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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. Continue reading

Update on Salesforce1 Hackathon Feedback & Review

We heard feedback loud and clear from the developer community on the Salesforce1 Hackathon we ran at Dreamforce. We take feedback seriously and, as a result, our internal audit team conducted a comprehensive review of the eligibility requirements and judging process. We want to discuss all of the issues transparently, explain how we made some key decisions, and share the results of the review. Continue reading

Dreamforce ’13 DevZone recap in pictures

If you know anything about me, it’s that I love taking pictures. I can usually be found with a camera in one hand, and a pack on my back ready for adventure. Last week’s adventure was Dreamforce ’13, and boy was it huge! I took about 300 photos throughout the week. Here are a collection of my favorite that sum up #devzone this year.

Crazy lighting

It’s amazing how much lighting can effect the mood and vibe of a space. The DevZone was packed with mood lighting, and incredible LED light array that could be changed with your… Continue reading

DevZone Day 2: The Salesforce Keynote

Dreamforce kicked off the main event of the week, Marc Benioff’s keynote, on Tuesday. Here’s a quick review of the highlights from the DevZone. Continue reading

DevZone Day 1: Welcome to Dreamforce 2013

Welcome to the DevZone at Dreamforce 2013, our biggest and most exciting experience for Salesforce Platform developers yet. This year the festivities started on Monday and everything kicked off with a packed house of attendees both new and experienced to working with Force.com, Heroku and ExactTarget. One of the most popular sections all day long was our Developer Library where the line remained long to take home free copies of workbooks and textbooks.

But of course, the DevZone was a lot more than just the library… Continue reading

Your Guide to the #df13 #devzone Social Experience

Whether you are a Dreamforce newbie, a seasoned veteran, or joining us virtually from the interwebs, you can tap into the developer social conversation at this year’s event via this helpful all-access guide. Continue reading

What’s Inside Your $1 Million Hackathon Technology Toolbox?

As you race towards the finish line of the Salesforce $1 Million Hackathon, we wanted to remind you of some of the powerful Salesforce Partner technologies you can leverage to extend your application in novel, exciting ways. Continue reading

ExactTarget’s Fuel and the $1 Million Hackathon

The foundation of the ExactTarget Marketing Cloud is a platform called Fuel. Fuel enables developers to deeply integrate ExactTarget with other systems in a highly automated fashion. This is important because highly-targeted, relevant communication is as much a technology problem as it is a marketer’s dilemma—the most successful marketing campaigns involve highly sophisticated interactions across multiple channels driven by data from multiple data sources tied to precise audience segments, delivering just the right message at just the right moment. Without Fuel, this level of sophistication simply wouldn’t be possible. Continue reading

Win One of Four PlayStation 4′s at the #df13 Developer Keynote

The Developer Keynote at this year’s Dreamforce is only a week away. We’ve got a LOT of news and surprises for you, including the chance to win one of five Nexus 5 phones. Make sure you register now to reserve your seat. Space is filling up fast!! Continue reading

Preparing for the Salesforce $1 Million Hackathon

As you prepare to build a mobile app for the Salesforce $1 Million Hackathon next week, it may help to step back and reflect on the capabilities of the Salesforce Platform and how tapping into these capabilities will better enable you to compete. In particular, it will help to understand why, and how, access to rich customer data can give your application an edge – in both the hackathon and beyond. Continue reading