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Spring 2015 Salesforce Hack Day

Salesforce has been ranked the most innovative company four years in a row! One reason may be our strong “intra-preneur” spirit: where creative ideas and the inner drive to achieve them is well matched. Our tri-annual Hackday provides anyone in Technology and Products (not just engineers) the opportunity to take 24 hours to show off their skills. This time around, we had the most participation we've ever seen!

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Salesforce Backup and Restore Essentials Part 1: Backup Overview, API Options and Performance

Planning and implementing a data backup and restore plan can involve significant technical challenges. This article, part 1 in a series, discusses some of the challenges with backup APIs and performance.

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Lightning Process Builder: Taking Point-and-Click Development to a New Level

Process Builder is a new tool for creating “processes” that support process automation. The best part? It’s 100% declarative. No code needed.

3 ways to Get To Know The New Lightning Process Builder

Lightning Process Builder is a new workflow tool that helps you easily automate your business processes by providing a powerful and user-friendly visual representation of your process as you build it.

Discover the Amazingness of Apex Top Video Clips to Watch.

With Force.com, you can implement business logic and build entire apps using point-and-click features such as workflows and approval processes. But sometimes you need even more control and that's when you can leverage the power of Apex. Apex is a strongly-typed, object-oriented programming language that lets you centralize and execute flow and transaction control statements […]

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Implementing Deferred Login With the Salesforce Mobile SDK for Android

If you've built a Mobile SDK project with forcedroid, then later decide to move the Salesforce login to a point after launch, this example can help.

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Learn to Build Business Apps Using Lightning Tools at DocuSign DevCon 2015

Attend Docusign Devcon 2015 to learn about Salesforce1 Lightning is changing the face of business app development, and get a $99 discount off the full conference pass.

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Lightning Strikes Trailhead with 2 New Badges

Get hands-on with Lightning Components and Lightning Process Builder with two new Trailhead modules .

Simple Data Integration with Heroku Connect

Last week's announcement of Heroku Connect Demo Edition prompted me to take Heroku Connect for a test drive. It took me just a couple of hours to build a Node.js app on Heroku that would monitor tweets and synchronize them back to Salesforce. Here's how.

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Lightning Components Sample App: Belgian Beer Explorer

Learn how to build interactive apps like this Belgian Beer Explorer using Lightning Components.