November 26, 2014

Debugging S1 Lightning & Visualforce Apps via Chrome Remote Debugging (Part 1)

If you are a Mobile developer, you know that mobile and desktop browsers are not same for developers, all beauty and smoothness of desktop browsers go away on mobile, when you go beyond a "Hello World" mobile web app.

This blog post tries to help mobile developers using HTML5, Javascript to develop mobile web pages using Lightning, Visualforce for S1 or Salesforce Mobile SDK. This post is targeted towards Android based devices only, in next post we will cover iOS and Safari based remote debugging as well.

September 22, 2014

Using Skuid to quickly create S1 + Mobile friendly responsive pages

Skuid is an interesting framework to rapidly develop good looking S1/Mobile visualforce pages, it's specially good for admins as they can create and maintain such pages with clicks not code.

My teammate Imran was researching around Skuid. This post is to share some of his findings, to help admins create Salesforce 1 pages quickly by clicks.

September 7, 2014

Auto Updating HTML5 Cache Manifest for Salesforce 1 / Visualforce

For well known performance reasons, client side caching of web resources like stylesheets, images and scripts is important. This becomes pretty important for those who are creating mobile/tablet Visualforce pages for Salesforce 1. Luckily HTML5  Application Cache is well supported on Visualforce + Salesforce 1 stack, please refer this official document for more details.

Getting started with Cache Manifest is easy, but problem comes when cached resources are changed, and we need to force browser to refresh them ?