Salesforce Lightning Week Rocked!

There was a fantastic turn out to Salesforce Lightning Week world wide! So many people learning Lightning at once was fantastic. Watching the #golightningfast and #lightningdevweek hashtag this week has...
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Net Neutrality Is Important!

More than any other invention of our time, the Internet has unlocked possibilities we could just barely imagine a generation ago. And here’s a big reason we’ve seen such incredible growth and...
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#DF14 Was A Huge Success

As you all know, last week was Dreamforce ’14. I had a fantastic time and in my mind, it was a huge success. With 145,000+ registrants, it was also the largest Dreamforce ever. Getting so many people...
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Becoming a Remote Worker

It has never been easier to be a remote worker. Internet speeds on average are the fastest they have ever been and more companies are deploying tools to keep their entire workforce connected at all times...
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What Makes A Great Developer?

Last year I wrote an article about the Hour of Code, an effort to get all students at least an hour of computer programming experience. I love the idea behind it and I think it is something that should...
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3 Reasons To Attend Dreamforce ’14 As A Developer

Dreamforce (#DF14) is an amazing event that runs from October 13-16, 2014 in San Francisco, CA. It features some well known keynote speakers (Hillary Rodham Clinton, Al Gore, Tony Robbins, Marc Benioff,...
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Salesforce1 Developer Week Begins!

Yesterday, April 27, 2014, began Salesforce1 Developer Week! Salesforce1 Developer Week is a huge, global effort by Salesforce to have 60+ Developer Groups spanning across 22 countries work together towards...
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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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Thoughts on Certification Verification

Salesforce recently added a verification process for their certifications. Salesforce is providing two methods of verification, full name and email. Full name Email By searching for a name or email,...
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Breaking the Mold

Last week, Dec 9th to Dec 15th, was the Computer Science Education Week and more than 15,000,000 students helped write over 509,000,000 lines of code using the Hour of Code, an effort to get all students...
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