TrailheaDX Global Gathering 2017!

On Thursday July 27th, my local user group, the Lehigh Valley Salesforce Developer Group, participated in the TrailheaDX Global Gathering #tdx17. TrailheaDX is Salesforce’s main developer conference...
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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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