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January 14, 2014 | Terry Luschen: Change Sets - Show Many Extra Items per Page

Change Sets are great for providing a consistent audit trail, but selecting items can be slow at times.  I have some wish list items plus a nice find from a fellow Sundogger.

January 14, 2014 | Terry Luschen: Looking Forward to Salesforce Spring 2014 Release

There is always something to look forward to with a Salesforce release and Spring 2014 is no different.  I would like to share four features that caught my eye with you.

December 31, 2013 | Craig Isakson: Google’s Portable Native Client

If you have been dealing with the world of high performance web, you have probably heard of Google’s Native Client.  If you have not, Native Client is essentially a way of compiling low level code to run in a web browser.

December 22, 2013 | Terry Luschen: Connecting to Google API using OAuth2 - Part 5 - Create a Google Calendar Event

In the first three parts of this series I have looked into how to connect to the Google API to retrieve the access token.  Now that we have the access token we will be able to do the actual work that we want to do.  Yeah!  In the Part 4 post I showed how to update a value in a Google spreadsheet.  In this blog post, Part 5, I will look into creating a Google Calendar Event.

December 22, 2013 | Terry Luschen: Connecting to Google API using OAuth2 - Part 4 - Updating a Google Spreadsheet

In the first three parts of this series I have looked into how to connect to the Google API to retrieve the access token.  Now that we have the access token we will be able to do the actual work that we want to do.  Yeah!  In this blog post, Part 4, I will look into updating a cell value in a Google spreadsheet.

December 15, 2013 | Terry Luschen: Connecting to Google API using OAuth2 - Part 3 - Retrieving the Access Token

In the first two blog posts we looked at setting up the Google Registered App and receiving the authorization code.  Now it is time to trade the authorization code for the access token.

November 27, 2013 | Craig Isakson: Create a Hybrid Mobile App With the Salesforce Mobile SDK

Dreamforce is over but you don’t have to stop learning!!  Salesforce has posted all of the sessions from Dreamforce.  If you are interested in learning about how to create a hybrid mobile app on the Salesforce platform check out my session below.

November 27, 2013 | Terry Luschen: Connecting to Google API using OAuth2 - Part 1 - Setting up the Registered App

This will be first in a series of blog posts dealing with how to connect to some of the Google APIs from Salesforce.  The first step is to create a Google App within a Google Project.  Read on to find out how.

November 24, 2013 | Terry Luschen: Defaulting Campaign Member Status Values

Trying to default Campaign Member status values in Salesforce can be difficult because they must be setup new with each and every Campaign.  Read on for two ways to help default these values without having to do it manually.

November 24, 2013 | Terry Luschen: Football and Scrum - They Follow the Same Principles

The Scrum process and the process a football team follows to get ready for a game share a lot of similarities.  This football example shows why Scrum can apply to many processes in life.

November 24, 2013 | Terry Luschen: Disabling Triggers in Production Dynamically

There are times when triggers need to be disabled because of certain types of data loads.  With a little planning up front this can be very easy.

October 29, 2013 | Terry Luschen: Planning Poker - The Great Equalizer

Planning Poker is part of the estimation process for the Agile methodology called Scrum.  There are some key pieces to this process that I would like to emphasize.