Document Apex Code with ApexDoc

My fellow Appirian and resident super-smart guy, Aslam Bari has created a super slick tool to document Apex code. ApexDoc is essentially JavaDocs for Apex. You add comments to your source code in the JavaDoc fashion (@author, @date, @param, etc) and ApexDoc reads these and generates a nice set of…

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Salesforce REST API Demo from Cloudstock

This is the demo that I put together for the Cloudstock Hackathon and I tried to throw in as many partner services as possible. I finally ended up with five so it was dubbed the "Kitchen Sink" demo. I thought some people may find it useful as it shows how…

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My VMforce and Facebook Demos Today at Dreamforce

If you are at Dreamforce today here are the sessions that I am speaking in. I'm really excited to be part of both of them as the topics (VMforce and the new Facebook toolkit) are really cool. Leveraging Public Social Networks - West 2005 @ 12:15 We'll be showing off…

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Cloud Computing for Java Developers Webinar (VMforce)

I attended the Cloud Computing for Java Developers webinar yesterday, which was essentially an intro to VMforce and the Force.com platform for (non-Force.com) Java developers. Quinton Wall and Jesper Joergensen did a good job with the overview of the platform but I was really looking for some tidbits…

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Error Compiling Salesforce Metadata API with WSC

This might not be relevant right now but you may find it useful in the near future. I'm tinkering with an app that spits out documentation for an org. I really hate doing documentation and am quite lazy so I thought I'd write something to allow my computer to do…

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Get Ready for VMForce - Here's How!

VMForce is coming (sometime in the near future) so what can you do to get started now? If I was a betting man (with inside info), here is what I'd do to get ready. Start Building on Google App EngineMy guess is that VMForce will look a little like Google…

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Salesforce Chatter for Android

My blog has been a little quiet since I left for Google IO a few weeks ago and this is primarily the reason why. In addition to my day job I've been working on getting up-to-speed on Android development. Google sent me a Droid about a month before the conference…

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WaveMaker's IDE for the Cloud

Yesterday at Appirio we had a private demo of the WaveMaker platform from the guys at WaveMaker. I'll try to recap most of the things that I heard as it pertains to Salesforce.com and vmforce but for more details you'll want to check out their website. The WaveMaker platform…

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Java Command Line App Using the Salesforce WSC

Force.com Web Service Connector (WSC) is a high performance web services stack that is much easier to implement than the "tried and true" Force.com Web Services API. Here's a quick command line app you can use as a starter application. This class simply creates a new Account and…

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Integrate Chatter & Twitter on Google App Engine using OAuth

Cross-posted at the Appirio Tech Blog. At Appirio we've been excited about Salesforce Chatter for quite a while. We firmly believe that Chatter has the potential to bridge the gap between enterprise applications and the way people work. We were luckily enough to receive special prerelease access to Chatter to…

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