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
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Is it possible to use the PhoneGap APIs to capture image data in Salesforce1? No, but you CAN achieve the same end with the HTML5 File API and create a page that will work pretty much anywhere… Continue reading
It was a quiet update: version 4.2 of Chatter Mobile, now available. No fanfare. Maybe you get a lot of update notifications on your iPhone, so you didn’t notice. Maybe you have never downloaded Chatter Mobile. Maybe…you should. Read on to learn how to add a Visualforce Page as a Quick Action in Chatter Mobile. Continue reading
The Analytics API allows you to build web pages that show your report data however you desire, but how do you ensure your users have an up-to-the-second analysis? See how to use the Streaming API to make your data come alive! Continue reading
Now that the official Agenda Builder is live and developers can start compiling their calendar for Dreamforce, we will be highlighting sessions over the next couple of weeks. To kick things off, we wanted to point out some sessions that might be filling up fast and developers might want to get in on the ground floor, so to speak. This is, of course, just a small sample of the content available for you in Agenda Builder for the DevZone. Continue reading
This week our friends at Twilio will be hosting TwilioCon, and we’ll be there as an event sponsor. Twilio last year released their Helper Library for Salesforce, giving Force.com developers an easy way to work with their Voice and SMS APIs. Here’s an example showing how to ‘take a message’ and post the transcription to Salesforce. Continue reading
Before I left for my 6 month sabbatical, mobile was “coming soon”, and I’ll admit that I wasn’t paying much attention. When I came back, I needed to come up to speed quickly. I share my “Mobile 101” learning here, in case you are in a similar place. Continue reading
Learn how to build great looking web and hybrid mobile apps using the new Mobile Design Templates. This article walks through the basics of using the design templates to build an HTML5 mobile app in Visualforce. Continue reading
Visual Workflow is a powerful Business Process Management tool built into the Force.com platform. But currently the are limits to what you can do with your flow UI. One such limit is the lack of ability to set a field focus (the active field when the page finishes rendering). When this came up in conversation recently, it got me thinking, Maybe there is a way.
Standard Visual Workflow
If you use the default flow launcher, you are brought to a standard UI that all flows use.
Basic Flow viewer. Simple and effective.