Today, I outsourced the challenge on TopCoder, and you can win some $$$ if you solve it! It includes the data model as an AppExchange package and all of the detailed requirements. So…who’s in? Continue reading
Now with more than 1.5 million developers, the Salesforce developer community has doubled in size over the last 18 months. To mark this huge achievement, we are announcing Salesforce1 Developer Week – a week of meetups around the world starting April 27th. Continue reading
Learn how you can use the recently released Tooling API to maintain detailed knowledge on how our test code is evolving over time; which classes and triggers need more work; and how classes contribute to the overall test code coverage in your org. Continue reading
This is a continuation of Part 1 of my previous blog that had 3 short videos about AngularJS, Ionic and also how to port it to Visualforce.
In this blog we will take a look at how to make our example Ionic app interact with Salesforce and then make it work inside Salesforce1 mobile app. Continue reading
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. Continue reading
It’s been raining for the past week in San Francisco and the biggest store display you see these days tends to be the one for allergy relief so it’s safe to conclude that Spring has Sprung here! And how better to celebrate then to kick off another round of nominations for the Force.com MVP program? Today I’m pleased to officially open the nomination period for the Spring ’14 class of Force.com MVPs. Continue reading
This video blog shows how to add native iOS Salesforce authentication for 1. a new iOS app, 2. an existing iOS app and 3. an app with Salesforce communities or custom login. This contains 3 short (two 5 minutes and one 10 minutes long) videos, so you can pick and choose which ever works for you. Continue reading
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. Continue reading
You have probably heard that the Salesforce1 Platform is the fastest path from idea to app. I have been working with the Salesforce platform over the last seven years as a customer, admin, in salesforce.com customer support, and as a sales engineer, and I have seen over and over how fast app development can be.
I want to walk you through what it’s like to create an app so you can experience exactly how fast it is. I’ll assume you are brand new to the Salesforce1 Platform and don’t have all day. I will start from the beginning… Continue reading