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How We Quickly Built a Movember App

A couple of days before the start of movember, I had an idea to get a web app up and running to show our "mo-gress" for those in our Trineo team who wanted to participate in movember.

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The Importance and Ubiquity of JavaScript

Last Thursday was JS Conf AU 2012. The first ever Australian JavaScript conference. Matthew Wratt and I represented Trineo at the conference, which had a series of impressive talks.

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"The Ethic of Delivery" Presented at Defrag

The presentation reflected on Abhinav's previous life working in Enterprise IT and his observations of what didn't work and an experiment that he was part of to try things a different way.

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Mobile Components for Visualforce

At Dreamforce 2012 Salesforce demonstrated the Salesforce Touch platform. Salesforce Touch enables to easily create and deploy mobile apps across multiple devices on Force.com.

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Communication Cadence: Lessons from Lopp

What makes a good team? Communication. How best should one communicate with your team? I had the fortune of hearing well-known blogger Michael Lopp speak on the art of team.

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A Productive Week in San Francisco

The gang at Atlassian did really well with their Summit. I anticipate that their Summit audience numbers will only grow over time. It was great to meet their customers, and those in their commercial ecosystem.

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Gmail Integration Battle - Insight vs Cloudworks

The combination of using Google Apps for email and Salesforce.com for CRM is all too common. We’ve been using both products for years but the integration of the two products over that time has been sadly lacking.

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Force.com Migration Toolkit + VIM

As a Force.com developer I have always wanted a chance to become proficient at using these tools myself (VIM in particular), and before long I found myself looking into ways this might be possible.

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Today, Salesforce Released Do.com

Salesforce.com today released Do.com, a simple project management tool, into public beta. Do.com is the result of an acquisition that Salesforce.com made a few months back when they acquired Manymoon.com.

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Javascript Remoting: How It Works

In my previous post I explained how Javascript remoting can be used in Force.com to provide fast, asynchronous communication between client & server. This time I will explain how it works at more of a technical level.

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Does the Private Cloud Exist?

The term ‘private cloud’ has been used a lot in the last year or so. Some say the private cloud doesn’t exist but in most cases the term is being used to simply relabel the status quo. So does private cloud really exist? YES!

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Day 2 Rocky Mountain Ruby 2011

Continuing on this summary for Day 2. We started with Real Time Rack by Konstantin Haase, followed by Implementing Rails 3.1, Backbone.js, CoffeeScript, jQuery, Sass, and CouchDB on EC2 by Rod Cope.

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