July 19, 2012

When is ExtJS really right for Salesforce Apps?

I recently got chance to work on Ext JS 4+ MVC. This post tries to state some experiences, so that it can help other companies and developers making wise decisions about opting Ext JS for a business requirement. We will explore Ext 4 MVC in general and salesforce point of view in the points below:

July 18, 2012

Take aways from Salesforce Noida Developer Meetup !

imageNoida meetup was great opportunity to connect with force.com peers. We had good presentations and knowledge exchange, here is the briefing of those presentations

July 14, 2012

Generating Base-64 SHA-1 Signature Header for Rackspace API in Apex

This post shares small code snippet to generate base-64 SHA1 Hash, which is typically used in passing as signature header to some APIs. We tested this snippet with Rackspace API Signature Header, which requires a base-64 SHA1 Hash.

The key point to note here is we need to encode the binary hash, not the hex hash, into base-64 and thus the resulting string should be 28 characters long. Here is the gist snippet to generate the hash

July 6, 2012

Upcoming Salesforce Dev events in India (July’12)

imageYes, this is true Force.com team is coming to Noida and many other cities in India this July’12. We always saw force.com team doing lots of dev meetups and events all around the globe, India only got limited events few years back.
But this time Salesforce team is coming with big bang, i.e. with events and workshops in 4 core cities of India i.e. Bangalore, Pune, Hyderabad and Noida.