Video - My VMforce Demo from Dreamforce

A number of people were not able to make the VMforce demo so I threw together a short video showing my demo app and the code. I plan on doing a number of tutorials, demos and videos in the near future so stay tuned.…

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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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My VMforce Demo at DF10

My blog has been rather quiet over the past couple of months and for good reason. I'm working on a project on the east coast and a project on the west coast, Wes and I are finishing up our Salesforce Handbook (we are currently having printing issues with the publisher)…

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Need Some Spring Apps Ideas for VMforce!

So a few months ago I promised to put together a Spring / Chatter / App Engine demo that could be possibly ported to VMforce. Since our Handbook is off to the printers, I'm back to doing fun stuff! I'm looking for some ideas for a demo project that you typically wouldn't…

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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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Webinar - Spring for Force.com Developers

Quinton Wall and Josh Long (SpringSource) conducted this early-morning webinar last Thursday in preparation of VMforce. Even though the webinar was essentially a high-level overview and demo of the Spring framework, there were some interesting VMforce nuggets. In addition to the screenshots below, Quinton did release that Salesforce will be…

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Any Interest in a Chatter / Spring / App Engine Tutorial?

Following up on yesterday's post, Get Ready for VMForce - Here's How!, I was thinking about putting together a series of tutorials on building a Chatter app on App Engine using Spring MVC with JDO. This will take considerable effort and I'm just wondering if it would be valuable to…

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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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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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