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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?

October 27, 2014 | Terry Luschen: Calculating Calendar Hours in Salesforce

Calculating ‘Calendar Hours’ in Salesforce can be pretty easy if the Business Hours feature in Salesforce is used.

October 26, 2014 | Terry Luschen: Calculating Business Hours in Salesforce

Many times you need to figure out how many business hours are needed for completing a task.  How can that be done in Salesforce?

October 26, 2014 | Terry Luschen: Clicking a Specific Button When Enter is Pressed - Salesforce

Sometimes we want a specific button to be clicked when enter is pressed in a textbox.  How can we do that with a Visualforce page?

October 26, 2014 | Terry Luschen: The Flexibility of the Force.com Platform - Auditing Software

The Force.com platform can be the home to a wide variety of applications.  The experience I can share comes from an audit software background.

September 30, 2014 | Craig Isakson: Another Dreamforce Giveaway?!

Yes, today I am all about the Dreamforce giveaways.  This post is no exception!  Have you been wondering about what the Streaming API is?  How about how to use the Streaming API?  Maybe you know what it is and how to use it but have been curious on how to implement realtime tracking in Visualforce pages via the Streaming API?  If you answered yes to either of these questions, look no further!!

September 25, 2014 | Craig Isakson: Notifications with the Salesforce iOS SDK in iOS 8

Anytime there is an OS update for mobile devices, no matter the platform, I always like to pull up apps I have written before or are currently working on to check to see if there are any hiccups.  iOS 8 was no different.  I noticed that my notifications were not working with one of my apps that is built off of the Salesforce iOS SDK.

September 24, 2014 | Terry Luschen: Connecting to the Google GeoLocation API with Salesforce

Ever need to get a latitude and longitude value for a zip code?  The Google GeoLocation API can help you out.

September 23, 2014 | Terry Luschen: Connecting to the MapQuest API

Are you trying to do some GeoLocation work in Salesforce?  Maybe the MapQuest API can help you out?