ELEVATE Your Salesforce Platform Skills at the Chicago Hands-on Developer Workshop

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As part of our mission to train the world, the Salesforce Developer Relations team is headed, this time to Chicago, to bring its Platform ELEVATE workshop to developers wanting to build apps in the cloud. Continue reading

Salesforce Developer Garage Hosts First Nonprofit Hackathon

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As part of Developer Garage, we recently held the Salesforce Nonprofit hackathon in San Francisco to support three non-profit organizations. Continue reading

Salesforce Platform ELEVATE Workshop is Coming to Washington DC

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Our journey to ELEVATE the skills of developer and partner communities continues with our next stop, Salesforce Platform ELEVATE in Washington DC. Salesforce Platform ELEVATE, is a FREE, one-day, hands-on workshop designed to teach Salesforce Platform developers how to build cloud applications. For Washington DC, we’re adding a third track to help enterpreneurs looking to build enterprise apps for the commercial and public sector markets. Continue reading

Detroit Developers, Your City is Next for Salesforce Platform ELEVATE

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Salesforce Platform ELEVATE, is a FREE one-day hands-on developer workshop designed to teach beginner and advanced Salesforce Platform developers how to build cloud applications. Now, ELEVATE is coming to Detroit. Continue reading

Hack, Learn, Network: Do All Three at the Salesforce Developer Garage!

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Force.com Canvas is one of our newest technologies that allows any app in any language to run within the Salesforce UI. This, in turn, opens the door for many organizations that need a way to unlock their existing apps and make them as social. Now, we’re bringing the learning experience to you, inviting you to meet the experts, network with peers, and hack the next Canvas-built app.

Salesforce Developer Garage is a FREE developer event, that allows the developer community to come together to hack, hear experts on what’s new and cool with the Salesforce Platform, as… Continue reading

Join Us for the First Salesforce Platform ELEVATE Hands-on Workshop in Los Angeles

You asked and we listened. Based on your feedback about past developer workshops, I am genuinely excited to announce Salesforce Platform ELEVATE, a FREE one-day hands-on developer workshop designed to teach beginner and advanced Salesforce Platform developers how to build cloud applications.

Led by veteran Salesforce technical gurus, Sandeep Bhanot @cloudysan, Prithpal Bhogill @pbhogill, Josh Birk @joshbirk and Matthew Reiser @Matthew_Reiser , our workshop will include a beginner and an advanced hands-on track. As a new developer, we’ll get you up and building cloud apps quickly by introducing you to the basics of the platform with step-by-step hands-on tutorials. For those who have been developing… Continue reading

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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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.

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Cloudforce Atlanta for Developers

Cloudforce is arriving to Atlanta on November 1 at the Georgia World Congress Center  and we have something in store for all developer in Atlanta.  I encourage you to register today and take advantage of this free event that will cover the latest in technology from salesforce.com.

Start your day by attending the 10:00 a.m. Cloudforce Atlanta Keynote. Hear Vivek Kundra, EVP of Emerging Markets at salesforce.com and former CIO of the United States talk about the future of cloud computing .

After a lunch break, checkout the Expo area. Make sure to drop by the Salesforce Platform demo station

Oct 19: Free Code Consultation Sign-ups for Cloudforce NY

Since the Code Consultations at Dreamforce ’12 were jam packed, I have decided to make the Code Consultations part of the Developer Zone at Cloudforce NY on October 19. The consultation will provide you help architecting or coding your application, as well as get technical help with building applications in the cloud. Reserve you private 1-on-1 code consultation with a Force.com expert.

Spots are going fast, so reserve now!… Continue reading