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[IOT] (Not So) Brief Amazon Echo Review

In case you missed last season's finale of The Real Lives of Developer Evangelists, my longtime friend, co-conspirator and twice boss Reid Carlberg left the dizzy world of developer marketing for something called "push" or "email" marketing. I don't know, you'd have to ask him. That means this year the…

[SF1] Lightning Connect to MongoDB with OData

As we have added more Lightning content to Trailhead, we started to have a need to create a few more test endpoints to use with Lightning Connect. Usually Connect will access some kind of middleware layer with OData support (Informatica, SAP, etc) or relational database with an OData layer (SQL…

[SF1] Visualforce as Home Page Component

Every release for Force.com offers some sneaky new feature which is pretty easy to gloss over - but for those that need the feature, is actually really powerful. Free from the confines as a dashboard, Visualforce can now be added to the home page as an area component. This…

[SF1] Return of nofunc: Apex Templates

Quite some time ago, I started a series of blog posts that were all about creating an org/repo which was technically not functional - but existed as a starting point for functionality. Similar to how the excellent mavensmate offers the ability to not just create an Apex class that…

[SF1] On YouTube: The Making of Salesforce1