Beginning in April 2013 we’re adding new time zone options to Force.com Fridays, along with an Intro to Apex session. Continue reading
Tag Archives: apex
Learn how to test Apex HTTP callouts using the new HttpCalloutMock feature. Continue reading
One of the cool features we went over in the Spring ’13 Developer Preview webinar was Chatter in Apex. Connect in Apex, also known as the Connect API, exposes Chatter API resources as objects in Apex to build native custom Chatter integrations on Force.com. Chatter in Apex extends current functionality of accessing Chatter data using Apex, and exposes Chatter data in a simpler way. Check out this post to see how to get started building your own customizable feed. Continue reading
Last week, we took a look at a skeletal version of a class implementing the asynchronous aspects of Apex: batch, scheduled and email. While powerful, it’s a corner of Apex developers don’t always have a use case to tread down into. This week, let’s look at something a lot more common: Visualforce controllers – quite possibly the most common use of Apex on the planet. Continue reading
While I often focus on specific code to solve specific problems, I thought I’d start a series of blog posts which focus more on how to start specific kinds of classes you might use with Apex. We’ll kick things off by looking at one class that implements the interfaces which allow Apex to operate asynchronously. Continue reading
This blog post describes how developers can combine Batch Apex and the Streaming API to implement an asynchronous UI design pattern that makes Visualforce pages more responsive and user friendly. Continue reading
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
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