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January 29, 2014 | Craig Isakson: Android 4.4 KitKat Screen Recording

If you are like me, you have probably at one time wished that you could record your screen on Android.  Other platforms have this feature, why can’t Android?  The wait is over.  Android can now do screen recording in Android 4.4 KitKat and above.

January 29, 2014 | Craig Isakson: New Google Drive Android API

If you are like me, you use Google Drive all the time.  Not just in the context of a user either but in the context of integrating it with your Android applications.  If you find yourself in this category you will be happy to see that the new Google Drive Android API is part of Google Play Services.

January 29, 2014 | Craig Isakson: Google to Add Fitness API?

There are new connected devices being announced every day.  Among these devices, fitness devices are becoming very popular.  These devices are being led by devices from Fitbit, Garmin, Nike, and everything in-between.  With all the new devices popping up, it is no surprise to learn that Google may be working on their own fitness API for your Google account.

December 31, 2013 | Craig Isakson: Tips for a Successful Mobile App

It seems like these days every company wants a mobile app.  There is no getting around it.  Apps are everywhere.  It seems like everyone has one but there are a couple of things you should think about before diving head first into building an app for your company.  This is by no means an all inclusive list but just a couple of the more important things you should think about.

December 30, 2013 | Craig Isakson: System.LimitException: Apex heap size too large

If you are like me you have probably seen this error before while doing some heavy lifting in Apex.  If you are wondering how you got this error and how to remedy it, fear not, I will be outlining a number of simple changes that can help aid in fixing this error.

November 30, 2013 | Rob Burke: Bluetooth 4.0 is quickly becoming your new master key

Keys have been largely unchanged in the past centuries until the last decade with key fobs, NFC chips, and now Bluetooth 4.0 changing the way we unlock our possessions.

November 29, 2013 | Craig Isakson: #DF13 and the IoT (Internet of Things)

From the keynote to breakout sessions to a corner of Moscone West devoted to a connected devices lab, Dreamforce 2013’s obvious theme seemed to be connected devices and the Internet of Things.

November 29, 2013 | Craig Isakson: Integrate Salesforce with Google Glass Using the Mirror API

While at Dreamforce this year, one of my favorite sessions I had the opportunity to attend was “Integrate Salesforce with Google Glass Using the Mirror API” by Mauricio Ardila of Velocify.

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 22, 2013 | Danielle Naboulsi: DF13: The Event in Review

Another year, another Dreamforce. Get the rundown on the entire DF13 experience in six quick points.

November 20, 2013 | Craig Isakson: Hack Your Way to a Million Dollars!

One of the more exciting elements at Dreamforce this year is the Hackathon.  Build the best mobile app on the Salesforce platform and you could walk away with a cool million, which is the single largest hackathon prize ever.