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Developer Tweets of the Week

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Some highlights from our active Twitter community from the past week include lots of love for Salesforce Mobile Developer Week, skinny tables, and Nick Tran from @ronaldreed @samruddhi_patil @michaellorg @apurkiss . 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

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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

Recording and code from the ‘Intro to Apex’ webinar now available

The recording, slide deck and code samples from the ‘Intro to Apex’ webinar is now available. Continue reading

Intro to Apex webinar on July 24th

Join us on July 24th for an ‘Intro to Apex code’ webinar where we cover the why, how and where of developing with the Apex programming language. Continue reading

Tweets of the Turkey Week

Gobble gobble for our American followers …

Here our some of our favorite tweets of the past week from the world of Force.com. Follow @forcedotcom to keep up with these characters!

chrisodavies @forcedotcom JSON.serialize/deserialize in #Winter12 is brilliant. cc @superfell JSON2Apex is really useful.

 

jhoskins @SFDCMatt Absolutely, I’s amazing how quickly I got use to it. What did we do without it? #click #click #click #Winter12 #forcedotcom

nicolaiwhjorth The more #Ruby on #@Rails I see, the more I

VMforce FAQs and Webinar 2

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Get ready for the next VMforce webinar on September 9th, and read VMforce Webinar 1 FAQs which are now available. Continue reading

REST API sneak peek!

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The other day I posted a blog entry demoing some HTML5 touch apps I have been working on. Within that post I mentioned that I had to 'roll my own' REST implementation (just as others out in the community have done). Not wanting to re-invent the wheel, I spent some time with the Alex Toussaint (REST PM) and Chuck Mortimore (everything security) over the past week to see if I could get my hands on the upcoming official REST APIs. 

 

Check out the following video which demonstrates a Java webapp using oAuth2 to authenticate against Salesforce, and then doing a… Continue reading

Chatter Dev Zone – “That’s the real experience”

This morning we conducted two Chatter Developer webinars, launched the Chatter Dev Zone,a Chatter enabled Salesforce org, released a new Chatter Recipes article, and made a sample app, Chatter Bubbles, available. And all of this was before lunch. Continue reading