Tag Archives: mobile

6 Things to Know About Salesforce1

Learn 6 things about the new Salesforce1 app and platform that will help you customize and configure it. Continue reading

Notifications in Salesforce1

One of my favorite features within Salesforce1 is the universal notification framework that lets you send notifications to individuals and groups using Apex. But, like many things in the Salesforce1 platform, there are some great ways to achieve the same functionality with just a few clicks, or in this case, an @mention. Now with Salesforce1 any time that you @mention somebody in the Chatter feed they will receive both a push notification and indicator within their Salesforce1 app.

All you need to do to start using these notification is navigate from Setup, click Mobile Administration > Notifications

Salesforce1 – Build Next Gen Apps Now!

This morning we launched the Salesforce1 Customer Platform, a new breed of platform designed to build apps for the Internet of Customers. It’s a new era where every app and every device, a business creates establishes and grows an intimate relation with the customer using it. For the developer, Salesforce1 is a set of incredibly powerful platform services, APIs, and an app container to eliminate the pain of building mobile apps for business. Continue reading

Uploading Photos to Chatter Files with HTML5

Is it possible to use the PhoneGap APIs to capture image data in Salesforce1? No, but you CAN achieve the same end with the HTML5 File API and create a page that will work pretty much anywhere… Continue reading

Chatter Mobile 4.2 and Visualforce Publisher Actions

It was a quiet update: version 4.2 of Chatter Mobile, now available. No fanfare. Maybe you get a lot of update notifications on your iPhone, so you didn’t notice. Maybe you have never downloaded Chatter Mobile. Maybe…you should. Read on to learn how to add a Visualforce Page as a Quick Action in Chatter Mobile. Continue reading

Transcribing Voice Messages to Tasks with the Twilio Library for Salesforce

This week our friends at Twilio will be hosting TwilioCon, and we’ll be there as an event sponsor. Twilio last year released their Helper Library for Salesforce, giving Force.com developers an easy way to work with their Voice and SMS APIs. Here’s an example showing how to ‘take a message’ and post the transcription to Salesforce. Continue reading

Building Enterprise Mobile Apps with Salesforce Mobile Services and Appery.io

Appery.io is a cloud-based platform with visual development tools and integrated backend services, and we’ve created two plug-ins that make it super easy to connect to Salesforce Platform. Max shows you how. Continue reading

Xamarin Mobile Pack for Salesforce

There’s never enough time to get your work done, and stakeholder expectations are so much higher for mobile apps. Xamarin and Salesforce know your pain, and we’ve partnered to make your life easier. With our new Xamarin-Salesforce SDK, critical customer data can be added to your apps with just a few lines of code. Xamarin provides a .NET-centric platform for building native iOS and Android apps using C#. Enterprise developers leverage their existing talent, tooling, and code to build and deploy amazing apps quickly. Continue reading

Mobilize Your Apps – the Salesforce Platform ELEVATE Mobile Workshop is Here!

Elevate Mobile Track

Build an iOS or Android mobile app at the new Salesforce Platform ELEVATE Mobile Workshop! This free developer workshop covers the basics of creating a hybrid app with the Salesforce Mobile SDK, debugging, enterprise mobile functionality, and much more. The initial presentation in San Francisco is, unfortunately, sold out, but read on for more details and how to bring the ELEVATE roadshow to a city near you! Continue reading

Capturematic: Leveraging Mobile Templates in a Backbone.js App

Capturematic Objects Page

Capturematic is an iOS app that lets you post a photo, audio or video to any Salesforce record with a Chatter feed; it’s a great example of a simple hybrid mobile app that accesses device functionality – in this case, the camera and microphone. In this blog entry I focus on the new Salesforce Mobile Templates, which provide the app with a modern mobile look-and-feel. Continue reading