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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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 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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Proxxi, A Proximity-Based Social App

For the last few months, Greg Wilson and I worked nights and weekends on a little side project that we called Proxxi. The idea of Proxxi came from personal experiences, being in situations where we wished there was an easy way to communicate with people around us. For example: Is there anybody at the Marriott […]

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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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New Cordova/PhoneGap 3.x Tutorial

Last November, I delivered a full day Cordova/PhoneGap workshop with Brian Leroux at the great Full Frontal JavaScript Conference in Brighton, UK. I put some new materials (specific to Cordova 3.x) together for the occasion, and I also updated some existing content. The workshop was well received, and I thought the materials could be useful […]

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Sample Mobile Application with AngularJS

In recent months, I have been sharing different versions of the Employee Directory sample application built with different technology stacks, different frameworks, and different back-end (REST services) implementations. Recent versions include: Employee Directory with Backbone.js, RequireJS, and Twitter Bootstrap Employee Directory with Backbone.js, RequireJS, Topcoat and PhoneGap A number of you have asked for a […]

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