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Your Guide to the #df13 #devzone Social Experience

Whether you are a Dreamforce newbie, a seasoned veteran, or joining us virtually from the interwebs, you can tap into the developer social conversation at this year’s event via this helpful all-access guide.

Real-time push notifications from Force.com to Heroku using WebSockets

Third and final installment in a series that explores the design and code for Social Web-to-Lead, a Node.js application running on Heroku that allows Facebook users to save their contact information in Salesforce via a ‘Contact Me’ link. This post reviews how the application implemented real-time push notifications from Force.com to the Heroku application using WebSockets.

Optimized Heroku-Force.com Integration Using Redis and Apex REST

Second part of a series that explores the design and code for Social Web-to-Lead, a Node.js application running on Heroku that allows Facebook users to save their contact information in Salesforce via a ‘Contact Me’ link. This post reviews how the application uses a Redis database and a custom Apex REST service to implement a more efficient design that consumes fewer Force.com API calls.

Creating a Force.com-Backed Facebook App on Heroku

This post describes the design and architecture of Social Web-to-Lead, a Node.js Facebook application running on Heroku that allows Facebook users to enter their contact information via a ‘Contact Me’ link. That information is then captured as a Lead record in Salesforce.

Summer ‘12 Cloud Trivia Winners

Our community showed Summer ‘12 some love this week during an exciting round of Cloud Trivia on our Developer Force Facebook Page. It looks like you are ready for the new release! A huge thanks goes out to all of those who participated–developers from across the globe. What a great way to ring in Summer […]

Cloud Trivia Summer Lovin’

Summer ‘12 is around the corner and we know you’ve been busy reading up on the latest and greatest for developers in the release. We hope you’ve done your homework since we’ll be hosting the Summer ‘12 edition of our popular Cloud Trivia on Wednesday. The best way to catch up is to register for the Summer […]

Facebook + Heroku + Force.com = Social Web-to-Lead

A Social Enterprise takes a different perspective on how to engage with your customers, partners and employees. But what about the developer? How can we leverage the Salesforce Platform to develop applications that are inherently social and engaging? Case in point. How can you take one of the most basic (yet powerful) functions of CRM […]

Mashing Up the Cloud with Force.com Toolkits

Dreamforce is a great forcing function for the Force.com Developer Evangelism team – an excuse to finish off a couple of side projects and make them fit for human consumption. For example, back in the spring, I did a proof of concept of a Force.com Toolkit for SimpleGeo, the geo-location web service – an Apex […]

Nike+. Tough Mudder. Force.com – The Summer of APIs is here.

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The Summer of APIs is here. It’s time to soak up those creative rays and look at some creative examples of how APIs can create some truly game changing solutions.

Chatter REST API Webinar June 28th

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Come join Logan Henriquez and I for the Chatter REST API developer webinar on June 28th. Aside from lots of code and cool demos, we are going to cover a few different use cases on where the Chatter REST API really changes how the social enterprise works