Tag Archives: apex

Apex Best Practices: The 15 Apex Commandments

Follow these 15 Apex Commandments for developing applications with Apex code and Visualforce.

Internet Of Things in 10 Minutes: Hands-On with The Device Cloud

Lots of people want to understand the Internet of Things — so here’s a demo you can complete in about 10 minutes. I’ve shown examples of direct connections with quad-copters and 3D printers, and I’ve talked about the Six Requirements for Your First IoT Project and how to Understand the Internet of Things in 5 Easy Steps. This […]

Simplify Recurring Billing with the Stripe SDK for Salesforce

Build Stripe payment processing into your Salesforce org with the new open source Stripe SDK for Salesforce. This article talks through the use and implementation of the SDK.

Salesforce Developer Skills Lead to Dream Job

When David Liu emailed Marc Benioff for a Dreamforce pass, he didn't expect an answer. Now, he's a Salesforce Architect at Google.

Building Beautiful Mobile Apps In Visualforce Using AngularJS And Ionic – Part II

This is a continuation of Part 1 of my previous blog that had 3 short videos about AngularJS, Ionic and also how to port it to Visualforce. In this blog we will take a look at how to make our example Ionic app interact with Salesforce and then make it work inside Salesforce1 mobile app.

Getting Started on Salesforce1 Platform with an “Hour of Code”

This week is Computer Science Education Week, and is an annual program dedicated to inspiring K-12 students interests in computer science. My question to you is, why does this need to stop at kids? Why can't it also be people looking to change careers, grow their current skill set, or simply gain experience in a new technology? Short answer, it can! And just like happy shouldn't be limited to an hour, computer science education can far extend just this week... Read this blog to find getting started material on various forms of development like point-and-click development, mobile, integration, and more!

Announcing the Command-line Interface for Force.com

This week at Dreamforce we launched a new command-line interface tool for interacting with Force.com. With this tool you can quickly interact with the Force.com APIs, opening up interesting opportunities for the scripting and automation of tasks on Force.com.

Apex Sessions at the #DevZone

If you're looking to enhance your knowledge of Apex, the Force.com cloud-based programmatic language, Dreamforce is going to have a wealth of information for you. Since there are too many sessions to even list here, the Agenda Builder is obviously going to be your master record for building your DevZone calendar - but here are a few sessions throughout the week to look out for.

Agenda Builder Live: #DevZone Sessions To Catch

Now that the official Agenda Builder is live and developers can start compiling their calendar for Dreamforce, we will be highlighting sessions over the next couple of weeks. To kick things off, we wanted to point out some sessions that might be filling up fast and developers might want to get in on the ground floor, so to speak. This is, of course, just a small sample of the content available for you in Agenda Builder for the DevZone.

From the Wiki: Apex Design Patterns and Other Tips

We've had a few new articles hit the wiki recently which highlight very technical aspects of Apex. Apex is a very flexible language that can accomplish quite a bit with only a few lines of code - but that ability means that developers often don't have a lot of experience that leads up to architecting large applications on the platform. Here are some words of wisdom which can help an Apex developer navigate some of the issues when creating more complex applications.