Building a Trivia App with React

I sometimes use a Trivia app at the end of my talks as a replacement for the traditional summary slide, and we have also been using Trivia games as a fun activity at different Salesforce Developer events. In this article, I share a React version of the Trivia application. The app is written with React […]

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Meet DreamHouse, the Salesforce App Cloud Sample App

With the Salesforce App Cloud, you can build any type of application: HR, Finance, Commerce, Loyalty, Inventory, etc. And you can create your application faster than with any other platform, because you can build most of it without code. 80% Code Free Every application has core requirements like identity management, data entry, data security, analytics, […]

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Slack and Salesforce Integration: Authentication

This is another installment in my ongoing Slack and Salesforce integration series. In part 2 (Slash Commands) and part 3 (Bots), I used an “integration user” to access Salesforce on behalf of Slack users. In other words, all Slack users connected to Salesforce using the same Salesforce user. This may be fine in some cases […]

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Slack and Salesforce Integration Webinar

Thanks everybody for attending the Slack and Salesforce Integration Webinar today. Here is a list of resources mentioned during the presentation: Slack blog post: Connecting Slack and Salesforce Slack API documentation Slack and Salesforce Integration Part 1: Webhooks – Blog – Apex class Slack and Salesforce Integration Part 2: Slash Commands – Blog – Repo […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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