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[DF16] Learn #IoT with these #Dreamforce16 Hands On Workshops

This year at the IoT Cabin, I was joined by Emily Rose who assumed my old role of organizing our hands on workshops. The workshop area in the IoT Cabin will be your chance to spend an hour walking through exercises provided by our IoT partners themselves. Learn from the…

[SFDC] Handling External ID's properly

I just wanted to a jot a quick post on something I found out while catching up on work over this Labor Day. For an upcoming project (teaser here) a case is being related to a custom object. That custom object is being tracked via an external ID, the unique…

[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…

[IOS] Why Apple is right and the FBI is wrong

In having discussions about home connectivity and the Internet of Things coming to your living room, one of the most common questions or concerns I hear goes something like: Well doesn't that mean the government can listen in through your Echo? And you can insert "Kinect" or "Smart TV" for…

[JS] Plumb.js - a lib for aggregating key/value pairs

Occasionally I work on small pieces of utilitarian code under the auspice of "Laziness is a developer virtue" theory that working longer on a library I can use down the road will definitely save me more time. Then I use it for a single demo and never touch it again…