Tag Archives: developer

Nov 19: Experience the DevZone at the New York Salesforce World Tour

I’m excited to invite you to join me at the Developer Zone in NYC during the FREE Salesforce World Tour on November 19. If you didn’t get a chance to experience the Developer Zone at Dreamforce this year, you do not want to miss it. Make sure to register now, while there is space! The […]


Developers at Connection ’14

Developers at Connections '14 was an amazing mix of great developer content and speakers. Here is a quick summary

Force.com Canvas Summer ’14 – New Features Preview

When it comes to Force.com Canvas, the Summer '14 Release will include some exciting new features like Apex Canvas lifecycle, Canvas in Salesforce1 page layouts, mobile cards and nav, User approved Canvas apps, and SAML support. Join us for a look at the new Force.com Canvas features.

Salesforce1 Tour London 22/05 – 1:1 Code Consult

A visit to the Developer Zone at London Salesforce1 Tour is never complete without a technical consultation or developer skills assessment. As Salesforce Developers vets can attest, these activities provide that interpersonal touch many of us look for in the conference experience. You can now sign up for your own private, 1:1 session. Need help […]

Women in Tech: Breaking Things with Force.com Since 2007

Masha Thomas has always enjoyed breaking things, which makes programming a perfect career for her. She started developing on Force.com before Apex Code and Visualforce, when coding S-Controls was all the rage. Today, she is quietly coding away at 2U in New York City and doesn't see herself as a "woman developer". I am honored that she is letting me share her story.

My Top 5 Reasons to Attend ELEVATE London, March 21st

The Salesforce ELEVATE workshops are being constantly updated and improved by the Salesforce Developer Relations, Evangelist and Training teams. Simon shares his top five reasons to consider attending

Women in Tech: From Java to Apex – A Straightforward Curve

Swathi Ramini came to the NYC Salesforce1 Tour last month armed with tough questions for the DevZone staff. She had just rolled out a custom mobile app for her team, and wanted to understand the nitty-gritty details about the Salesforce1 Mobile App. She got her answers, and I got her story.

Women in Tech: Smalltalk to Apex == Writing Less Code

What happens when a Smalltalk programmer becomes a Salesforce Platform developer? She writes less code! Deanna Simpson started developing on the Salesforce Platform four years ago, after four years in Silicon Valley coding control systems for a fiber-optic switch company and a few years in Canada in various roles. Recently I had an opportunity to sit down with Deanna and discuss her journey.

Coder Day of Service Recap

Martin Luther King Weekend was a weekend of service for many, and for the Coder Day of Service participants, that service was to fix or write code for one of the 50+ social good organizations on the CodeMontage platform. The energy all day was positive and good-natured.

Women in Tech: Going From Excel Hacker to Force.com Developer

Today, I'm kicking off a blog series highlighting women developers. First up is Kristine Hankins (@kristinehankins). She represents a persona I see a lot: self-starter-power-user-turns-admin-then-coder. She also wears her WITbot t-shirt with pride. I asked her to share her story.