StackExchange API on Salesforce!

As you probably already know, I am a huge fan of the Salesforce StackExchange. I recently learned that the StackExchange actually has an API exposed to pull information out of their system. I thought it...
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Dependency Injection in Apex

The concepts of Inversion of Control (IoC) and Dependency Injection are well known in the traditional development world. I won’t delve into either concepts too deeply as others have done it in more...
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Extending Chatter Image Gallery using ConnectApi

Last Monday, I wrote a post about using the ConnectApi to create an image gallery from Chatter image attachments entitled Chatter Image Gallery using ConnectApi. You must read this article as it is the...
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Chatter Image Gallery using ConnectApi

The ConnectApi namespace (also called Chatter in Apex) provides classes for accessing the same data available in Chatter REST API through Apex. You can use Chatter in Apex to create custom Chatter experiences...
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My Experience Starting a Developer User Group (LVSFDCDUG)

I am very happy to announce that Peter Knolle and I have decided to start a Salesforce Developer User Group in the Lehigh Valley. The Lehigh Valley Salesforce Developer User Group, or LVSFDCDUG for short...
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Art of Estimating

One of the most difficult and sometimes overlooked aspects of a developer’s job is to be able to accurately predict how long it will take to develop a piece of functionality. This process of estimation...
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Version Control – Teamwork

Over the last three weeks, I have written three separate articles in my Version Control series: Version Control – It’s Important! Version Control – Intro to Git Version Control – Versioning Salesforce All...
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Version Control – Versioning Salesforce

In the two previous articles of this series, I discussed the importance of version control and then I went on to give an introduction to Git. I highly suggest reading each article before continuing if...
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Version Control – Intro to Git

In my previous article of this series, I discussed the importance of version control. I highly suggest reading that article before continuing if you have not already done so (unless you already have a...
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Version Control – It’s Important!

Version control, also known as source control or revision control, is: A Version Control System (VCS) is an application, desktop or web-based that lets developers keep their source code and binary and...
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