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Showing posts from September, 2014

10th Chennai Salesforce Meetup - Recap

After the  Salesforce1 developer week  in Chennai, yesterday we gathered to discuss about Winter’15 release and Dreamforce. Our fellow group members showed very good response for this event from the time this event was scheduled. This time 50+ salesforce administrators and developers from different companies gathered and three developers from Trichy who traveled more than 300 kms to attended this meetup. Everyone so excited about this event and that shows the energy. Initially I presented about the Visualforce remote object, which is one of the generally available features in Winter’15 release, we had trivia in the mid of my topic which helps to make the session more interactive and many attendees bagged awesome salesforce t-shirts and books.Here is my presentation deck and refer this link for the code samples. Then Shivanath presented about Dreamforce, What is dreamforce event? and how its helpful for the developers. The session is really helpful for the attendees those who h

Tooling API + Salesforce1 = SalesforceD

Hope you all know about SalesforceA mobile app for admin, which helps to perform user management tasks like editing user details, resetting passwords, assigning permission sets, and unlocking, freezing, and deactivating user accounts—all from your mobile device, why can't we have an app for developers do some basic stuffs from their mobile phones? So I thought of bringing some basic activities of developers to perform from their mobile application. We are not bringing entire developer console functionality into a mobile, personally I don't think it going to helpful for developers, its difficult to write code in a touch screen keyboards. First lets take a simple functionality "Checking overall coverage" from your Salesforce1. When I checked for the different possibilities found that Tooling API is the only method where we can easily bring the development functionality into mobile. Tooling API provides both SOAP and REST services that allow us to build custom devel

Authenticate Salesforce with LinkedIn

In this blog post let see about how to configure social single sign-on authentication for salesforce. As part of Winter15 release salesforce provided social single sign-on using LinkedIn and twitter also. Now lets see about how to configure using LinkedIn.This allows user to login in to your salesforce organization using their social media account, this functionality can be used for both internal and external(community users). Let see step by step procedure for LinkedIn. Create LinkedIn Application: Log into your LinkedIn developer account . Click on the username at the top of the page and select API keys Click Add Application and enter all mandatory settings and save. Note down the API key and Secrete key  we will use it later in salesforce LinkedIn Auth. Provider in salesforce: Go to setup->Security control->Auth. Providers select LinkedIn in the provider, then enter the name and URL suffix. In the Consumer Key enter the API key and in the Consumer secrete