Tag Archives: mobile

Introducing Mobile SDK 2.0: Flexible Architecture, SmartSync Data Framework, Simplified Getting Started Process

The Salesforce Mobile SDK team is proud to announce the release of our next generation framework for creating native, hybrid, and pure HTML5 mobile apps. From the SDK’s inception, we consistently focused on providing the most productive tools for force.com developers that want to create highly customized mobile experiences driven by rich corporate data.

In the 2.0 release, we dramatically simplified the getting started process, enabling first time mobile developers to create connected apps with minimal effort. At the same time, advanced developers now have the flexibility to control the user authentication flow and to take advantage of their… Continue reading

5 Ways to Make Your Mobile Apps Faster with the Chatter REST API


The Salesforce.com mobile apps are powered by the same public APIs that developers use. Find out about some of the innovative features we’ve added to the Chatter REST API to help us—and you—develop faster mobile apps. Continue reading

Improving your Case Management Response time with SMS


Case Management brings together ad hoc teams to assess, diagnose and resolve customer issues. And, SLAs (Service Level Agreements) drive resolution urgency. But, what happens if issues aren’t communicated in a timely manner? What about the liabilities associated with missing your SLAs? Continue reading

An easy way to use the Chatter REST API


When the Chatter REST API team started work, they discovered there was to do than originally anticipated. So, they created a Java wrapper that could be easily reused by anyone working with Java and the Chatter REST API. Continue reading

HTML5 and Mobile Development with Salesforce Platform Mobile Services

Salesforce Platform Mobile Services is the core Salesforce Experience across all touch-enabled devices, leveraging HTML5. Mobile Services on a mobile browser such as Mobile Safari on iPad and iPhone is a re-invented Salesforce experience optimized for smartphones and tablets. Here are some answers to commonly asked questions. Continue reading

Technovation Mentor Mixer at Salesforce.com


Last fall I started volunteering as a mentor for the Technovation Challenge, a competition hosted by the non-profit organization Iridescent. In this competition high school girls build Android apps and learn the values of entrepreneurship. In an effort to provide networking opportunities to San Francisco and East Bay mentors, there is a series of mixers, each with its own theme that draws from the volunteer and career experience of the mentors. On Wednesday, February 20, salesforce.com kicked off the first mentor mixer with the theme “managing teams.” Continue reading

Helping Mobile Application Developers Reach Millions of Users

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To help you find the perfect mobile app and to help developers reach millions of active users, visit AppExchange Mobile — the first cross-platform marketplace dedicated to enterprise mobile apps. Continue reading

New Geolocation Summer ’12 Features and Mobile Apps

Geolocation for Mobile Apps

Mobile applications will find the new geolocation support, in special pilot for Summer ’12, useful for providing location-based search on Salesforce objects. Continue reading

Check Out Mobile Components for Visualforce

We are happy to announce a new Force.com library, Mobile Components for Visualforce, that helps simplify the development of hybrid mobile apps built on Force.com. The framework contains lightweight Visualforce UI components for generating cross-platform HTML5 output that runs well on tablets (and smartphones, soon). You can deploy apps in the browser or embed them inside the hybrid container from the Salesforce Mobile SDK.

Get Started with Mobile Components for Visualforce

Want to get started? Then check out Introducing Mobile Components for Visualforce in our Technical Library for a quick introduction to this new library. And please remember that Mobile Components for Visualforce… Continue reading