Public displays of affection

I have a new role at Skuid! My new title: Principal Developer Advocate. Yes, the acronym is PDA. Now does the title make sense? You can thank my new manager, the leader of the “USE Skuid” team, for that one. But really – I think the title conveys it well: my new role is trying […]

How to reliably reference external JavaScript libraries in Visualforce pages/components

To help foster an ongoing conversation among Salesforce ISV and OEM partners — aka developers of Salesforce AppExchange apps — I started this discussion on the Salesforce ISV Partners LinkedIn group, which I encourage fellow ISV’s/OEM’s to join: Let’s pool our thoughts – best practices for Salesforce ISV/OEM app development One of the best practices […]

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 blazed 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?