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Episode 7 – Boris Bachovski on the Advanced Developer Certification

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Boris Bachovski (@bachovski) is a Senior Salesforce.com Developer with Deloitte Australia, and is an ex-colleague of Matt’s. Boris is an active member of the Salesforce StackExchange site, and he joins us this week to discuss his impressions of the Advanced Developer Certification. Topics discussed include:

  • How to know when you’re ready for the 501
  • The sign up process, and what dates are what
  • The multiple choice part of the exame
  • How long to spend on the assignment
  • Boris’ experience of the 501 as a whole
  • Hard coding IDs is bad!

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Episode 6 – Josh Birk on Summer ’14 Highlights

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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

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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 2 – Reid Carlberg and the Internet of Things

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  • Drones and how he integrated it them with Salesforce1
  • Dreamforce and why he won’t be flying drones at inside
  • How Reid got into Developer Evangelism.
  • Node.js and why he likes it.
  • Why Steven should buy Sublime Text and other favorite text editors
  • The Internet of Things and how Salesforce can fit in.
  • How you can get started with IoT programming at home.
  • How to get started in Salesforce Development as a novice or experienced developer.
  • Polyglot programming on the platform.
  • What makes an effective developer.

 

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