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Avoiding Apex Speeding Tickets (Concurrent Request Limits via Synchronous Callouts)

Learn how to manage callouts, and avoid the Apex concurrent requests limit.

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Analyze billions of records on Salesforce App Cloud with BigObject

Learn what 100 billion+ records on the Salesforce App Cloud could actually mean to you.

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Salesforce Backup and Restore Essentials Part 4

Learn how to minimize transformation when restoring data.

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Force.com Fundamentals

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Architecting Force.com Apps,
a Design Primer

Learn the key concepts and features that you need to design and architect apps that leverage the Force.com development platform.

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The Force.com Multitenant Architecture, Under the Hood

Learn about the metadata-driven software architecture that makes the Force.com platform fast, scalable, and secure for any type of application.

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Force.com Environments

Force.com apps are built and delivered in online environments. Learn about which environments are available, and how and when to use them.

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Learn what you need to know to build reports that fly—and ensure that your data is at your users' fingertips.

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Network Best Practices for Salesforce Architects

Learn best practices that will help you identify risks and find solutions to network related challenges.

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Force.com Integration Design

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Integrating with the Force.com Platform

Get an overview of the Force.com platform's fundamental integration points.

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Introduction to Force.com Canvas Apps

Learn how to create your first Force.com Canvas app, which is fully integrated in Force.com.

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Integration Patterns and Practices

Learn all about common Salesforce integration strategies in the form of patterns.

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Force.com App Logic Design

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Alert! Event Notification Options for Force.com Apps

Learn about event notification, the Salesforce features you can use to implement it, and how to use those features to suit your event notification use case.

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Inside the Force.com Query Optimizer

Learn how to write efficient and selective queries to ensure that your applications perform and scale as your business grows on the Salesforce1 Platform.

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Developing Selective Force.com Queries through the Query Resource Feedback Parameter Pilot

Learn how to view the execution options that the Force.com query optimizer is considering.

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A Guide to Application Performance Profiling in Force.com

Learn how to identify performance bottlenecks, and plan for your applications' and users' success.

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Alert! Salesforce Event Notification Designs for Force.com Apps

Learn how to use the Salesforce event notification features to meet your event notification use cases.

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Asynchronous Processing in Force.com

Learn the underlying concepts of asynchronous processing and how you can build effective design patterns around asynchronous processing.

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Performance Tuning for Visualforce and Apex

Learn best practices and debugging techniques for tuning performance of your Apex and Visualforce code.

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Revving Up the Force.com Formula Engine

Learn how to use formula fields to improve the scalability of applications that handle very large data volumes.

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The Apex 10 Commandments

Learn the fundamental rules that can help you avoid common pitfalls and develop top-notch Force.com applications for your users.

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Force.com User Interface Design

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Building Efficient Visualforce Pages

Learn how to implement efficient page designs, and find and fix problems, to deliver a great application experience.

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Introduction to Visualforce

Learn about Visualforce, the component-based UI framework that enables you to build attractive, dynamic, reusable user interfaces.

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Visualforce Performance: Best Practices

Learn how to locate and test problems, and design for optimal Visualforce page performance.

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Arch-core-pagination.png Paginating Data for Force.com Applications

Learn how to choose the best Salesforce pagination tool for your applications so that you can improve your page response time and your users' overall experience.

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Force.com Data Management Design

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Database Query & Search Optimization Cheat Sheet

Learn best practices for creating selective filter conditions, minimizing query response times, and optimizing your database's performance.

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Salesforce API Series: Fast Parallel Data Loading with the Bulk API

Learn how to achieve awesome throughput in your parallel data loads and integrations on the Salesforce1 Platform.

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The Salesforce Bulk API - Maximizing Parallelism and Throughput Performance

Learn how to maximize parallelism and throughput when loading or integrating large volumes of data.

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An Introduction to the Force.com Database

Learn about the Force.com platform's underlying database, the declarative Force.com Setup environment for automatically creating applications, and the integration between Apex and database services.

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Generating and Loading Representative Test Data for Salesforce and Force.com Orgs

Learn how to use representative test data to gauge the usability and performance of any database-driven app—before you move your data to production.

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Extreme Salesforce Data Volumes

Learn best practices for designing and configuring data structures—and for planning a deployment process—so that you can significantly reduce your deployment times and achieve operational efficiency.

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Learn what 100 billion+ records on the Salesforce App Cloud could actually mean to you.

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Arch-core-extreme-data.png Extreme Salesforce Data: Distributed Application Partitioning with Force.com Canvas and Heroku

Learn how to archive historical Salesforce records to Heroku Postgres and integrate a remote app's UI and user authentication into Salesforce with Force.com Canvas.

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Arch-core-ldv.png Best Practices for Deployments with Large Data Volumes

Explore underlying concepts and best practices for supporting and improving the performance of Force.com implementations with large data volumes.

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Force.com Security Design

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Platform Encryption Architecture

Learn about the Platform Encryption architecture on the Salesforce1 Platform and how it keeps your data secure and provides flexible key management.

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Protecting Your Data in the Cloud

Get an overview of salesforce.com's commitment to trust, how our platforms protect your data, and the built-in features that you can use to build secure applications.

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A Guide to Sharing Architecture

Learn about data accessibility components, sample sharing model use cases, real customer sharing solutions, and sharing-related troubleshooting guidelines.

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//wiki.developerforce.com/page/Record-Level_Access:_Under_the_Hood Record-Level Access: Under the Hood

Learn about the database architecture Salesforce uses to provide fast and secure record access, and why changing record access configurations affects performance.

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Arch-core-draes.png Designing Record Access for Enterprise Scale

Learn how to manage group maintenance and sharing performance with the built-in sharing behaviors that support Salesforce applications.

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//wiki.developerforce.com/page/Territory_Management_Decision_Guide Territory Management Decision Guide

Find the most appropriate territory management solution to meet your organization's business needs.

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Force.com Mobile App Design

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Building Hybrid Mobile Apps for AppExchange

Learn about the AppExchange constraints around hybrid models and about security review, license management, and API call best practices.

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Making Your Apex and Visualforce Reusable

Learn from practical code examples how you can build your Visualforce pages and functionality in a more reusable way.

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Security Best Practices for Mobile Development

Learn about iOS and Android security features, how app data can be compromised, and best practices for developing secure mobile enterprise apps.

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Force.com App Distribution Design

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AppExchange: Evaluating Apps for the Large Enterprise

Learn about logging, constructing your test data, and using key technologies such as Push Major.

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How We Built the Private AppExchange App (Apex, Visualforce, RWD)

Learn how the AppExchange and Success Community team built the Private AppExchange.

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ISVforce Guide

The ISVforce Guide is written for independent software vendors (ISVs) who want to build and sell applications using the Force.com platform.

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