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Sample Ionic 2 Application with a Salesforce Back-End

In my previous post, I shared an Employee Directory application built with Ionic 2. In this post, I share another Ionic 2 sample application: ContactManager is similar to EmployeeDirectory, but instead of using in-memory data, it uses the Salesforce REST APIs to retrieve contacts from Salesforce. Instead of its version 1 custom module infrastructure, Angular […]

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Integrating ECMAScript 6 Web Applications with Salesforce Using OAuth and REST

ForceJS is a client-side micro-library that makes it easy to integrate web or hybrid applications with Salesforce using OAuth and the Salesforce REST APIs. I recently updated ForceJS to leverage ECMAScript 6. ForceJS is now available as an ECMAScript 6 module and can be installed from npm. In this article, I’ll walk you through the […]

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React University: Sample Application with React, Node.js 4, and the Lightning Design System

React University is a sample project demonstrating how to build real-life applications with React, Node.js, and the Lightning Design System. React University is written using ECMAScript 6 at the client-side (leveraging Babel) and at the server-side (leveraging the new ES6 support in Node.js 4). Watch the video for a quick walkthrough of the application: Highlights […]

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Reference Application with React, Node.js, and the Lightning Design System

If you are building business apps with React, I created a reference application with React and the Lightning Design System: the new language, framework, and vendor-independent CSS toolkit from Salesforce that provides a set of UI components, UI patterns and guidelines focused on Business/Enterprise app development. Check out this video for a quick walkthrough: The […]

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Building Salesforce Apps with React.js

In my previous posts, I shared several examples built with the React framework: I demonstrated how to build a React application in 7 steps, how to implement animated page transitions for mobile apps, and how to build a React application with a Node.js back-end. In this post, I’ll share a sample React application that accesses […]

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Salesforce Mobile SDK Presentation

Thanks everybody for attending my “Salesforce Mobile SDK” session at Salesforce1 World Tour in New York last week. The HTML slides for my session are available here (click the slide below to start): I ran the presentation as a hybrid app built with the Mobile SDK on my iPad so that I could demonstrate Mobile […]

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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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New Salesforce Mobile SDK 2.3 with Cordova 3.5 Support

The Salesforce Mobile SDK allows developers to easily build Native (iOS and Android) and Hybrid (Cordova-based) applications on top of the Salesforce platform. Version 2.3 was released last week, and you can find the list of new and improved features in the official announcement blog post. My own favorite new feature is Cordova 3.5 support […]

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New Salesforce Tutorial for Developers

Based on my own experience learning the Salesforce platform a few months ago, I put together a tutorial for developers new to Salesforce development. The objective was to boil down a sometimes intimidating number of features to some of the core concepts you need to know to get started quickly and efficiently. The list of […]

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