DevZone Sessions You Won’t Want to Miss at Dreamforce 2015

Leanne Templeman and Pat Patterson gave some great Top Tips in the 10 Essential Dreamforce ’15 Tips for Admins & Developers webinar Sept 1st. But, wait, there’s more! Here are some late-breaking sessions and some other geeky goodness that I think you will dig. Late-Breaking If you only looked at Agenda Builder the day it went live, you […]

Discover the World of Connected Products in the Developer Zone IoT Area!

This year's Developer Zone will feature more sponsors, more workshops and a cornucopia of connected products, each one of them integrated with Salesforce and/or Heroku. Here's a run down of the products on show.

Stock Market Updates Lightning Component

In this article, I will be showing you how to build a stock quote Lightning Component with HighChartTable chart and Yahoo’s YQL(Yahoo Query Language) web service. You can use this component to see Stock Market Updates of any Company and of any StockExchange provided by the Yahoo API. YQL is like SOQL language that allows […]


Creating a jQuery application using the REST API

The REST API is a powerful web service API that allows you to interact with Its advantages include ease of integration and development, and it’s an excellent choice of technology for use with mobile applications and Web 2.0 projects. This article will guide you through the process of creating a simple jQuery application that […]


Lightning Connect Custom Adapters and MongoDB

Summer ’15 Platform Release brought us the awesome Lightning Connect Custom Adapters: you can connect to external data sources and use them as custom Salesforce Objects writing custom Apex code. After I read Introducing Lightning Connect Custom Adapters by Lawrence McAlpin, I wanted to get my hands dirty and try to implemented my own version […]

Dreamforce DevZone Starts at Trailhead Base Camp

Learn how to create Salesforce apps in the Dreamforce Developer Zone


Ask the Experts: Sign up for a FREE 1:1 Technical Consultation at Dreamforce ‘15

Whether you’re a Dreamforce veteran or a first time attendee, technical consultations have proven to be one of our most popular sessions in the DevZone time and time again. Reserving a 30 minute 1:1 consultation with a Salesforce expert can be a value add at any stage of your career. If you want to walk […]

HOWs at DF15

Hands-On Workshops You Won’t Want to Miss in the DevZone

This is the 2nd year we'll be bringing back the Hands-On Workshop (HOW) program. Hands-On workshops are 1-2 hour workshops where you can get hands-on with a specific Salesforce technology, many are being lead by our MVP community, and almost all of our workshops are powered by projects in Trailhead. We'll have workshops on Lightning Component development, Enterprise Node Architectures and Microservices, the future of JavaScript Development with ECMA Script6, building Microsoft Office Plugins with Salesforce, and a few workshops on new technology I'm not allowed to mention yet!

Rendering GitHub JSON Data in Salesforce

In the past it was a huge challenge to provide system users with meaningful views across disparate data sets.  Data silos required complex integration and ETL (Extract-Transform-Load) tooling to provide correlations in a single user interface.  Lightning Connect makes this easy by allowing external data sources to be exposed in Salesforce and correlated with standard […]


Platform Encryption – Native Encryption at Rest Live in all EMEA Environments

In the Summer 15 Salesforce release the much anticipated feature Platform Encryption, bringing native encryption at rest of data and files went live. But not everywhere! For  developers firing up a new Developer Edition org based in EMEA (on the eu5 instance) hoping to try it out, there was some disappointment. It turns out there was a […]