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[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…

[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…

[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] Recently on Trailhead (2/6/2015)

This last Monday we rather quietly did an update to Trailhead on developer.salesforce.com aren't familiar with Trailhead, it is the interactive learning experience we launched this last Dreamforce. It's a great way to learn or brush up on the basics of the Salesforce1 Platform. If you haven't tried…

[SF1] Chrome Extension: Salesforce1 (Mobile) Demo

Taking a moment to blow some air into my horn, as it were. Around the beginning of the year I started walking through the steps of trying to develop interfaces for Salesforce1 mobile. I ran into multiple issues to doing it quickly and created a couple of side projects to…