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Great “Buy One Get One Free” Offer from Packt Publishing

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Packt Publishing has a GREAT promotion going on right now to celebrate the release of their 2000th title. For a limited time, you can get two Ebooks for the price of one.  You have an enormous library to choose from that covers everything about web, mobile, game, big data and cloud development. What I really like about this publisher is that they are strong supporters of the open source community. […]

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Motivation and Tips for Passing the Force.com Advanced Developer Certification

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If you are currently pursuing or even just thinking about pursuing the Force.com Advanced Developer Certification, I strongly suggest you check out this video. It is a recording of a panel discussion held at the most recent Dreamforce (late 2013), in which 3 people (seen in the image on the left) who have recently passed the Advanced Developer Certification shared their personal stories. All three of the speakers had very […]

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Add Audio/Video Conferencing to Any Visualforce Page with GoInstant

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It is very likely you missed the announcement less than two years ago about Salesforce acquiring a Canadian-based company named GoInstant. It is also likely that even if you attended Dreamforce in late 2013, you missed a very informative session titled, “Build Real-time Multi-User Apps with Visualforce, GoInstant and AngularJS“. From what I can tell, not much fuss has been made so far about the Backend-as-a-Service provider that was founded […]

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Winter 14 Release Training – Force.com

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The following are notes I took while viewing the Salesforce Premier Training regarding Force.com enhancements in the new Winter 14 release. These notes can be used by Certified Developers to prepare for the Winter 14 certification release test. What is User Sharing? The User object now supports organization-wide defaults, sharing rules, and manual sharing. This means that a top level person can control which users see other users in the […]

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Winter 14 Release Training Notes – Analytics

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The following are notes I took while viewing the Salesforce Premier Training regarding Analytics enhancements in the new Winter 14 release. These notes can be used by Certified Developers to prepare for the Winter 14 certification release test. What is Historical Trending? Let’s you analyze how an opportunity or custom object data changes over time. You can do the following: Build Tabular reports to give you side by side comparison […]

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Google Charts and ASP.NET

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I recently had the opportunity to redesign a very small web application that was used to display residential housing statistics. The previous application was created over 10 years ago and as you can imagine, now leaves a lot to be desired. It was an ASP.NET application that used many post back operations to render charts using a very limited 3rd party charting tool. It performed slowly and lacked a lot […]

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Why a .NET Developer Loves Force.com

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When I graduated from College 20 years ago, I had no idea how much would change in the world of Software Development. Back then, the college I attended taught students COBOL as the primary language (and yes, I realize that some people reading this will not even know what that is). It is lucky for me that I love learning new things. My entire career has been one VERY long […]

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