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ForceServer: A Local Server to Streamline Salesforce OAuth and REST Development

Salesforce provides a REST API that makes it easy to access and manipulate Salesforce data from any application. To start using Salesforce OAuth and the REST APIs, you need to add a few components to your development environment: A Proxy Server to avoid cross-domain policy issues when invoking Salesforce REST services. (The Chatter API supports […]

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Building Interactive Mobile Dashboards for the Salesforce Platform

In my previous post, I shared a sample application showing how to build highly interactive mobile dashboards using Web standards, D3 and other data visualization libraries. In this post, I’ll share a similar application showing how to build interactive dashboards for the Salesforce platform using the APIs and the same charting libraries. There are […]

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Salesforce SOQL API Explorer in 30 Lines of Code

There are several robust and well established API explorers out there (here and in the IDE), and this is by no means meant to be a replacement or even an alternative. When I start exploring new APIs, I like to have a simple way to invoke methods and get the raw JSON back so […]

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Sample Mobile Application with Ionic and AngularJS

In my previous post, I wrote about Ionic, a new UI framework that’s built on top of AngularJS and that provides mobile-optimized UI components to build high-performance hybrid applications that look and feel native. I also shared an employee directory sample application built with Ionic and AngularJS. In this post, I’ll share the same application […]

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