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
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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
A hackathon is a very focused way to gain experience on our platforms in a short space of time. At the recent Hacked event in London we had lots of 500 developers present asking all sorts of questions about the Heroku and Force.com platforms. As the hackathon produced lots of custom customer facing apps, much of the development was done using the Heroku platform. If these apps are developed commercially, then the data they create is a natural fit to be managed by a Force.com app.
There were lots of great ideas realised into apps in such a short… Continue reading
Heroku’s developer conference, Waza 2013, is less than a month away. If you are in San Francisco on Thursday, 2/28 – then this is where you will want to be.
Heroku’s Waza (技), the Japanese word for art and technique, is an immersive one-day developer experience focused on craft. The event features both technical & non-technical sessions in an environment designed for collaboration and inspiration (plus very cool added happenings in music, art, and technology.) Continue reading
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
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