dana-le's Blog Posts

Mini Hacks returns to London!

At next week’s Customer Company Tour London 2013 we’ll be bringing back our Mini Hacks where you will find three challenges in different technology topic areas. The first ten participants to complete any two of the hacks will win a great gift, and anyone who completes all three will be entered into a raffle drawing […]

Start hacking… the 2013 Mobile Developer Challenge is live!

On the heels of a wildly successful developer meetup week, we’re launching a new challenge with great prizes – specifically, $16,000 worth! The theme for this on-line challenge is “mobile”, which leaves the door wide open for quite a variety of applications and functionality. If you need some help getting started fast, be sure to […]

Extra! Announcing our newest and renewed Force.com MVPs

It’s that time of year again, you know the drill. We are proud to announce the latest round of Force.com MVPs – the developer superstars who drive community excellence! These individuals represent the leaders of our community, those who break the trail of technology innovation with Salesforce Platform technologies, and shape the community with their […]

Submit Your MVP Nomination!

Yes, it’s true, it’s that time again – Force.com MVP nominations are open! To determine who should be considered for MVP status, we rely on peers of outstanding individuals to let us know about their contributions and leadership. If you have someone in mind, all you have to do is send us more information about […]

Congratulations to our newest Force.com MVPs!

Without further ado, I’d like to introduce the latest wave of Force.com MVPs! We have three new MVPs, Andy Boettcher, Simon Goodyear, and another Japanese MVP in the mix, Junji Imaoka! Reprising their roles as Force.com MVPs are Sanuki Ikou and Keir Bowden. I’ll keep it brief and just says thanks to all who threw […]

MVP Nominations being considered!

Hi all, you know we solicit nominations from time to time, and right now is a great time for you to send me your nomination for Force.com MVP. We tend to keep our secrets close to the chest here, but I thought a little transparency to our selection criteria would be enlightening for you all […]

Mini Hacks Are Back at Dreamforce ’12

Crack those knuckles and get ready to write some code… Mini Hacks are back for Dreamforce! This format worked so well for Cloudstocks San Francisco and London that we decided to reprise them for our largest event of the year. Instead of a multi-day hackathon, participants come to the Mini Hacks area in the middle of […]

Help Out a Local Resource – Hacker Dojo

For those of you local to the bay area, Hacker Dojo, a valuable community resource is facing some challenges with their space. It seems they will need to bring the building up to spec or face eviction. You can read about the situation in a few different places, such as this story at the New […]

Finally! Mobile Developer Challenge Winners

Mobile App Development

Good morning, my friends! Right off the bat, I need to extend a hearty apology to you all for the series of delays in getting the results back to you. I ended up with way too much going on this past month. Thank you all for waiting patiently while I finally managed to bring the […]

Mobile Developer Challenge: what’s next?

Thank you to everybody who met the deadline for our Mobile Developer Challenge, which ended last week. We’re going to publish the gallery of entries in the next day or so, and will be announcing the winners early next week. I apologize for the confusion with the success message, we had a technical mix up […]