Hacks, Talks and Demos at the AT&T Developer Summit in Las Vegas

With the start of the New Year, the Salesforce Developer Relations team is headed to Las Vegas on Jan 5-7, as a proud sponsor of the AT&T developer summit (Palms Casino Resort).

I am really glad to have our technical gurus, Sandeep Bhanot (@cloudysan) and Quinton Wall (@quintonwall) join me on Jan 5 and 6 for the AT&T weekend hackathon and on Jan 7 for the conference.

There is going to be some cool prizes, including some serious cash at the hackathon and would encourage you to participate. Who knows, you could be one of the top winners.

Immediatly after the… Continue reading

Tweets of the Week (12/21/12 )

Here our some of our favorite tweets of past weeks from the developer community. Follow @forcedotcom to keep up with these characters!
Only a true #Salesforce geek (like me!) gets excited over State & Country picklists – coming in #Spring13 at last! developer.salesforce.com/blogs/tech-pubs/2012…

— Judi Sohn (@judis217) December 21, 2012
Look out world – I just installed the @forcedotcomIDE for the first time.— Tim McDonald (@mrtimmcdonald) December 17, 2012
This is a great resource page Force.comdevelopers can use all year, bookmark it: bit.ly/Sk0ZKD @forcedotcom

— John Henning (@johnfhenning) December 13, 2012
Here we go! Yay! #canvas… Continue reading

Top Developer Highlights of 2012

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2012 was an epic year for Salesforce Developers. Review our top highlights from the year: incredible growth of the community, exciting new technologies, more ways to connect, great new books, and more. Continue reading

Obrigado, Brasil!

Reid Carlberg and I have barely been able to catch our breath since returning from Brazil about a week ago, so we haven’t had much of a chance to thank everyone who attended the three city tour. The excitement we found was overwhelming, with every city along the way being completely packed. Continue reading

Building the Dreamforce Scavenger Hunt Mobile App – Part 4

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The fourth, and final post in a series of blog posts describing how the Dreamforce scavenger hunt mobile application was built using the Salesforce Touch Platform and the Mobile SDK. This post covers how Cloud Hunter implemented check-ins (i.e. geolocation) and QR/Bar code scanning. Continue reading

Hot on the Force.com Discussion Boards

The Force.com discussion boards are the place to find tips, tricks and solutions for your most pressing development questions. Here’s a few of the more interesting discussions that caught our eye from the last week! Continue reading

Salesforce Stack Exchange Q&A site reaches 1000 users!

We’ve been covering the Salesforce Stack Exchange Q&A site since July, when we wrote about the initial proposal, through its public beta launch a few weeks later, to its 1000th question in November. Now, Salesforce Stack Exchange has hit another major milestone, reaching 1000 users. Continue reading

Picture and signature capture in the Dreamforce Scavenger Hunt Mobile App

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The third in a series of blog posts describing how the Dreamforce scavenger hunt mobile application was built using the Salesforce Touch Platform and the Hybrid Mobile SDK. This post covers how Cloud Hunter implemented taking pictures and capturing a user’s signature from a Visualforce page. Continue reading

Los Angeles Developer Meetup

Are you a Force.com developer in Los Angeles, or wanting to learn more about the Force.com Platform? Join us for a Developer Meetup in Los Angeles on December 12! Continue reading

Building the Dreamforce Scavenger Hunt Mobile App – Part 2

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The second in a series of blog posts describing how the Dreamforce scavenger hunt mobile application was built using the Salesforce Touch Platform and the Mobile SDK. This post covers how to create a hybrid mobile app using the Mobile SDK and how to use PhoneGap/Cordova in your Visualforce pages. Continue reading