When building applications that are integrated with Salesforce, one of the choices you have to make is how you get data out of Salesforce and into your app. You can use one of the many ETL tools on the market, you can poll for changed records, use the Force.com
This post has been sloshing around in my brain for a couple of months now and it’s finally time to let it spill out all over the floor. Last July I started digging into Google Go for my Topcoder Cribs with Docker blog post, and found it to be
Just prior to Dreamforce 2014, I launched Code Your Way In allowing developers to complete an Apex algorithm challenge for free entrance to our Topcoder Open developer conference. Feel free to try it out. In a nutshell, the node app uses the nforce-tooling plugin for nforce I wrote to submit
I started a new series on the [topcoder] blog called "Phasers on Innovate” where I simply talk about cool tech stuff and build things. Late last year Heroku started supporting WebSockets so I thought I would take a stab at rewriting our Corona application which currently uses Socket.io.
Yesterday I released the nforce-tooling plugin for nforce so today I thought I would follow up with some sample demos and a video walking through the process of using the plugin. The video walks through two demos. The first is for standard functions like describe, querying tooling objects and creating/
Over Christmas break I stared playing around with the Force.com Tooling API in node.js. We have some ideas over at topcoder for the Tooling API and I wanted to build a POC to see how crazy I was. After a couple of days I started to realize how