Tag Archives: mobile

Building Native Mobile Apps on the Salesforce Platform

Do you have a great idea for a new mobile app? One that extends the capabilities of Salesforce’s core products, or brings your own product to more customers? Do you want to offer your customers the unrivaled user experience of a native mobile app, with full access to device hardware, or extensive offline capability? Whether you’re […]

Swiftly Salesforce: Build Great iOS Apps on the Salesforce Platform

I started working with Swift, Apple's new, open-source programming language, about a year ago. It took me a while to wrap my head around the new syntax and features, especially optionals, but I’ve quickly become a big fan. Swift enables me to write better code more quickly, and much more succinctly. I believe there is great opportunity for Salesforce […]

Add the Salesforce Mobile SDK to existing iOS projects


One of the most common questions I get when working with iOS developers is How do I add the Salesforce Mobile SDK for iOS to my existing project? The good news is that it is much easier than you think. I just wrote a tutorial on how to do it.

Design Native Mobile Apps With Sketch


One of the biggest challenges I hear when building mobile apps is "how do I design them?" While there is definitely a art in designing beautiful mobile apps, you don't have to be professional graphic designer to make a good looking app. But it does take a little bit of knowledge on what makes good […]

Using Paw To Work With Salesforce REST APIs for Mobile Backends


Paw, a REST client for the Mac, makes working with the Salesforce APIs easy. Here's how you configure it to handle authentication and multiple environments. Download the the config file now.

Mapping The Mobile IT Ecosystem


With a vast array of options and vendors to choose from, developing a mobile app can be challenging. Download this FREE mobile IT ecosystem reference poster to help you navigate the complexity of this ecosystem.

Geolocation Field Types in Salesforce1 Platform

Geolocation in Force.com

The Force.com geolocation field type is a native field type that customers can use to encode locations with geolocation coordinates. The Spring ‘15 release makes geolocation fields generally available.

CocoaPods Support Comes to Mobile SDK


Now, iOS developers using CocoaPods can integrate the Salesforce Mobile SDK 3.1 into existing apps quickly and easily.

Contest Winners Show Off Their Skills with the Salesforce1 Mobile App


View the winners of the Salesforce 1 Labs contest and get their brand-new, mobile-ready Salesforce1 Mobile Apps free on the AppExchange.

Implementing Single Sign-On in Mobile Applications with Salesforce Identity

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The Salesforce Mobile SDK gives developers a head start in creating mobile apps that leverage the Salesforce APIs, in particular by implementing authentication in the SDK. This blog entry explains how enterprise developers can build on the Mobile SDK to satisfy requirements such as single sign-on against a corporate identity system, such as Microsoft Active Directory, application-level PIN protection, and distribution within the enterprise.