Spring ’14 Force.com MVP Nominations Are Open!

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

Welcome the Winter ’14 Force.com MVPs!

Force.com MVP Awards

The Force.com MVP Program recognizes outstanding contributors and technological leaders in the Force.com cloud platform ecosystems. These Force.com MVPs are being called out for willingly sharing their expertise with others, demonstrating stewardship of the community in which they play an integral part, advancing the community body of knowledge and strengthening the developer network. Please join me in congratulating Matt Lacey, Christopher Lewis, and Chris Peterson as our Winter ’14 Force.com MVPs. Continue reading

Announcing New Salesforce Developers Discussion Forums

New Discussion Boards

Today we’re excited to announce the new Salesforce Developers Discussion Forums. We can’t wait to hear what you think! Continue reading

Developer Discussion Boards Freeze

There are some exciting changes coming to the Developer Discussion Boards this week, but first we’re going to need to ask your patience for a bit as we freeze our existing boards and ready migration to the new site. Beginning at 5pm PST on Wednesday, December 18th, we’ll freeze the discussion boards and no new posting will be possible. You’ll still be able to review the existing content as needed, but no user will be able to post new topics or respond to existing topics. During this freeze we encourage you to check out the Salesforce StackExchange or post on… Continue reading

Winter ’14 Force.com MVP Nominations Now Open!

It is time once again to nominate some amazing individuals from the Salesforce developer community to be recognized as Force.com MVPs! The Force.com MVP program is designed to recognize those developers in the community who set the standard for community leadership. You may belong to a developer group led by one, or always make sure to catch the latest blog post by another. Perhaps it’s someone who has lent a hand to you on the discussion boards or Stack Exchange. Now is your opportunity to recognize them for their contributions!

To make a nomination, just fill out the nomination… Continue reading

Meet the newest Force.com MVPs

Meet the newest class of Force.com MVPs! Continue reading

Hack with Salesforce developers at Hack City

Join us at Hack City, a sustainability hack taking place in San Francisco on September 20, 2013. Continue reading

Force.com MVP Nominations Now Open

Force.com MVP nominations for Summer ’13 are now open! Continue reading

2013 Mobile Developer Challenge Winners

The 2013 Mobile Developer Challenge wrapped up recently, and we had many great submissions to consider in the winner selection. Our judges included members of the Salesforce Developer Evangelism team and Mobile product team who huddled together in dark conference rooms reviewing app demos and code. When they emerged, these three were the winners:

 

Third Place – $1,000 Prize – Social Force - Ritika Mathur and Bhavna Gupta (Team Womenforce from Metacube)

SocialForce uses the Mobile SDK to integrate Salesforce CRM with Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. The app uses the Salesforce Mobile SDK to access Accounts, Contacts and Leads… Continue reading

Dreamforce 2013 Developer Call for Papers Closed

WOW! We had an amazing response to our Call for Papers this year, with over 250 submissions from our developer community! Thank you to all who submitted; it’s wonderful seeing the excitement for sharing knowledge and code. We’ll be reviewing submissions over the next few weeks, and will notify all who submitted of their status no later than July 29.

If you haven’t yet made plans to join us in the Dev Zone at Dreamforce 2013, what are you waiting for? Mark your calendars for November 18-21, and start planning your trip!… Continue reading