Tag Archives: force.com

Women in Tech: Master Dancer, Masters in Technology, Master Force.com Instructor

Leah McGowen-Hare was introduced to programming at an early age, but grew up wanting to be a dancer, not a programmer, and certainly not a teacher like her parents. Fate had other plans, and she found her niche as a technical trainer. She still dances in her off hours, and she also spends her time volunteering her skills to help others find their niche on the Salesforce1 Platform.

Women in Tech: Keep Trying and You Will Become a Force.com Developer

Carolina Ruiz-Medina loves geeky stuff and fashion. She brought both of those passions to Dreamforce ’13 and recently launched a new blog: Carol Code and Vogue. She’s making a big impact in the Force.com community, and it’s all the more impressive because her love of computing began in a little village in Spain. She shares her story.

Announcing the Salesforce Toolkits for .NET

The Salesforce Toolkits for .NET provide native libraries for interacting with Salesforce APIs, including the REST API and Chatter API. These toolkits make it super simple to consume services from Salesforce within your .NET applications. The toolkit includes a set of native libraries for the Microsoft .NET Framework, NuGet packages for easy deployment and versioning and Sample applications to get you started. Learn more about the design principles, how they make use of Portable Class Libraries, and how you can take advantage of these toolkits in your development.

How Salesforce1 Can Help Developers in India Become Mobile Developers

Salesforce Developer Salary Survey

After travelling across India I learned that unlike web development skills, developers in india don’t have much skills around mobile development. This blog shows how they can leverage Salesforce1 and quickly become mobile developers and start getting those contracts from clients.

Getting Started on Salesforce1 Platform with an “Hour of Code”

This week is Computer Science Education Week, and is an annual program dedicated to inspiring K-12 students interests in computer science. My question to you is, why does this need to stop at kids? Why can’t it also be people looking to change careers, grow their current skill set, or simply gain experience in a new technology? Short answer, it can! And just like happy shouldn’t be limited to an hour, computer science education can far extend just this week… Read this blog to find getting started material on various forms of development like point-and-click development, mobile, integration, and more!

Announcing the Command-line Interface for Force.com

This week at Dreamforce we launched a new command-line interface tool for interacting with Force.com. With this tool you can quickly interact with the Force.com APIs, opening up interesting opportunities for the scripting and automation of tasks on Force.com.

What’s Inside Your $1 Million Hackathon Technology Toolbox?

As you race towards the finish line of the Salesforce $1 Million Hackathon, we wanted to remind you of some of the powerful Salesforce Partner technologies you can leverage to extend your application in novel, exciting ways.

Get Started with Salesforce Identity

Salesforce Identity features screenshots

Learn how Salesforce Identity features fit together to provide coordinated user authorization management and access to third party apps. Start using My Domain, connected apps, and the App Launcher together for a streamlined user experience. And, find out more about other features like Identity Connect for Active Directory user synchronization, custom login pages, two-factor authentication, mobile apps, and reporting.

Scaling Your Salesforce Organization and Force.com Applications to Success

Technical Enablement at Dreamforce

As an experienced Salesforce architect or developer, your job is as dynamic as your organization and its users. You don’t just need to design a sharing model, Force.com applications, and SOQL queries that meet your company’s current security, page performance, and data requirements; you must also design an architecture that can scale to support your organization’s future data volumes and user bases.

So why chance facing additional work and long wait times later, or wishing that you had a time-traveling Delorean to hop in? Just attend Technical Enablement’s sessions and workshops at Dreamforce to learn a few performance-related best practices, test what you learned in a hands-on environment, and scale your organization to success.

Preparing for the Salesforce $1 Million Hackathon

As you prepare to build a mobile app for the Salesforce $1 Million Hackathon next week, it may help to step back and reflect on the capabilities of the Salesforce Platform and how tapping into these capabilities will better enable you to compete. In particular, it will help to understand why, and how, access to rich customer data can give your application an edge – in both the hackathon and beyond.