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Have you ever or are you now in a situation where you need to create an Apex class or trigger via Apex code and you are looking for a good way to do so?  Then you have come to right place.  This post will outline a simple and easy way to create these files in your Apex code that can be run from anywhere.

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Google Maps has been around for quite a while.  As such, when I came across the need to add dynamic markers to a map I did some searching.  My search didn’t really yield what was looking for.  There were a couple of similar situations I had found but nothing that really worked well.

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If you have ever used the Streaming API in Salesforce you know that you need to create a PushTopic for users to subscribe to for streaming to work.  Not a big deal right?  It’s just an object and the topics are just records in the object.

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If you have ever built a hybrid mobile application on the Salesforce Platform, you are probably familiar with Cordova.  Cordova allows your application to talk to mobile specific hardware via a JavaScript API.  This allows you the ability to tap into all the device features via JavaScript which allows for cross platform functionality.  In this blog post I will outline using your device’s camera to take a picture and subsequently upload that picture a content item in a Chatter Feed.

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In Jay Baer’s latest presentation at Social Fresh conference this past month, he asks, “Is the shotgun approach more effective than the rifle approach to social media?” After watching the presentation and looking forward to listening to Jay speak in Fargo, ND this September, I decided I wanted to reflect and share my thoughts together on this topic.

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Previous Blog Entries

July 28, 2014 | Terry Luschen: Sticking with Standard Functionality - Yet Another Example

Salesforce’s release of ‘Sales Reach’, a new solution for the Salesforce1 Sales Cloud app, yet again shows why it is best to stay with standard functionality on …More...

July 28, 2014 | Alyssa Greve: 5 ways to build relationships on Twitter

Twitter is a great tool to build relationships and connect with others online. More youth are joining the platform to engage as a secondary platform as they …More...

July 28, 2014 | Terry Luschen: Student, Well-Rounded and A Person Built for Others

How do you grow a developer into these types of roles:  Consultant, Leader, Expert and Engineer?  I think it is by developing all pieces of the developer. …More...

July 26, 2014 | Terry Luschen: Anti-Spam Laws - Salesforce

Salesforce is not setup to be a large email spamming platform, but even one wrongly sent email can break email regulations around the world.  Read on for …More...

July 26, 2014 | Terry Luschen: Taking Care of HIPAA Data - Salesforce Style

So you are dealing with health-care patient data in Salesforce?  What are some HIPAA related concepts to keep in mind?

July 24, 2014 | Alyssa Greve: 2014 Social Media Facts

As social media is always changing, it’s always beneficial to keep up to date with the most recent stats in the industry. I have collected the top …More...

July 24, 2014 | Alyssa Greve: Why to blog as a healthcare company

Blog Inc. defines blogging as, “an interactive website that delivers regular content to its readers.” Blogs can be managed by one person or by a team and …More...

July 22, 2014 | Dani Krolak: SUNDOG SPOTLIGHT: BRANDON

This ‘Dogger may have been an integral part of bringing TEDx to Minot, but around the office he’s our lifeline to all things IT. Here’s the guy …More...