Google Announces Beta for "Gmail on Your Box"

Google is set to announce a major strategy switch with respect to cloud computing later today. As a “trusted tester” Appirio is privy to certain information but we were placed on embargo until 8am EST this morning. According to our CMO, Narinder Singh, Google will shortly announce that they are…

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Google Chrome Extension - Force.com Logins

One of our brilliant guys in our Appirio Japan office, Toshihiro Takasu, wrote this really slick Google Chrome Extension for managing your salesforce.com logins in Chrome: Keeps your salesforce.com account information (usrename, password, security token, and description). Lets you log into the account you selected with new tab.…

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Appirio Customer, RehabCare, Featured in Apple Commercial

Our customer RehabCare is currently being featured in a really nice video on Apple's iPad in Business website. I just finished up this project with a lot of other great people from Appirio and RehabCare on the team. Very fun and challenging work integrating with Google Health in addition to…

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Released - Force.com Utility Belt for Salesforce.com

The Force.com Utility Belt is a Google Chrome Extension that I wrote to make my life easier. While developing on the Force.com platform I consistently need access to Salesforce documents, message boards, code snippets, etc. and opening PDFs, searching documentation and looking up Visualforce component signatures becomes tedious.…

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Chrome Extension - Force.com Utility Belt for Saleforce.com

I built the Chrome Extension Salesforce.com ID Converter last month and found it quite useful. I consistently need to check out the Salesforce.com developer guides (especially Apex and Visualforce) so I started on another extension to make my development tasks easier, the Force.com Utility Belt. The extension…

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Google Chrome Extension: Salesforce.com ID Converter

The Saleforce UI displays 15 digit, case-sensitive IDs for records. However, for Windows machines you will need to use a case-safe version of the ID for data migration, API calls and such. It's not hard to generate these 18 digits IDs but it does take some time. I've been working…

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Using RSA-SHA1 with Salesforce Crypto Class

This is a rather obscure post but it will definitely come in handy to someone trying to use the RSA-SHA1 algorithm with the Salesforce Crypto class. I'm spent the past two days trying to hook up OAuth using Apex and various Google Services. The standard HMAC-SHA1 algorithm is fairly straight…

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Force.com Toolkit for Google Wave Demo at Google I/O

I attended this demo at Google I/O and am glad that the video is finally available. I've wanted to post it for awhile but Google put the video up about a week ago and then promptly took it down. Not sure why...? I think Quinton Wall and Kris Muller…

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Google I/O 2010 Recap

I'm back from Google I/O 2010 in San Francisco and am finally able to take a breath. There were over 5,000 developers, 90+ technical sessions, over 180 companies peddling their tech in the Sandbox and a steady stream of product and technology announcements. It was two action-packed days…

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Appirio Announces PS Connect at Google Campfire One

Last night at Google Campfire One we demonstrated PS Connect, a new extension to our PS Enterprise product that allows service professionals to run their business directly from their Gmail inbox. We were the closing presentation for the night and you can view the video of the demo below. It's…

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