Monthly Archives: July 2014

Episode 6 – Josh Birk on Summer ’14 Highlights

Josh Birk (@joshbirk)  is a Developer Evangelist at Salesforce.com and so if you’re listening to this podcast there’s a great chance that you’ve already come across him in your internet adventures. He’s recently started blogging at http://joshbirk.herokuapp.com on a variety of topics and also posts on the Salesfore Developers Blog. In this episode Josh talks to us about:

His Background

  • How he arrived at Salesforce via ModelMetrics
  • Using Flex and developing the Flex REST toolkits

Summer ’14 release highlights

  • Increased API request limits for developers
  • Flex queue for batch job management
  • Approval buttons for Salesforce1
  • Improvements to Remote Objects: Upsert functionality and Apex overrides for CRUD operations
  • The power of Flow
  • The Query Planner tool

Salesforce.com Platform Specifics

  • What GA, Developer Preview, Pilot and Beta mean
  • An introduction to Canvas

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Episode 5 – Daniel Hoechst with Continuous Integration, Unit Test approaches and Remote Objects

Daniel is a 3 times Salesforce MVP, avid Salesforce user, administrator, and developer. He  also helps lead the Salt Lake City area Salesforce User Group.  He blogs at http://www.verticalcoder.com/ tweets at https://twitter.com/dhoechst and codes at https://github.com/dhoechst
Topics covered
  • How he learned Force.com and the importance of Twitter in the process.
Team Development
  • Continuous Integration with Drone.io and BitBucket.
  • Tools for working with git – SourceTree
  • Books for learning git:  Pro Git
  • IDE tools – MavensMate/Sublime
Remote Objects
  • What you can do with them
  • Changes to Remote Objects coming in Summer ’14

Integrating Salesforce with your Fax Server.  Yes, really.

Apex Testing Tips and his Salesforce Test-Factory framework

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Episode 4 – Carolina Ruiz on Community Building

If you’ve not heard of Carolina Ruiz yet then it can only be assumed that you’ve spent a considerable period offline this year, as she’s one of the two first female Force.com MVPs and a force to be reckoned with. The ever-brilliant Mary Scotton interviewed Carolina in her must read Women In Tech blog series.  Carolina works at FinancialForce.com and writes a Salesforce.com development blog in Spanish, called Code and Vogue. In this whirlwind episode we discuss:

  • How Carolina got involved in the platform
  • The South-Spain Salesforce.com Developer User Group
  • Presenting Salesforce.com Development at Grenada University
  • Spanish resources for Salesforce
  • Communities and Salesforce1
  • Dreaming of an offline Apex compiler
  • Undertaking the Advanced Developer Certification