Hacks, Talks and Demos at the AT&T Developer Summit in Las Vegas

With the start of the New Year, the Salesforce Developer Relations team is headed to Las Vegas on Jan 5-7, as a proud sponsor of the AT&T developer summit (Palms Casino Resort). I am really glad to have our technical gurus, Sandeep Bhanot (@cloudysan) and Quinton Wall (@quintonwall) join me on Jan 5 and 6 for […]

Tweets of the Week (12/21/12 )

Here are some of our favorite tweets of past weeks from the developer community. Follow @forcedotcom to keep up with these characters! Only a true #Salesforce geek (like me!) gets excited over State & Country picklists – coming in #Spring13 at last! developer.salesforce.com/blogs/tech-pubs/2012… — Judi Sohn (@judis217) December 21, 2012 Look out world – I […]

Preview the Spring ’13 Developer Docs

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Spring ’13 is on its way! Check out the Developer docs and release notes for the upcoming Spring ’13 release.

Top Developer Highlights of 2012

2012 was an epic year for Salesforce Developers. Review our top highlights from the year: incredible growth of the community, exciting new technologies, more ways to connect, great new books, and more.

Obrigado, Brasil!

Reid Carlberg and I have barely been able to catch our breath since returning from Brazil about a week ago, so we haven’t had much of a chance to thank everyone who attended the three city tour. The excitement we found was overwhelming, with every city along the way being completely packed.

The Spring ’13 Preview Release Notes Are Out!

Spring is here!

The weather outside is frightful, but Spring is right around the corner. Spring ’13, that is. Here are just a few things we’ll be delivering in this release. User-Focused Help We broke up the huge 4000+ page “How to be Successful with Salesforce” user guide into 14 new downloadable guides, divided by role, Salesforce product […]

Building the Dreamforce Scavenger Hunt Mobile App – Part 4

The fourth, and final post in a series of blog posts describing how the Dreamforce scavenger hunt mobile application was built using the Salesforce Touch Platform and the Mobile SDK. This post covers how Cloud Hunter implemented check-ins (i.e. geolocation) and QR/Bar code scanning.

Hot on the Force.com Discussion Boards

The Force.com discussion boards are the place to find tips, tricks and solutions for your most pressing development questions. Here’s a few of the more interesting discussions that caught our eye from the last week!

Salesforce Stack Exchange Q&A site reaches 1000 users!

We’ve been covering the Salesforce Stack Exchange Q&A site since July, when we wrote about the initial proposal, through its public beta launch a few weeks later, to its 1000th question in November. Now, Salesforce Stack Exchange has hit another major milestone, reaching 1000 users.

Boring Business Process Inspires Colorful Entrepreneur

The AppExchange can take your ideas to the world. Operating out of Montevideo, Uruguay, one entrepreneur has done just that by re-imagining a boring business process as something that’s much more important to customers. With 11 five star reviews, he’s well on his way.