Get 30% discount for Renaissance – The iOS app maker’s conference

If you are going to be in the San Francisco bay area between Jan 21-23, mark your calendar for Renaissance, the iOS app

maker’s conference. Since Salesforce is sponsoring @renaissanceio, I was able to get a special 30% discount code. Take advantage of this offer and register by this Sunday (registration closes).

On Monday, Jan 21, Marcus Torres, our Director of Product Management for Force.com and Mobile will deliver a great talk under the API for Developers topic. I strongly recommed you attend his talk.

Event Details: http://renaissance.io/
Date/Location: Jan 21-23 at UCSF Mission Bay Conference
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Tweets of the Week (01/18/13)

Here our some of our favorite tweets since the start of 2013 from the developer community. Follow @forcedotcom to keep up with these characters! Continue reading

Editing Streaming Topics with Visualforce (and controlling Visualforce state)

I created a quick Visualforce page to help manage the Streaming API I had been testing out in my dev org. Having spent a lot of time lately tinkering with jQuery and JavaScript Remoting based interfaces, I also wanted to use this as an excuse to go back to developing with a normal viewstate-based form, especially since I knew it would probably easier to bind the PushTopic object against the apex form tags than to roll my own solution for it. Continue reading

New Years Resolution Contest Winners

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Thanks to all who took part in our New Years Resolutions contest! Hundreds of you entered and we’ve already heard from several of you that you’ve completed all five resolutions! We randomly selected 25 winners from those who “liked” each resolutions post on Facebook – check the list to see if you won! Continue reading

January Developer Meetups – Denver & Boston

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Heads up Denver & Boston developers – we want to meet you! We’ve got Developer Meetups in Denver and Boston this month; both covering an Intro to Force.com and an advanced look at building apps with Force.com Canvas and the Salesforce Mobile SDK. Join us in Denver on January 21st, and in Boston on January 28th. Continue reading

Introducing the AT&T Toolkit for Salesforce Platform

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The new AT&T Toolkit for Salesforce Platform allows developers to access AT&T APIs natively from the Force.com platform. The toolkit provides strongly-typed Apex wrappers for AT&T APIs like speech-to-text, SMS, location, payment and more. Continue reading

Resolve to Elevate Your Cloud Career in 2013

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As we say goodbye to 2012 and look forward to 2013, no doubt you’re thinking about the goals and new skills you want to tackle in the New Year. We have a few suggestions for you and we’re giving away t-shirts to kick off the New Year! Continue reading

Responsive Visualforce using Streaming API and Asynchronous Apex

This blog post describes how developers can combine Batch Apex and the Streaming API to implement an asynchronous UI design pattern that makes Visualforce pages more responsive and user friendly. Continue reading