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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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Episode 1 – Keir Bowden and Developing for Salesforce1

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Matt and I delighted to get this opportunity to announce something we’ve been talking about among ourselves for quite some time: “Code Coverage: a podcast for Developers on the Salesforce1 Platform”.

 

The inspiration for this podcast is Jared Miller and Mike Gerholt’s excellent ‘Button Click Admin’ podcast.  Like the Button Click Admin our podcast will be in an interview format and feature one or more guests on topics near and dear to the guest’s heart.

We are aiming to release a new 30 minute episode every two weeks and we really, really want to get the voice of the “Average” developer out there so if you think you might have something interesting to say on a given topic then please get in touch!  (And please err on the side of ‘saying yes’! )

 

And with that I’d like to introduce our first episode, it’s a deep dive into 6800 Assembly language and Salesforce1 with Keir Bowden, CTO of Brightgen – a Force.com MVP and holder of all 7 Salesforce Certifications, including Advanced Developer and Certified Technical Architect and author of Visualforce Cookbook

Keir discusses his background and how he got into force.com
6502 Assembly language
Salesforce1 development  with Visualforce including:
  •  Using Bootstrap
  •  Apache Cordova vs In App browser on iOS.
  •  Force.com SDK, Salesforce1 and Apache Cordova
  •  Debugging your app with Salesforce1
  •  Online vs ‘Mobile mobile’ apps.
  •  Offline functionality
Keir’s book ‘Visualforce Cookbook’
  •   What’s involved in writing a technical book.
  •   What he was aiming for in writing the book.
Learning to program and teaching people to program
Keir’s tools of choice
What he likes about node.js and developing Javascript
Creative approaches to dashboard refreshing 🙂
Follow Keir at @bobbuzzard  https://twitter.com/bob_buzzard
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Note: We’re still getting a handle on the audio side of things so apologies for any issues 🙂

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Welcome to Code Coverage, a soon-to-be-released podcast focused on content for Force.com developers, where each week we’ll be interviewing a developer from the community. We’ll be talking to some of the most public faces but also those behind the scenes, finding out what their backgrounds are, what they’re doing with the platform and what tools they love to use.