Author Archives: craigisakson

5 LESSONS I’VE LEARNED FROM USER EXPERIENCE

I have been around technology for a long time – just about as long as I can remember. Back when I started computing, the concept of user experience (UX) wasn’t even a thing. You knew the commands to tell your … Continue reading

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CONTEXT MATTERS: HOW TO ENGAGE YOUR CUSTOMERS WITH MOBILE

It’s safe to say that the customer is the lifeblood of any business. Without customers buying your products or using your services, your business would cease to exist. That’s why it’s so important to engage with your customers and provide … Continue reading

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FOCUS ON BRANDED APPS FADES, SHIFTS TOWARD MOBILE PARTNERSHIPS

Apps, apps, apps! Everybody wants an app. What if I were to say, “You don’t need an app!”? Would you think I was crazy? The reason is simple. What you really need is a mobile strategy. This strategy may very … Continue reading

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HOW TO: CALL AN APEX CONTROLLER METHOD FROM LIGHTNING COMPONENT

Lightning seems to be all the rage these days!  How could it not?  It is exciting stuff and changes the way that Salesforce developers need to think when coming up with their solutions on the platform.  One of the most … Continue reading

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HOW TO: CALL BATCH APEX FROM BATCH APEX

Batch Apex is a powerful tool that can be used to do all sorts of cool stuff on the Salesforce platform.  Batch Apex is typically used to perform larger operations that would normally be restricted by governor limits.  It allows … Continue reading

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HAVING TROUBLE WITH ANIMATIONS IN IOS?

I was recently doing a lot of animations for a couple of iOS apps I was building.  For the most part, programming animations for iOS is straightforward and work really well.  I kept running into some small issues that were … Continue reading

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REALTIME TRACKING WITH THE STREAMING API

At Dreamforce 2014 I had the opportunity to present some cool code on using the Streaming API to perform realtime tracking within VisualForce pages on Salesforce.  It was a great experience!  If you have been wondering how to use the … Continue reading

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ANOTHER DREAMFORCE GIVEAWAY?!

Yes, today I am all about the Dreamforce giveaways.  This post is no exception!  Have you been wondering about what the Streaming API is?  How about how to use the Streaming API?  Maybe you know what it is and how … Continue reading

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COOL TECH AT THE SUNDOG LOFT

Dreamforce is less than two weeks away.  Here at Sundog we are preparing by putting the final touches on some awesome tech.  We are very excited to be showcasing a number of different things from wearables to connected devices and … Continue reading

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NOTIFICATIONS WITH THE SALESFORCE IOS SDK IN IOS 8

Anytime there is an OS update for mobile devices, no matter the platform, I always like to pull up apps I have written before or are currently working on to check to see if there are any hiccups.  iOS 8 … Continue reading

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