GWT UiBinder Hello World Tutorial

I've been working on a new project the past couple of weeks that (fortunately) requires Google Web Toolkit (GWT) and I wanted to use the new UiBinder that was released with GWT 2.0 in early December for a number of reasons (clean separation of UI and code, easier collaboration…

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Calling a REST Web Service (JSON) with Apex

Cross-posted at the Appirio Tech Blog. Using JSON RESTful Web Services with Salesforce.com opens up your org to a number third-party integration opportunities (Google, Yahoo!, Flickr, bespoke, etc.). JSON support isn't baked into the Force.com platform but Ron Hess at Salesforce.com has created a JSON parser which…

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Google Wave Desktop Notifier for Windows & Linux

One of the main complaints regarding Google Wave is that it is yet another system to check (Gmail, Twitter, Facebook, etc.). Until (and if) Google Wave is integrated with Gmail, there are a few desktop options to notify you that you have new waves. I've been using the Google Wave…

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Google Releases Google Web Toolkit 2.0

Google released Google Web Toolkit 2.0 (GWT) yesterday with some really cool features and improvements. For those of you not familiar with GWT, it is a development toolkit for building and optimizing complex browser-based applications. You write your front-end code in Java and it is auto-magically compiled into cross…

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Using Gmail Notifier with Multiple Accounts

I live and die by Gmail but if you are like me, and have multiple accounts, it can be a challenge to keep track of them. Google has a nifty little Gmail Notifier that runs in your menu bar but it only works for one account. My problem is that…

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Salesforce Username Tip

If you are like me you probably have 1.35 million Salesforce usernames. You have usernames for productions orgs, sandboxes, developer orgs, pre-release orgs, partner portals, etc. and they all must be unique. So how do you manage this chaos in a manner that doesn't drive you insane with password…

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