December 20, 2013

Salesforce MVP - Are you a good candidate ?

Since nominations for Winter'14 MVP are open, I got into discussions with many people regarding few repetitive points, like:

  1. How can I become a force.com MVP ?
  2. How do you become force.com MVP ?
  3. I'm awesome community guy, nominate me as MVP !
  4. Many people voted for me, why I was not selected as MVP ?
Lets take each point in bit detail.

June 4, 2013

Adding new fields can break existing visualforce pages

I recently came across an interesting discussion where adding new field to a Object broke some of existing code. It’s strange right, mostly removing or renaming fields is risky, as they could break some String expressions or merge fields.

Here is the error in one of the possible form for “Name” field

Unknown property 'VisualforceArrayList.Name'
Error is in expression '{!Contact.Location__r.Name}' in component <apex:page> in page abhinav:contactss

Here is one quick way to end up in this problem:

April 28, 2013

Salesforce Mobile Developer Week Meetup @Jaipur

It was a great last few weeks of Apr'13, full of excitement, discussions and enthusiasm about "Salesforce mobile dev week". Heat and excitement about salesforce + mobile events during this week was almost everywhere through out the world, here is a map showing mobile meetups around the globe:

Salesforce mobile developer week events across the globe