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January 13, 2015 | Craig Isakson: How To: Call an Apex Controller Method From Lightning Component

Lightning seems to be all the rage these days!  How could it not?  It is exciting stuff and changes the way that Salesforce developers need to think when coming up with their solutions on the platform.  One of the most common things you will need to do with Lightning will be to call methods on an Apex controller for any server side logic you need to perform.

January 13, 2015 | Craig Isakson: How To: Call Batch Apex from Batch Apex

Batch Apex is a powerful tool that can be used to do all sorts of cool stuff on the Salesforce platform.  Batch Apex is typically used to perform larger operations that would normally be restricted by governor limits.  It allows you to break that larger operation up into smaller bite-size chunks that are easier to deal with.

January 13, 2015 | Craig Isakson: Having trouble with animations in iOS?

I was recently doing a lot of animations for a couple of iOS apps I was building.  For the most part, programming animations for iOS is straightforward and work really well.  I kept running into some small issues that were really bugging me and I was unable to find the answer to my issue.

January 13, 2015 | Craig Isakson: Realtime Tracking with the Streaming API

At Dreamforce 2014 I had the opportunity to present some cool code on using the Streaming API to perform realtime tracking within VisualForce pages on Salesforce.  It was a great experience!

December 31, 2014 | Terry Luschen: How to setup your Salesforce Organizations

Here are some simple questions to get the conversation going on how many Salesforce orgs does your business need.

December 29, 2014 | Terry Luschen: How do you tie your files to Salesforce? Azure? Sharepoint?

There continues to be a lot of energy and movement in the battle for where to save files outside of Salesforce.  Microsoft has some energy in this conversation too with both Sharepoint and Azure.

December 26, 2014 | Terry Luschen: Stopping a Visualforce Command Button from Firing the Click Event Twice - Part II

There are lots of ways to do this and I would like to share a new one that I found.

December 18, 2014 | Terry Luschen: Salesforce Custom Lead Conversion

When converting leads we typically rely on the standard ‘Convert’ button.  But what if your requirements are more complicated than that?

November 28, 2014 | Terry Luschen: Communicate from a Component to the Page - Visualforce

It is pretty easy to communicate with different parts of a Visualforce page, but what about telling the page what to do from a component?

November 28, 2014 | Terry Luschen: A Great Type-Ahead Component for Visualforce

In a recent project a type-ahead component was needed to make the user’s data-search experience much easier.  We found a nice one!

November 28, 2014 | Terry Luschen: Salesforce 2015 Winter Release - My Four Favorite Developer Goodies

It feels like the holiday season!  Another round of developer goodies from the Salesforce 2015 Winter release.  Yeah!

November 26, 2014 | Terry Luschen: The Ease of a Customer Community - Salesforce

Need to spin up a customer community?  Could I create one with just point-n-click action?  Yes.  Really?