24 Oct 2014

Dreamforce 2014 in Review: Catch the Wave, Ride the Lightning

Greg Ewing-Lee
Posted in: Business, Cloud, Communities, Customer Experience, Customer Journey, Events, DF14, Dreamforce, Dreamforce 2014, Marketing Cloud, Pardot, Partners, Salesforce, Strategy, Brand, Audience, Message, Targeted Marketing Programs

No doubt about it, Dreamforce never fails to impress. And this year was no exception.

Miss the fun or haven’t had a chance to watch the sessions online yet? Here’s a quick recap of our favorite highlights, news and announcements from #DF14 – all features of Salesforce’s new Customer Success Platform.

9 Sep 2014

Meet Our #DF14 Speakers

Jen Thompson
Posted in: Cloud, IT, Salesforce, Software Development, Technology, Web Development, DF14, Dreamforce

Going to Dreamforce 2014?

Come meet a couple of Sundoggers who are packing their bags for San Francisco. This year, two of our high-tech experts have been invited to speak in the Developer Zone. In their sessions, you’ll find lots of real-world insights to hit the ground running with the Streaming API and maximizing VisualForce. Not to mention, they’re a couple of the coolest guys you’ll find at #DF14.

29 Aug 2014

Excited to Speak at Dreamforce 2014

Craig Isakson
Posted in: Cloud, IT, Salesforce, Software Development, Technology, Web Development, DF14

Every year there are a few Sundoggers that make their way to San Francisco to attend Salesforce’s annual conference, Dreamforce. This year will mark my second year attending the conference. This will also give me another opportunity to share some of my knowledge I have learned on the platform with others by speaking in the Developer Zone.

4 Feb 2014

JSON Generator for Apex in Salesforce

Craig Isakson
Posted in: Cloud, Salesforce, Software Development, Technology

JSON is great for passing data from here to there and there to here. For the most part there are a lot of different tools and libraries that exist for dealing with JSON for different platforms like Android/Java and iOS/Objective-C.

15 Dec 2013

Connecting to Google API using OAuth2 - Part 3 - Retrieving the Access Token

Terry Luschen
Posted in: Cloud, Google, Salesforce, Software, Software Development, Software Maintenance

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.

29 Nov 2013

#DF13 and the IoT (Internet of Things)

Craig Isakson
Posted in: Cloud, Events, Dreamforce, Dreamforce 2013, Internet of Things (IoT), Microsoft, Salesforce, Software Development, Technology

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.

27 Nov 2013

Connecting to Google API using OAuth2 - Part 1 - Setting up the Registered App

Terry Luschen
Posted in: Cloud, Google, Software, Software Development, Software Maintenance, Technology

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.

24 Nov 2013

Defaulting Campaign Member Status Values

Terry Luschen
Posted in: Cloud, Salesforce, Software, Software Development, Software Maintenance, Sundog

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.

24 Nov 2013

Football and Scrum - They Follow the Same Principles

Terry Luschen
Posted in: Cloud, Salesforce, Software, Software Development, Software Maintenance

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.

24 Nov 2013

Disabling Triggers in Production Dynamically

Terry Luschen
Posted in: Cloud, Salesforce, Software, Software Development, Software Maintenance

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.