Tag Archives: mobile sdk


Disabling TLS 1.0: Preparing Mobile SDK Apps for the Big Change

In early 2016, Salesforce will disable TLS 1.0 and will begin using TLS 1.1/1.2 exclusively. This change is slated to occur sometime in the February to April 2016 timeframe. Details for this change are publicly available in the following knowledge article: Salesforce disabling TLS 1.0 This change will affect existing users of applications built on […]

Introducing Mobile SDK Trail for Trailhead

Trailhead has been a great tool for Salesforce Administrators and Developers to grow their skill set. Adding to this journey, I am excited to announce the release of a brand new trail for Salesforce Mobile SDK. The Salesforce Mobile SDK trail includes 5 different modules and covers topics ranging from native iOS/Android development, to hybrid and […]


Using the Salesforce1 Platform as an Enterprise MBaaS

Did you know that the Salesforce1 Platform does over 2 billion transactions a day, with more than than half of these transactions happen via the API! Combine this with enterprise mobile features such as secure offline, sync, and more, and you have a great MBaaS. Get started building mobile apps using Salesforce1 services with the new mobile tutorial now.


Implementing Deferred Login With the Salesforce Mobile SDK for Android

If you've built a Mobile SDK project with forcedroid, then later decide to move the Salesforce login to a point after launch, this example can help.


Apple Watch – Building a Salesforce Events Watch App

Learn how you can use the Salesforce Mobile SDK and SmartSync to Communicate with an Apple Watch Parent App.


Salesforce Mobile SDK 3.1: Unified app architecture brings unparalleled flexibility

The new Salesforce Mobile SDK 3.1 makes it easier for developers to build cross-platform mobile apps across devices.


6 Lessons Learned From Hundreds of Mobile Development Projects

Tom Gersic and team have helped customers in literally hundreds of custom mobile development projects, and has learned some lessons along the way. Here are 6 common practices that will help you in your own mobile development projects.

Secure, Offline, Cross-Platform Apps with Salesforce Mobile SDK and Web Components

co-authored by Eugene Oksman (@oksman) and  Akhilesh Gupta (@akhileshgupta)   Meeting Ever Exceeding Mobile Expectations  Building a mobile app? Get ready for an escalating list of requirements! Full Offline Support Focused User Interface Infinite Scrolling Cross-Platform Deployments Branding Enterprise mobile apps are now expected to solve some of the most complicated use cases. To help developers […]


Introducing the Salesforce Mobile SDK 2.3

The Mobile SDK 2.3 is out! This release includes significant updates for developers creating hybrid applications. Cordova Plugins for Core Salesforce Specific Features Salesforce specific functionality for hybrid apps are now available as independent Cordova plugins. Developers can consume Salesforce OAuth2 Identity, SmartStore Secure Offline Database, and Push plugins in the very latest versions of […]

Adding Salesforce PIN Security To Native And Hybrid Mobile Apps

Security is perhaps the No.1 feature of Salesforce. Salesforce provides multiple layers of security at every level starting from servers to mobile SDKs. One such security feature is "PIN Security" feature. Enable it and it will force mobile (i.e. both Native or Hybrid SDK) users to set 4 to 8 digit passcode for their app. Once enabled, if the user switches to a different app and comes back after some specified time, the app will ask for the passcode! Sweet, isn't it? Even cooler part is that it's built-in and with few simple configurations, your users are ready to use it. Let's see how it works.