Installing Ruby 1.8 and & 2.3.8 for ActiveSalesforce

I've been working for the past week or two on my Ruby for Force.com Developers series but have run into a few snags. First of all the ActiveSalesforce adapter doesn't work with Rails 3.0.3. There's a post on the message boards where Quinton Wall mentions that he…

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Learning Ruby for Force.com Developers – Part 3

This is part #3 of my adventures of learning Ruby for Force.com developers. If you missed parts #1 and #2 you might want to take a look at those just to get up to speed. Again, these are my goals for this series: Learn Ruby Develop an app locally…

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Ruby and Salesforce Integration with SOAP

A copy of the new Force.com Developer News arrived in my inbox this morning with some interesting news. An Adobe Air (beta) of the Force.com Explorer has been released for people to begin playing with. If you missed the newsletter, you can catch Jon Mountjoy's blog…

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Learning Ruby for Force.com Developers – Part 2

This is part #2 from my adventures of learning Ruby. If you missed part #1 you might want to take a look at it just to get up to speed. Again, these are my goals for this series: Learn Ruby Develop an app locally using Ruby on Rails and the…

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Build a Twilio App in 5 Minutes on Heroku

I just saw this 5 minute video and thought that people might find it interesting in the context of the learning Ruby series. It's pretty slick demo of using Twilio’s HTTP based call-handling model, and Heroku’s provisionless hosting platform, to build and deploy an app in minutes. Get…

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Learning Ruby for Force.com Developers - Part 1

With salesforce.com's recent purchase of Heroku, Ruby just got more interesting. I've never dabbled in Ruby (although I've wanted to!) so this is an excellent reason to dig into the language and see what it's all about. Since I'm learning Ruby I thought some people might also benefit from…

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