23 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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Salesforce

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By Joey of Global Nerdy 8 days ago.
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…'s civic life, as other companies like The Gap, Levi Strauss, and Salesforce have done, and to understand that there are locals who could benefit from their help.

To homeowners: Enough with the NIMBYism and generation theft, already!

To activists: You can't logically fight both development and displacement. Worse, your antagonism will force deals to take place behind closed doors.

Mai-Cutler points out that one of the reasons San Francisco, like many other cities, is …

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By Marcus of New Relic 29 days ago.
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Once your Salesforce leads or Zendesk tickets are in Insights, you can quickly run queries and create visualizations like these:

SELECT count(*) FROM salesforce_lead_all_fields SINCE 30 hours ago TIMESERIES

SELECT count(*) FROM salesforce lead all fields FACET Company Size c TIMESERIES SINCE 30 hours ago

SELECT count(*) FROM `zendesk ticket all fields` SINCE 6 hours ago TIMESERIES hour SELECT count(*) FROM `zendesk ticket all fields` FACET product SINCE 6 hours ago TIMESERIES…

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By Todd Hoff of High Scalability 1 month ago.
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LinkedIn is shutting down access to their APIs for CRMs (unless you're Salesforce or Microsoft). Support open APIs!

Tim Berners-Lee : I never expected all these cats.

@ muratdemirbas : "Simple clear purpose&principles give rise to complex&intelligent behavior.

Complex rules&regulations give rise to simple&stupid behavior."

@ BonzoESC : "Duplication is far cheaper than the wrong abstraction." @ sandimetz @ rbonales…

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We're excited to introduce a new talk series focused on product design, hosted by thoughtbot in San Francisco.

On February 25th at 6:30pm, we will host the first Taco Tuesdays event at thoughtbot San Francisco ( 85 2nd St, Suite 700, 94105 )

Our first two speakers are Adam Morse , product designer at Salesforce, and Wells Riley , product designer at KickSend and Hack Design. They will give talks on the topic: "What is a design …

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Facebook, Google, Twitter, Yahoo, LinkedIn, Salesforce, Tumblr, Dropbox, Github, Booking.com, Box, Groupon and others.

Are you joining us for this great event? It is a great time to register now as Early Bird special prices end this Sunday, February 2nd. Our sponsor list is also filling fast with industry leaders stepping up as top level supporters of the conference. A limited number of spaces are still available .

The post Percona Live MySQL Conference

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By Damien Katz of Damien Katz 4 months ago.
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…reducing production costs dramatically. It's quite ambitious and I don't know if I'm yet at liberty to talk about the project details and scope. But if we can pull it off we will change a lot more than Salesforce, in the same way the Dynamo work changed a lot more than Amazon's shopping cart. It's ridiculously cool. And we are hiring the best people possible to make it happen.

Here I go again. I'm a very, very lucky man.

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By Assaf Arkin of Labnotes 5 months ago.
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The Dirty Secret Behind the Salesforce $1M Hackathon . I can't say I'm surprised, not even a little bit. Apropos corporate-benefit hackatons, Ben Taylor nails it:

Hey cleaners, I'm holding a cleaning hackathon at my house this weekend. There will be cleaning mentors and lots of cleaning supplies.

Why Do I Always Wake Up 5 Minutes Before My Alarm Goes Off? Science explains how our built-in clock works as well as our cell phone.

None of the …

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By Matt of Heroku 5 months ago.
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…Heroku1 is the new Heroku Connect technology, which leverages your Salesforce investment by giving your developers a simple and efficient way to connect all your customer-facing Heroku apps to your Salesforce environment.

Heroku Connect:

Automatically synchronizes your Heroku Postgres database with your customer and operational data in Salesforce.

Provides your Force.com data in a SQL database, which is compatible with all leading web and mobile app dev environments, such …

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By Matt of Heroku 5 months ago.
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…announcement for Dreamforce is Heroku Connect. It syncs data from Salesforce into Heroku Postgres automatically, handling many of the common issues of using an API such as local caching and conflict resolution. Because many application frameworks are optimized for using an SQL database ( Rails, Django, etc), this makes it incredibly fast and easy to build apps that connect with Salesforce.

Heroku Connect is available as part of our Heroku1 edition and is in limited availability …

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By Marcus of New Relic 5 months ago.
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It's never been done before, and it'll happen next week in San Francisco at Dreamforce: Salesforce and Heroku are offering a top prize of a cool million dollars for the best mobile app created in their hackathon .

As one of Heroku's most popular add-ons , New Relic is certain to be an indespensible tool for the hackathon teams - and for anyone that needs to rapidly find and fix performance issues with their web, mobile, and API apps.

entity_623012 …

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