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[SF1] Patch Notes for Echo Case Control

New demo up: As I quipped on twitter, while putting the new demo video together I came across a few bugs and annoyances that I wanted to fix. The code is updated on github and the related packages (unmanaged package and Chrome extension) have updates as well. The installation instructions…

[SF1] How to setup Amazon Echo Case Control for Salesforce

I'm going to put this up on my personal blog for a while to get some brave beta testers and then probably mirror the content over at developer.salesforce.com. Following the instructions below will let you: Use an Amazon Echo to list, open and modify your Salesforce Cases Support…

[SF1] Update on that Echo/Salesforce Stuff

My Echo demo is nearing the end of a evolution, I think. When I first showed it, it was utter demoware. The authentication required an API user with a fixed username and password, which was a problem in its own right. That also means that multi-user was going to be…

[SF1] Connecting Salesforce with Amazon's Auth Code Grant

I've been tinkering with Amazon's Echo and the corresponding Alexa services since mine arrived slightly before Dreamforce. It became the cornerstone of my most complicated demo ever (which I will be repeating in May it appears). However, I have shied away from sharing too much real code because I've never…

[DF15] Dreamforce, Faraday Cages and Bears, Oh My.

Every Dreamforce is a unique experience. Some of my earlier ones were remarkable simply as learning experiences. Last year, I watched as a member from hackathon team let a 19 year old Guatemalan developer crash at their place just so that he could stick around to see if he won…

[IOT] Controlling Chrome / Salesforce with Echo

I can't even begin to describe just how Work-In-Progress this is at the moment, it might never really be ready for primetime. The loop goes: Alexa translates the intent/phrase Heroku updates the record Heroku updates flags to control Chrome Visualforce tracking the Streaming API calls back to a Chrome…