Employee Directory Sample Application with Ratchet 2.0

After this week’s double announcement that Ratchet 2.0 is available and is now part of the Bootstrap organization, I decided to update the Ratchet/Backbone version of my Employee Directory application with Ratchet 2.0 and see how it looks. You can experience the application in the phone “simulator” below (type a few characters in the search […]

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Building Interactive Dashboards in Visualforce Pages

In my previous post, I shared a sample application showing how to build interactive Mobile Dashboards for the Salesforce platform using the Force.com Mobile SDK, D3, ChartJS, and other data visualization libraries. As I mentioned in that post, the same application could be deployed in a Visualforce page hosted in your Salesforce environment. Here is […]

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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 Force.com APIs and the same charting libraries. There are […]

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Building Interactive Mobile Dashboards with D3 and other Charting Libraries

Tablets offer a great way to visually explore data using touch-based interactions. I’ve recently been looking at HTML/JavaScript charting libraries from a Mobile perspective, and I thought I’d share the sample application I used to experiment with different options. Sample Application It’s Olympic season, so I decided to create an interactive dashboard to explore the […]

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Sample Force.com 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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Sample Mobile Application with Ionic and AngularJS

In the ever evolving quest for the best mobile application development stacks, I’ve recently been looking at Ionic. Ionic is a library that provides mobile-optimized UI components to build “native-feeling” hybrid applications. Where does it fit? Ionic fits in the UI layer. But unlike other libraries in that space (Twitter Bootstrap, Foundation, Ratchet, Topcoat and […]

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A New Adventure

After 10 great years at Adobe, I’ve accepted a new challenge as a developer evangelist with salesforce.com. I’ve truly enjoyed my time at Adobe, and I’ll fondly remember the great culture, the great technology, and the great people. I’m very excited about my new challenge at Salesforce. My focus will continue to be on helping […]

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Browserify Sample Application: with Backbone, jQuery, Handlebars, and Cordova

Browserify is a tool that lets you bundle node.js modules and consume them in the browser. In other words, it allows you to write browser-based applications using node.js-style requires. Quick Tour Install browserify or Write a module Use the module Create the bundle Add bundle.js to your index.html file and run the application. More details: […]

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