Tag Archives: mobile

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. Continue reading

Building Beautiful Mobile Apps In Visualforce Using AngularJS And Ionic (Part 1)

This is the first part of a multi-part “video” blog that shows how to build beautiful mobile apps. It has 3 short videos that 1: Introduces AngularJS and Ionic JavaScript Frameworks, 2: Goes over an example Ionic “Single page App” code to show how AngularJS and Ionic actually work and 3. And the 3rd video shows how to port that app to Visualforce. This blog also has pointers to several hand picked AngularJS and Ionic resources to get you going in no time. Continue reading

Styling for Salesforce1 Mobile with the OneStarter jQuery Plugin

As it turns out, there is an online resource to help developers style pages like Salesforce1: The Salesforce1 Style Guide. This shows several examples of how the HTML within the Salesforce1 mobile interface is built out, complete with CSS styles. This is great, but I had a couple of complications in trying to use it … the first was there was no handy download to get all the CSS and supporting files, and the second that quite a bit of the CSS relies on using several different classes. That was when I started pulling things together and it occurred to me that jQuery could handle the CSS transformations for me. Continue reading

Twitter Bootstrap and Visualforce in Minutes

Everyone says Twitter Bootstrap makes front-end web development faster and easier, but how can we prove that? Check out this blog to see a video of a simple Visualforce page being converted into a responsive, mobile first web page in a little over 3 minute. It covers the foundation for setting up a bootstrap project natively on Force.com. Continue reading

How My 14 Year Old Daughter Built Her First Mobile App … In 25 Minutes … Without Any Code

Over the holidays, my daughter reminded me that I promised to teach her how to build a mobile app. So I told her to grab her laptop, I’d grab mine, and app building we would go. Twenty five minutes later, we were done. Here’s how we did it. Continue reading

Building a Native iOS Photo Sharing App On Salesforce1 mBaaS

This blog shows how to leverage Salesforce1MBaaS to build pretty much any kind of ios apps. Specifically it goes through building a photo sharing app using Salesforce native iOS SDK and filter photos using GPUImage library. Continue reading

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

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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! Continue reading

Salesforce1 Cures the App Boogie Fever

App Boogie Fever!

Developer Evangelists Samantha Ready and Pat Patterson dress up and have some fun showing you how to build a Salesforce1 mobile app, including geolocation and photo capture, in just 30 minutes. Continue reading

Extend your Salesforce1 App with Mobile Cards

One of the new features in the Salesforce1 arsenal is your ability to create mobile cards. A mobile card is an area of the enhanced page layout where you can drag in Visualforce pages or expanded lookups for mobile viewing. This section of the layout can be viewed from the Salesforce1 app on the related information page of a record detail view. Think of it like how traditionally in page layout editor you could drag Visualforce pages into any section on the layout and see it embedded in the record detail page. Mobile cards are the same deal, but they only show up in mobile interfaces. Continue reading