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
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As you race towards the finish line of the Salesforce $1 Million Hackathon, we wanted to remind you of some of the powerful Salesforce Partner technologies you can leverage to extend your application in novel, exciting ways. Continue reading
The foundation of the ExactTarget Marketing Cloud is a platform called Fuel. Fuel enables developers to deeply integrate ExactTarget with other systems in a highly automated fashion. This is important because highly-targeted, relevant communication is as much a technology problem as it is a marketer’s dilemma—the most successful marketing campaigns involve highly sophisticated interactions across multiple channels driven by data from multiple data sources tied to precise audience segments, delivering just the right message at just the right moment. Without Fuel, this level of sophistication simply wouldn’t be possible. Continue reading
Salesforce.com loves developers. And it’s amazing to see how quickly our developer community builds next-generation apps on the Salesforce Platform. So we thought we’d cook up a little surprise. OK, a huge surprise. How about the world’s first hackathon with a single $1 million prize? Register now, start coding, and may the best app win! Continue reading
At WWDC this week, Apple announced that they have paid out over $10B to developers. Congratulations, Apple! We love developers, and the app revolution. We are seeing the same incredible momentum and need for mobile apps in the enterprise. Continue reading
For Force.com MVP Ankit Arora, the recent Salesforce Platform Developer User Group meeting in New Delhi was a life changer. Continue reading
With cloud computing being top of mind for developers in the Indian subcontinent , we are seeing large groups of developers jumping on board to learn about building next generation apps on the Salesforce Platform. The excitement is building up news with local developer community leaders identifying themselves to lead Salesforce Platform Developer User Groups in Bangalore, New Delhi, Sri Lanka, Jaipur, Hyderabad, Pune, Mumbai, Kochi and Chennai.
Are you an individual developer who is interested in building apps on the Salesforce Platform, wants to dive deep into the Salesforce Platform or would like build your future career on… Continue reading
The declarative model for creating applications is one of the key strengths of the Force.com platform, and we’re always looking for ways to improve on the experience. With Summer ’12 we’ve got some updates which should make the process of extending your functionality with “clicks not code” even more powerful.
Reparenting of Master-Detail Relationships
With Summer ’12, you’ll be able to reparent a detail record to a different master record. To allow this behavior, you’ll need to select “Allow reparenting” with the Master-Detail definition of the field, and it will still be false by default.
Summer ’12 will… Continue reading
Quick poll before we begin. What device are you reading this blog post on? Desktop? Smartphone? Perhaps an iPad? A Blackberry Playbook? (just kidding!) I happen to be lucky in that I don’t have to do anything different in my writing to support all these different devices and form factors.
Its not that simple however if you’re building a modern Web application for the Social Enterprise. We’re living in a post-PC world where in the most recent quarter, Apple’s total revenue from its iPhone business alone (not even counting iPads) was greater than Microsoft’s total revenue for the quarter. With… Continue reading