex’ webinar is now available. Continue reading