Author Archives: craigisakson

CREATING CLASSES AND TRIGGERS IN APEX USING THE TOOLING API

Have you ever or are you now in a situation where you need to create an Apex class or trigger via Apex code and you are looking for a good way to do so?  Then you have come to right … Continue reading

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WORKING WITH DYNAMIC MARKERS IN GOOGLE MAPS JS API

Google Maps has been around for quite a while.  As such, when I came across the need to add dynamic markers to a map I did some searching.  My search didn’t really yield what was looking for.  There were a … Continue reading

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STARTING A PUSHTOPIC FOR THE STREAMING API IN SALESFORCE

f you have ever used the Streaming API in Salesforce you know that you need to create a PushTopic for users to subscribe to for streaming to work.  Not a big deal right?  It’s just an object and the topics … Continue reading

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UPLOAD AN IMAGE FROM YOUR MOBILE DEVICE TO SALESFORCE USING CORDOVA

If you have ever built a hybrid mobile application on the Salesforce Platform, you are probably familiar with Cordova.  Cordova allows your application to talk to mobile specific hardware via a JavaScript API.  This allows you the ability to tap … Continue reading

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THE TWO SITES THAT EVERY ANDROID AND IOS DEVELOPER SHOULD HAVE BOOKMARKED

re you into both Android and iOS Development?  Maybe just one or the other?  If so, I have a “Pro Tip”.  Sometimes it is hard to know what is already out there in forms of Libraries for certain things you … Continue reading

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GOOGLE AND APPLE WORKING ON ADDING HEALTH AND FITNESS

Hot off the heals of the announcement of Apple’s Healthkit we have just received word that Google will also be joining the Health and Fitness trend with Google Fit.  A recent Forbes article shows that Goole is planning to unveil this program … Continue reading

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CLIENT-SIDE JSON TO CSV CONVERTER

Working in the world of the web, we are often given data from API’s in JSON format.  This is great for most programming situations because it is lightweight and easy to deal with.  There are times when we do get … Continue reading

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SPEED UP GRADLE IN ANDROID STUDIO

It was about a year ago when Google announced that they were working on Android Studio as the IDE to replace ADT.  Android Studio uses IntelliJ at its core and replaces the use of ANT for building projects to using … Continue reading

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USING AND CUSTOMIZING MFSIDEMENU (SLIDE-OUT MENU) FOR IOS

If you build iOS apps you have probably either built your own slide out menu or you have used a library for doing just that.  Personally, I have done both and really like the ease of implementing a lightweight library … Continue reading

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USING OAUTH 1.0 IN SALESFORCE/APEX

Have you ever come across a time when you needed to start building out integrations in Salesforce that connect API’s that use OAuth 1.0?  If you have then you probably know that it can be a fairly tedious task.  If … Continue reading

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