As part of Developer Garage, we recently held the Salesforce Nonprofit hackathon in San Francisco to support three non-profit organizations. Continue reading
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It’s always hot in the summertime, and Ryan and I tried to heat it up a notch by spreading the word on all the new things coming out in the Summer ’13 release. If you missed it but you want to see the full show, you can find the recording on youtube. We covered a lot out of the release notes in a little less than an hour, but I’ll give you the cliff’s notes version here. Continue reading
Beginning in April 2013 we’re adding new time zone options to Force.com Fridays, along with an Intro to Apex session. Continue reading
Force.com Canvas is one of our newest technologies that allows any app in any language to run within the Salesforce UI. This, in turn, opens the door for many organizations that need a way to unlock their existing apps and make them as social. Now, we’re bringing the learning experience to you, inviting you to meet the experts, network with peers, and hack the next Canvas-built app.
Salesforce Developer Garage is a FREE developer event, that allows the developer community to come together to hack, hear experts on what’s new and cool with the Salesforce Platform, as… Continue reading
You asked and we listened. Based on your feedback about past developer workshops, I am genuinely excited to announce Salesforce Platform ELEVATE, a FREE one-day hands-on developer workshop designed to teach beginner and advanced Salesforce Platform developers how to build cloud applications.
Led by veteran Salesforce technical gurus, Sandeep Bhanot @cloudysan, Prithpal Bhogill @pbhogill, Josh Birk @joshbirk and Matthew Reiser @Matthew_Reiser , our workshop will include a beginner and an advanced hands-on track. As a new developer, we’ll get you up and building cloud apps quickly by introducing you to the basics of the platform with step-by-step hands-on tutorials. For those who have been developing… 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