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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?

September 15, 2014 | Terry Luschen: Integrating Pardot and Salesforce - User Interface Layer

In a previous blog post I showed how to query a prospect from Pardot using the Pardot API.  In this blog post I will show you how to get that data back to the Visualforce page.

September 14, 2014 | Terry Luschen: Integrating Pardot and Salesforce - Data Layer

Pardot is a Salesforce product that can be integrated in a variety of ways.  Read on to see how to call the Pardot API from Apex within Salesforce.

August 22, 2014 | Terry Luschen: Custom Buttons in SalesforceOne

We understand well how to make a custom button interact with a Visualforce page on the standard page layouts in a desktop browser.  But how do we do that same functionality in Salesforce1?