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Secure, Offline, Cross-Platform Apps with Salesforce Mobile SDK and Web Components

co-authored by Eugene Oksman (@oksman) and  Akhilesh Gupta (@akhileshgupta)   Meeting Ever Exceeding Mobile Expectations  Building a mobile app? Get ready for an escalating list of requirements! Full Offline Support Focused User Interface Infinite Scrolling Cross-Platform Deployments Branding Enterprise mobile apps are now expected to solve some of the most complicated use cases. To help developers […]

#SFWITWednesday: Salesforce Themed Halloween Costumes!

If you love Salesforce, and don't yet have a Halloween costume, here are some easy Salesforce themed costumes you must consider!

#SFWITWednesday: Weekly Roundup of Women in Tech News – Week of July 2, 2014

Welcome to this week's edition of Salesforce.com’s Women in Tech Wednesday roundup! #SFWITWednesday This week, we had a lot of great news coming our way – both heartwarming and inspiring – and they all have a central theme. Whether you are a mom frustrated that your daughter is the only girl in her summer camp, or a large company who wants to see more diversity, size is inconsequential when you are working towards 'debugging inclusion'.

Five Tips for Implementing Unified Development Teams

In a recent post I talked about why salesforce.com chose to go with a unified team approach from the very beginning. After getting some great feedback I thought I'd follow it up with five quick tips about implementation. If you're thinking about implementing unified teams into your business' workflow hopefully these tips will help.

Bay Area Girl Geek Dinner at Salesforce.com

Last week on Wednesday, May 14, salesforce.com partnered with Bay Area Girl Geek Dinner to host 120 women engineers (1,100 registered for the lottery!) for a night of networking, lightning talks, and demos. The meetup was hosted at salesforce.com’s headquarters and had special appearances by salesforce.com co-founder Parker Harris and long time salesforce.com executive, Rajani Ramanathan. The night had so many great memories but here are our top 10:

DevOps Hack Day at Salesforce.com

Salesforce.com operates its own data centers, and our infrastructure teams are as passionate about innovating as the mobile, apps, and platform groups that take the stage at Dreamforce. This post is a window into how we approach the unseen engineering activities of deploying, managing, and monitoring tens of thousands of nodes of physical infrastructure.

Quality Engineers and Developers… Can’t we all just get along?

Salesforce.com has always been a highly innovative company that isn't afraid to think outside the box. That was true when we were 4 employees and it’s true now that we are over 15,000. Our innovation isn't just based on features and technology; we also aren't afraid to go against the status quo when it comes to testing. Salesforce.com was founded on a culture of quality and customer advocacy. We truly understand that we exist because of our customers and we need to be providing the best possible experience for them.

Salesforce.com and Unbounce Present Tech Security Talks

Vancouver presented a solid week of world-class information security conferences and courses geared at developers and hackers between CanSacWest and BSides. Salesforce.com and Unbounce collaborated to present an accessible security discussion, our Tech Security Talks (#techsec) event. We decided on an evening fireside chat with industry experts followed by a Q&A session that would be geared towards covering the implications of security issues ranging from bugs to privacy laws.

“Group membership operation already in progress” – Managing Group Membership Locks for Success

Salesforce uses a central Group object to manage visibility related to the Role Hierarchy, Territory Hierarchy, Public Groups and Queues.  When administrative changes occur in these areas a group membership lock is taken to ensure data integrity is maintained while complex sharing calculations are completed.  The following activities take out group membership locks for the […]

Architect Salesforce Record Ownership Skew for Peak Performance in Large Data Volume Environments

Salesforce customers who manage large data volume in their orgs must architect record ownership carefully to ensure peak performance.  When you have a large number of records owned by a single user in Salesforce, we call that an “ownership skew”.  There are many cases which lend themselves well to this type of architecture.  While any […]