Writing a Salesforce Bot for Slack

This is another installment in my ongoing Slack and Salesforce integration series. In part 1, I demonstrated how, using a Webhook, Salesforce can post messages to Slack channels when specific events happen (for example, when the status of an opportunity changes). In part 2, I showed how, using Slash Commands, Slack users can access Salesforce […]

1 commentsContinue Reading

Ionic 2 with iOS and Material Design Experiences

By default, Ionic 2 styles your application components based on the platform it’s running on: Users automatically get a native iOS experience on iOS and a Material Design experience on Android. Here is a screencast that shows this feature in action in the Ionic Realty sample app I shared recently (see resources at the bottom […]

5 commentsContinue Reading

Creating Lightning Components with React

The Lightning Component Framework is a great UI framework for building modern components and applications on the Salesforce platform. If you are already invested in other UI frameworks, like React or Angular, you can also integrate components built with these frameworks inside Lightning Components. In this post, I’ll share a project that demonstrates how to […]

8 commentsContinue Reading

Angular 2 and Ionic 2 Data Services
Part 1: Promises and Observables

In this post I continue to improve the IonicRealty sample application I shared last week. In particular, I revisit the data access part of the application. The initial version of the application used simple mock services that weren’t really built the “Angular way”. In this article, I share two approaches to build Angular-style mock services. […]

14 commentsContinue Reading

IonicRealty: New Ionic 2 Sample Application

A couple of months ago, I shared a first Ionic 2 sample app built with Ionic 2 alpha. Ionic 2 is now in beta and things have changed a bit. To stay up to date with the latest changes, I built IonicRealty, a new sample app built with Ionic 2 beta. Watch the video: In […]

17 commentsContinue Reading

Slack and Salesforce Integration – Part 2

In my previous post, I demonstrated how to access Slack from Salesforce. I shared an example showing how to use Slack Webhooks and ProcessBuilder to automatically post messages to Slack channels when specific events happen in Salesforce (for example, when the status of an opportunity changes). In this post, I cover the other side of […]

5 commentsContinue Reading

Slack and Salesforce Integration

Slack is a team collaboration application that has gained a significant amount of momentum over the last 2 years. One of the things that sets Slack apart is the simple and powerful way it can integrate with external applications (Google Drive, Twitter, Trello, or any other app). Using Incoming Webhooks, external apps can automatically post […]

8 commentsContinue Reading

css.php