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Build Customer Centric Applications Using the Salesforce Toolkits for .NET


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Build Customer Centric Applications Using the Salesforce Toolkits for .NET

  1. 1. Building Customer Applications Using the Salesforce Toolkits for .NET April 16, 2014
  2. 2. #forcewebinar Safe Harbor Safe harbor statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: This presentation may contain forward-looking statements that involve risks, uncertainties, and assumptions. If any such uncertainties materialize or if any of the assumptions proves incorrect, the results of, inc. could differ materially from the results expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements we make. All statements other than statements of historical fact could be deemed forward-looking, including any projections of product or service availability, subscriber growth, earnings, revenues, or other financial items and any statements regarding strategies or plans of management for future operations, statements of belief, any statements concerning new, planned, or upgraded services or technology developments and customer contracts or use of our services. The risks and uncertainties referred to above include – but are not limited to – risks associated with developing and delivering new functionality for our service, new products and services, our new business model, our past operating losses, possible fluctuations in our operating results and rate of growth, interruptions or delays in our Web hosting, breach of our security measures, the outcome of intellectual property and other litigation, risks associated with possible mergers and acquisitions, the immature market in which we operate, our relatively limited operating history, our ability to expand, retain, and motivate our employees and manage our growth, new releases of our service and successful customer deployment, our limited history reselling non- products, and utilization and selling to larger enterprise customers. Further information on potential factors that could affect the financial results of, inc. is included in our annual report on Form 10-Q for the most recent fiscal quarter ended July 31, 2012. This documents and others containing important disclosures are available on the SEC Filings section of the Investor Information section of our Web site. Any unreleased services or features referenced in this or other presentations, press releases or public statements are not currently available and may not be delivered on time or at all. Customers who purchase our services should make the purchase decisions based upon features that are currently available., inc. assumes no obligation and does not intend to update these forward-looking statements.
  3. 3. #forcewebinar Speakers Wade Wegner Technical Evangelist, @WadeWegner Richard Seroter Director of Product Management, CenturyLink Cloud @rseroter
  4. 4. #forcewebinar Follow Developer Force for the Latest News @forcedotcom / #forcewebinar Developer Force – Community +Developer Force – Community Developer Force Developer Force Group
  5. 5. #forcewebinar Agenda §  What is it? §  Why did we build a toolkit for .NET developers? §  Design principles §  Engineering process §  Sample applications & accelerators §  DEMOs: –  Hello API –  Accelerators for ASP.NET, Windows Phone, and Windows Store –  Generics, Dynamics, and Serialization … OH MY! –  Integrating with custom APEX controllers –  Salesforce & Twilio –  iOS and Android apps §  Call to Action §  Q&A
  6. 6. #forcewebinar What is it and why should you care? §  Native Libraries §  NuGet Packages §  Accelerators §  Sample Applications §  Documentation GOAL: Take care of the mundane aspects involved in connecting with the Salesforce1 APIs so you can focus on building amazing .NET applications.
  7. 7. #forcewebinar Why did we build the toolkits? Reasons §  Large .NET developer ecosystem §  Salesforce1 Platform APIs §  Simplify development §  Codify best practices Actual Reason §  We had nothing for .NET developers Justifications
  8. 8. #forcewebinar Design Principles: What was most important to us? §  Multiple & Cross Platform Support –  Portable Class Libraries –  Mono.NET –  Supported platforms: .NET 4.5(.1), Windows Phone 8, Windows Store, iOS, Android, & any Mono.NET platform §  Asynchronous by default §  Support for dynamics and generics §  Simple to use but extensible for advanced scenarios §  Delivered through NuGet packages §  Open source
  9. 9. #forcewebinar Engineering Process: How did we do it? §  Code coverage –  Functional tests –  Unit tests §  Continuous integration §  Filing and responding to Github Issues §  Pull requests
  10. 10. #forcewebinar Sample Applications & Accelerators: Getting Started Sample Aplications Toolkit-for-NET/tree/master/samples §  SimpleConsole §  WebServerOAuthFlow §  Windows8OAuth §  WindowsPhoneOAuth Accelerators Toolkit-for-NET/tree/master/accelerators §  WebLogin §  WP8Login §  W8Login
  11. 11. DEMOs DEMO 1: Hello API! DEMO 2: Building an ASP.NET MVC web site DEMO 3: Building for Windows Phone DEMO 4: Building for Windows Store DEMO 5: Generics, Dynamics, and Serialization … OH MY! DEMO 6: Integrating with custom APEX controllers DEMO 7: SMS and Twilio DEMO 8: Build iOS and Android applications #forcewebinar
  12. 12. #forcewebinar Resources: Where are the bits and bytes? §  Github: Toolkit-for-NET §  Issues (bugs & features): developerforce/ §  NuGet: §  Blog:
  13. 13. #forcewebinar Call to Action: What are the next steps? 1.  Visit the Github repository and review the code and documentation 2.  Use the Developer Edition organization and setup a Connected App 3.  Make a clone of the repository and try out the samples 4.  Install the accelerators via NuGet 5.  Build apps!
  14. 14. Q & A #forcewebinar Wade Wegner @WadeWegner Richard Seroter @rseroter