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Real-World Advice for New Salesforce Developers

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At this years Dreamforce (2014), I did a talk about Career Strategies for Developers Transitioning to Salesforce. I interviewed several developers, who all had some great advice to share. Even though I have spotlighted three developers who had a lot to share, this post is a summary of some of the best advice they ALL offered for those developers new to the platform. Eric Bell – Salesforce Developer at Polymorph […]

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Pagination and the StandardSetController – No Custom Controller Required

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When I designed the code for my online course for lynda.com called “Developing with Visualforce“, I looked for solutions that were as simple as possible. After all, even I will admit that developers do tend to over complicate things unnecessarily. One of the areas I was covering was handling multiple records and therefore pagination was introduced. In my research for the course, I uncovered dozens of posts/tutorials by developers using […]

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Salesforce Developer Spotlight: Michael Welburn

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This is the third in a new series of posts that will spotlight one Developer who has successfully transitioned to Salesforce. The people in these posts were interviewed in order to share their transition experiences with other developers. This information was used as part of a Dreamforce 2014 session titled, “Career Strategies for Developers Transitioning to Salesforce“. Michael Welburn, Developer/Consultant at 7Summits¬† Michael completed the Salesforce Advanced Developer Certification back […]

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Salesforce Developer Spotlight: Eric Bell

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This is the second in a new series of posts that will spotlight one Developer who has successfully transitioned to Salesforce. The people in these posts were interviewed in order to share their transition experiences with other developers. This information was used as part of a Dreamforce 2014 session titled, “Career Strategies for Developers Transitioning to Salesforce“. Eric Bell, Polymorph Corporation Eric has a broad range of experience working with […]

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Slide Deck from Dreamforce 14 Session

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On Tuesday I had the honor of speaking at a Dreamforce 14 session titled, “Career Strategies for Developers Transitioning to Salesforce”. A few people at the session asked whether my slide deck would be made available and I promised them I would post it on my blog, so that is the main purpose for this post. If you are interested in the slides from my session, you can find them […]

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Salesforce Developer Spotlight: Jason Hammerle

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This is the first in a new series of posts that will spotlight one Developer who has successfully transitioned to Salesforce. The people in these posts were interviewed in order to share their transition experiences with other developers. This information was used as part of a Dreamforce 2014 session titled, “Career Strategies for Developers Transitioning to Salesforce“. Jason Hammerle Salesforce Architect for Cameleon Software, a PROS company Jason, who recently […]

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Nothing but .NET Series on DeveloperForce

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Yesterday marked the beginning of a new series of posts I am doing for the DeveloperForce Blog on .NET integration with Force.com. The first post, which you can find here goes over the differences between using a service reference versus a web reference when connecting to the Force.com SOAP API using .NET. I actually discovered a surprise result when doing the research for this post, so if you work with.NET […]

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Heads Up: Custom Home Page Components Using iFrames may stop working in Summer 15

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In preparation for my upcoming Visualforce course on Lynda, I discovered something that I think may have a big impact on some people out there that are using iFrames to embed a Visualforce page in the Sidebar. I have seen this technique used by several people over the years to display data in the sidebar and up until just recently the only way to accomplish this was to create a […]

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