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[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] [IOT] Salesforce connected to Amazon Echo

The SDK (or Amazon Skills Kit / ASK) is pretty good even if not terribly feature rich. This is purely a smoke test and like I mention, I'm not crazy about the single user design. But at least I know the loop will work. More later.…

[SF1] Running Ghost 0.5 on Heroku

One of the reasons this blog exists apart from developer.salesforce.com is to serve as a testbed for some new blogging concepts I had a while ago, including using the still-in-development node.js based blog platform Ghost. It would be a little too meta to do a full review…

[MAC] Recommended: PG Commander

I'm not a terribly good DBA. I once wrote a MySQL powered application for my family. When my brother asked if we could clear out records older than a couple of years, I assumed it was no problem. Until I realized I had failed to include any kind of date…