Reflection in Apex, brought to you by JSON

In Winter 12, Salesforce very quietly, and without any fanfare, introduced a capability to Apex that has been something of a holy grail to insane Force.com geeks like myself: the beginnings of support for Reflection in Apex. Which intrepid explorer┬áblazed the trail that led to this prodigious capability? For those of you who keeping score, […]

Wicked cool UI platform for Force.com, or not?

We at Skoodat are considering exposing the platform for we use for rapidly building and deploying killer custom UI’s on Force.com — aka Skoodat Skuid. But we’re looking for your feedback: are we crazy, or does this totally excite you? Let us know! Skoodat Skuid — Wicked cool UI platform for Force.com, or not?

How to Link to Reports in Managed Packages

When I hear the words “Reports” and “Managed Packages” in the same sentence, I involuntarily let out a grunt of displeasure. Ask any seasoned ISV, and I guarantee you that the same sour taste fills their mouths. Why? Well, here’s the classic problem: An ISV includes some Reports in their managed package. Now, a common […]