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Episode 10 – Gaurav Kheterpal and Mobile! Mobile! Mobile!

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A deep dive into mobile development with Mobile Expert an Appcelerator Titan (MVP) Gaurav Kheterpal. https://www.linkedin.com/in/gauravkheterpal  @gauravkheterpal
Gaurav will be speaking at Dreamforce, these are his sessions!
  1. Find Your Feet on Force.com – A session aimed at newbie force.com developers helping them ramp up on the platform
    1. https://success.salesforce.com/Ev_Sessions#/session/a2q30000000hMoQAAU
  2. Automated Testing for Salesforce1 Mobile Apps Using the Appium Framework – A session for those looking to automate the testing of Salesforce1 native and hybrid apps
    1. https://success.salesforce.com/Ev_Sessions#/session/a2q30000000gunmAAA
 
Guarav reflects on his history in telecommunication development and mobile application development.
He discusses:
This is an information packed episode and a great intro for someone looking to get an rapid overview of the landscape.

Episode 9 – Mary Scotton and Diversity in Tech, Dreamforce and the Dev and Admin zones

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This week its Mary Scotton  (@rockchick322004), Developer Evangelist at Salesforce.com

Mary joins us to discuss her Women in Tech  blogging series as well as the broader ‘Diversity in Tech’ landscape.

We  also cover the new Admin Zone (Sharing space with the Dev Zone), how Admins and Developers can work together and what’s in store for Dreamforce!

Note: The Luminary Developer Sessions Mary mentions in the Podcast are now public in Agenda Builder.     Read more about them in this blog post

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Episode 8 – Gary Breavington on OWASP and Security

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On this episode of Code Coverage we’re joined by Gary Breavington a Senior Technical Consultant at Extentor Australia. Gary recently did a presentation to the Sydney DUG on OWASP and their Top Ten security risks for web applications. In this episode he talks to us about how those risks apply to Salesforce.com developers.

Gary also talks about security issues and features that Salesforce.com developers need to be aware of:

  • Security misconfiguration, especially on public sites
  • The use of ‘with sharing’ and enforcement of permissions
  • Authentication and session management
  • SOQL injection
  • Cross site scripting (XSS)
  • The automatic security scanner tool
  • Cross Site Request Forgery with Visualforce

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Gary’s code related to the OWASP Top Ten can be found on GitHub, and here are the accompanying slides:

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 4 – Carolina Ruiz on Community Building

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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

Episode 3 – Andrew Fawcett on Enterprise Development

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Andy Fawcett tells us about his journey into the world of Salesforce.com development at FinancialForce, and why he loves prototyping new ideas. Andy is the CTO of FinancialForce.com and maintains an excellent blog at andyinthecloud.com. In this episode we also cover:

For more information on the enterprise patterns, including a recording and the slides from Andy’s Dreamforce ’13 presentation check out this post on his blog.