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

Building the Dreamforce Scavenger Hunt Mobile App

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The first in a series of blog posts describing how the Dreamforce scavenger hunt mobile application (Cloud Hunter) was built using the Salesforce Touch Platform and the Mobile SDK. This post covers the use case, application architecture and the Visualforce/Apex codebase for Cloud Hunter. Continue reading

Real-time push notifications from Force.com to Heroku using WebSockets

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Third and final installment in a series that explores the design and code for Social Web-to-Lead, a Node.js application running on Heroku that allows Facebook users to save their contact information in Salesforce via a ‘Contact Me’ link. This post reviews how the application implemented real-time push notifications from Force.com to the Heroku application using WebSockets. Continue reading

Optimized Heroku-Force.com Integration Using Redis and Apex REST

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Second part of a series that explores the design and code for Social Web-to-Lead, a Node.js application running on Heroku that allows Facebook users to save their contact information in Salesforce via a ‘Contact Me’ link. This post reviews how the application uses a Redis database and a custom Apex REST service to implement a more efficient design that consumes fewer Force.com API calls. Continue reading

Creating a Force.com-Backed Facebook App on Heroku

Synchronous/Real-time (Before)

This post describes the design and architecture of Social Web-to-Lead, a Node.js Facebook application running on Heroku that allows Facebook users to enter their contact information via a ‘Contact Me’ link. That information is then captured as a Lead record in Salesforce. Continue reading

Dreamforce 2012 highlights : A Google+ Hangout

Developer Force Google+ Hangouts

Join us for a Google+ Hangout on October 3rd (9:30am PDT) as we discuss some of the developer highlights from this year’s Dreamforce with a couple of community speakers and attendees. Continue reading

Talking Dreamforce Developer Sessions : A Google+ Hangout (#3)

Join the Developer Evangelism team on a Google+ Hangout on September 5th (9:30am PDT) as they highlight some of the great developer focused activities and content at this year’s Dreamforce. Continue reading

Talking Dreamforce Developer Sessions : A Google+ Hangout (#2)

Join the Developer Evangelism team on a Google+ Hangout on August 29th (9:30am PDT) as they discuss the session lineup for this year’s Dreamforce. Continue reading

Developer Learning Paths at Dreamforce 2012

Some suggested learning paths to help navigate the 200+ technical sessions at Dreamforce 2012. Continue reading

Talking Dreamforce Developer Sessions : A Google+ Hangout

Join the Developer Evangelism team on a Google+ Hangout as they discuss the session lineup for this year’s Dreamforce. Continue reading